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Intensified irrigation threatens agricultural productivity

watering High concentrations of salt in agricultural soil is an environmental problem that has plagued human civilization from its very beginning. Also in modern times, salinization of soils is a problem restricting agricultural productivity.

Christmas gift to practice your skills in guessing

Christmas gift This game is a blessing, to practice your skills in guessing. Accuracy and precision, are good for a decision. Although being uncertain might seem less, it can lead to success.

KSLA-Wallenberg Professorship at the CEC

farmland abandonment Professor Tobias Kuemmerle, from the Humboldt University in Berlin, will be the holder of the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry, KSLA-Wallenberg Professorship 2018. The Centre of Environmental and Climate research will be professor Kuemmerles host institute during his stay in Sweden.

Film from workshop about ecosystem services in agricultural production

flowers The workshop was organized by the CEC and the strategic research area BECC, November 21-22 2017.

To plow a lot, a little or not at all

plöjning Reduced tillage before sowing benefits symbiotic fungi, this is shown in Sofia Hydbom's dissertation Tillage practices and their impact on soil organic carbon and the microbial community.

Rich pollination improves strawberry harvesting

Well-pollinated strawberries grow faster and weigh more than less pollinated strawberries. Pollination is more important for strawberry growth than previously thought. A rich pollination gives better strawberry harvesting with strawberries that grow faster and weigh more. This is shown in a recently published study from the Center for Environmental and Climate Research, CEC.

Aerosol particles impact on the climate

Aircraft and clouds Emilie Öström has written a thesis that increases our knowledge of how airborne particles, so-called aerosols, affect the climate.

Climate change - the state of knowledge, politics and innovations as a solution

solar cells In conjunction with the IPCC authors' meeting in Malmö in October Sustainability Forum and Climate-KIC, both operating from the CEC, are co-organizers of three arrangements concerning climate change, climate policy and innovation as a solution.

Cultivating oilseed rape can affect later flowering plants

oilseed rape photo Pixabay Increasing cultivation of oilseed rape may have consequences for pollinators and wild plant pollination. A recently published study from CEC suggests that oilseed rape can affect later flowering plants.

Ullrika Sahlin awarded project money at Climate-KIC Ideation Day

Ullrika Sahlin Ullrika Sahlin, risk specialist at CEC, was awarded 15 000 Euros for her project "gaming for better decisions under uncertanty"at the Climate-KIC Ideation Day II this Tuesday. Ullrikas project aims at developing a fun and educational game for decision makers where they can develop skills in making decisions on climate related issues with consideration of risk and uncertainty.

Centre for Environmental and Climate Research, CEC

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223 62 Lund, Sweden

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