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  • Flood Centre warnings now available in the renewed Weather application 2017-04-10
    The renewed Weather application allows you to access five-day weather and flood warnings on your mobile device. The service is part of cooperation between the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) and the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) at their shared Flood Centre.
  • Finnish research institutes planning centre in Chile to develop quality of environmental measurements 2017-04-05
    An international project has been launched at the Finnish Environment Institute to plan a national Center for Environmental Reference in Chile together with the Finnish Meteorological Institute and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. In Chile quality control of environmental measurements has not been sufficiently comprehensive, which has weakened confidence in environmental information.
  • HINKU municipalities reduce climate emissions by nearly a third in eight years 2017-03-29
    Emissions from municipalities in the Carbon Neutral Municipalities (HINKU) network declined by an average 29 percent in 2007 - 2015. The greatest decreases in emissions were in the municipality of Ii (50%), Kitee and Lieksa (36%) as well as Lohja and Rauma (35%). In other HINKU municipalities the average reduction in emissions was 23 percent.
  • Real-time monitoring of oil compounds installed in Tallinn-Stockholm ferry 2017-03-24
    The EU-funded project GRACE has launched a system for real-time monitoring of oil compounds in open seawater. This kind of technology could have a great potential onboard on many types of vessels that operate eg. in the Arctic such as fuel transportation and other supply vessels.
  • Microplastics – a risk to inland and marine waters in Finland 2017-03-21
    The state of Finland’s inland and marine waters has generally improved significantly over recent decades, thanks to effective water protection measures. But our waters are still under threat due to factors including microplastics, climate change, pollution loads from farms and hazardous substances. Microplastic particles originate from sources including our homes and roads.
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Published 2013-06-04 at 15:40, updated 2015-07-23 at 13:30
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