Press release 2.3.2015
The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) began its operations 20 years ago in March 1995. In the same year, Finland joined the EU. “By virtue of Finland’s EU membership, SYKE was able to take part in EU research programmes. The amount of competitive funding sought-after increased rapidly and European cooperation expanded. Today, almost all research projects are conducted in cooperation with domestic or foreign universities and research facilities,” Lea Kauppi, Director General of SYKE, says. Read more
Aranda’s Baltic Sea monitoring cruise: major Baltic inflow advances in the southern part of the Baltic Sea
Press release 17/2/2015
A special focus of Aranda’s monitoring cruise this year was monitoring the major Baltic inflow that occurred in the Baltic Sea around the turn of the year. So far, the inflow has travelled approximately 200 km in the southern part of the Baltic Sea. “The inflow is not yet affecting the condition of the deepest parts of the main basin or the Gulf of Finland”, leader of the cruise Juha Flinkman explains. Read more
A synergistic city
cannot be built from scratch,
it has to grow.
Dr Joe Ravetz from the University of Machesterin pictures on his lecture the future of cities; how different networks of economy and social relations start to connect in a synergistic way.
Read about Dr Ravetz's thoughts in this webnews story or enjoy the video recording from his lecture.
Baltic Sea online information has been rearranged
Communications related to the Baltic Sea was renewed at the beginning of 2015. The content of the Baltic Sea Portal that was maintained in cooperation between the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, the Ministry of the Environment and the Finnish Meteorological Institute has been integrated into the other online content of the parties. The Baltic Sea Portal was closed at the end of 2014.