Krycklan Catchment Study

SND-ID: ecds0169-1.

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Unit for Field-based Forest Research

Research principal

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences - Unit for Field-based Forest Research rorId


The Krycklan Catchment Study (KCS) is one of the most ambitious projects which integrate water quality, hydrology and aquatic ecology in running waters in the boreal region. KCS provide data services and high quality field data to allow state-of-the-art research in hydrological, biogeochemical and ecological processes. KCS aim to do basic science, develop new generations of water management models and provide background information for improved environmental guidelines.

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Method and outcome

Time period(s) investigated

1981 – Ongoing

Data collection
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic description: Krycklan watershed catchment

Administrative information

Responsible department/unit

Unit for Field-based Forest Research


Laudon, H., I. Taberman, A. Ågren, M. Futter, M. Ottosson-Löfvenius, and K. Bishop (2013), The Krycklan Catchment Study—A flagship infrastructure for hydrology, biogeochemistry, and climate research in the boreal landscape, Water Resour. Res., 49, doi:10.1002/wrcr.20520.

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