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Environmental science focuses on the interaction between nature, the environment and human beings, and is thus central to achieving sustainable development. In particular, environmental science focuses on studying environmental problems, their causes, processes, effects and possible measures and solutions. It is interdisciplinary and primarily founded in the natural sciences and engineering, with clear links to other subjects such as political science, law, economics, and behavioral sciences.
With remote analysis techniques, researchers gain better understanding of tundra regions becoming greener.
In the summer, doctoral students Johan Leander and Sven Norman go into an intense period out in the field.
The UN report on oceans and climate is based on long time data series. Umeå University contributes to these.