Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry | ACES

Interdisciplinary research with impact. Problem-oriented education of high quality.

ACES endorses March for Science

April 20, 2017

ACES endorses March for Science on April 22, 2017 and supports its mission of standing for “robustly funded and publicly communicated science as a pillar of human freedom and prosperity”. The March for Science aims to “unite as a diverse, nonpartisan group to call for science that upholds the common good and for political leaders and policy makers to enact evidence based policies in the public interest.”  …

Stockholm University ranked in top 50 in environmental sciences

April 18, 2017

When the “QS world university rankings by subject” were announced for 2017, Stockholm University came 40th in the world in environmental sciences. Besides environmental science, Stockholm University was ranked in the top 50 universities in the world in Geography (39th), Social policy & Administration (46th), and Sociology (49th). QS Rankings are published annually by the British firm Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). …

ACES researchers in international research project to understand ocean-atmosphere interaction

April 3, 2017

On a planet that is dominated by water, determining how the oceans interact with the atmosphere is critical if we are to understand the climate of the Earth. All ocean-atmosphere exchange occurs through the sea surface microlayer that is less than 1 millimeter thick. However, many gaps remain in our understanding of the sea surface microlayer and how it impacts …

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We offer a range of courses in environmental science, environmental chemistry, and analytical chemistry. Our courses provide training that is tailored to your career aspirations, and offer pathways that can help you reach your potential

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Interdisciplinary research with impact

Cutting edge research on global issues: chemical contaminants, atmospheric aerosols, biogeochemical cycles of carbon and nutrients, and analytical chemistry

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At ACES, our ambition is to contribute to a sustainable society.
For that, we provide support and expert advice to government agencies, private companies, non-governmental organizations, schools and other groups on a variety of issues.

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We help government agencies and the private sector with laboratory and field investigations, data reviews and knowledge syntheses.

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Strategic collaborations

On occasion and on a case-by-case basis, we engage in long-term strategic collaborations with external partners that share our commitment to sustainability.

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