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41 Projects related to FORMAS (The Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning)
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Environmental assessment of road geology and ecology in a system perspective (Joanne Fernlund)

  Period: 2010-01-01 - 2015-01-01

This research project links different aspects of how to improve sustainability and efficiency associated with construction and management of new and existing roads while reducing costs. A systems » more
Energy-efficient cellulosic insulation products/panels for green building solutions (Monica Ek)

The development of insulation structural panels from lignocellulosic or cellulose-based materials could be an attractive solution for sustainable construction. Furthermore, the cellulose material » more
Models, media and Arctic climate change (Professor Sverker Sörlin)

Period: 2009-01-01 - 2012-12-31

The overall objective of the project is to understand the influence of modelling of climate on policy making for sustainable development, with an emphasis on the Arctic. Understanding anthropogenic » more
Energy storage in the ground (Professor Björn Palm)

Period: 2011-09-30 - 2015-09-30

In the future, a larger part of produced electricity will come from energy sources such as the wind, sun and waves. Due to the nature of these resources, the availability of electric energy will vary » more
Triggered phosphorus recovery using reactive filter materials – tapping into the potential of wastewater as a key resource (Gunno Renman)

Period: 2010-04-01 - 2013-03-31

The objectives of this project are based on the Swedish national target that at least 60 % of phosphorus (P) in wastewater should be recovered to productive soil by 2015. The issues of water » more
Long-term sustainability vs. short-term security: the co-evolution of conflicting challenges in the redesign and adaptation of infrastructure systems (Per Högselius)

Period: 2010-07-01 - 2014-12-31

Infrastructure systems – such as transportation, communication, energy and water systems – play fundamental roles in modern societies. During the past two-three decades infrastructures have » more
Strategies for mitigating climate change – scenarios for land use in rural areas (Rebecka Milestad)

Period: 2009-02-01 - 2012-01-31

The research project will increase knowledge on plausible characteristics of, and possible measures towards, sustainable land use in rural areas through developing normative scenarios using a » more
Exergy – a matter of quality (Folke Björk)

Period: 2008-01-01 - 2010-12-30

“Energy savings” and emission reduction are both affected by the energy efficiency of the built environment and the quality of the energy carrier in relation to the required quality of the energy. » more
Methods and concepts for sustainable renovation – MECOREN (Folke Björk)

Period: 2008-01-01 - 2011-12-31

The business concepts supplied by building contractors are of profound importance in renovation processes of the built environment. There are a number of methods available, but also new methods can » more
20th century changes in Swedish medieval churches (Professor Johan Mårtelius)

Period: 2004-01-01 - 2006-12-31

The project explores the changes and restorations during the 20th century in medieval church interiors, focusing on the Uppland region in Sweden. The main purpose is to document the actual changes » more
Household metabolism – Modelling the indirect environmental load of household purchase decisions and using the results to explore options for reductions and systems effects (Björn Frostell)

Period: 2007-01-01 - 2010-12-31

Households contribute 60-70 % of national emissions of greenhouse gases once total lifecycle impacts of all products and services used are considered. Previous attempts to model the indirect impacts » more
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