Environmental monitoring program area: Forests The program area Forests monitor the state of the forest environments in Sweden, except for the mountain birch forests. Ground chemistry and ground vegetation is monitored at many test sites. svenska Share Contact Listen The program deliver data to for example international conventions on air and climate monitoring. Results from the program area are also important in the evaluation of the national environmental quality objective Natural Acidification Only. Subprograms Links go to Swedish descriptions of the subprograms. National survey of forests, soil and vegetation Integrated monitoring Monitoring of small mammals in forests Toxic pollutants in moose Reference group Reference groups are used to cooperate and exchange information with other stakeholders in the monitoring area, often relevant governmental agencies, municipalities and County Administrative Boards. The two subprograms National survey of forests, soil and vegetation and Integrated monitoring have reference groups. Revisions The latest program revision was done in 1999, as a part of a total revision for the environmental monitoring program. An international evaluation of the subprograms National survey and Integrated monitoring was done in 2002. The subprograms Monitoring of small mammals in forests and Toxic pollutants in moose were evaluated in connection to a revision of toxic substance monitoring in 2006.