Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) produces open data and information for an ecologically, economically and socially sustainable society. SYKE’s open data includes versatile information on water resources, surface and ground waters, the Baltic Sea, environmental load and distractions, the valuable natural environment, land cover and the built environment.
Environmental data is accessible by utilizing web services, spatial datasets and satellite observations, as well as data stored in environmental information systems. Environmental data can also be viewed in various web map applications.
The data and information is produced and collected mainly by the organizations of environmental administration, especially Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) and Centers for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY Centers).
Metadata portal: Descriptions of different datasets and data systems can be viewed in the metadata portal.
SYKE applies Creative Commons By 4.0 International license for open datasets.
This license lets others distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon your work, even commercially, as long as they credit you for the original creation. The source references for credits can be found in the metadata of each data product.
Open data web service is mainly available only in Finnish language.