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Projects

By using the search tool on the right-hand column, you will find the ongoing projects and projects completed in 2012 - 2015, as well as other central projects that have been completed earlier.

The search results are listed according to the order of which website has been published last, with the newest website listed at the top.

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Machine vision in environment monitoring (EnVision)

The purpose of the project is to evaluate the suitability of the machine vision, using drones, to identify species in the production of environmental information in land, water and traffic areas. The ...

The Ecosystem Hotel

An Ecosystem Hotel is a place that offers a sanctuary for species assemblages during changes in land use. On larger scale, within this project we aim to develop and test methods for mitigating biodive...

The Habitat Bank of Finland

The Habitat Bank of Finland explores and develops the feasibility of ecological compensations in Finland. Through piloting with stakeholders and inter-disciplinary research, this umbrella project will...

Soil carbon model - Yasso

A dynamic model to calculate the amount of soil carbon, changes in soil carbon and heterotrophic soil respiration.

ORIGIN: Outdoor recreation, nature interpretation and integration in Nordic countries

The project ORIGIN facilitates Nordic cooperation and networking of public and private organizations and NGOs working with integration and natural/cultural heritage. The project aims at increasing the...

Coordinated and Integrated Permitting System (CIPS) in South Africa

The Overall Objective (intended long-term impact) of the Project was improved environmental governance in terms of enhanced service delivery of DEA by simplifying the environmental permitting processe...

Needs Assessment for the Effective Implementation of the Environmental Conservation Law in Myanmar

Objectives of the assessment were three-fold: (1) Carry out a comprehensive review of the Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) in Myanmar and an assessment of existing gaps in its implementation and e...

Potential and Pitfalls of Alternative Approaches to Ecosystem Service Valuation (ValuES)

The aim of ValuES project is to analyze the potential of alternative valuation approaches in valuing ecosystem services in different management and decision making contexts. It will develop an integra...

Fluxes of Terminal Electron Acceptors: Linking Human Disturbance to the Health of Aquatic Systems (TEAQUILA)

In the TEAQUILA project we will focus on improving the state of aquatic ecosystems by controlling the load of terminal electron acceptors (TEAs), besides decreasing nutrient loading. The analysis of c...

Climate Change Indicators and Vulnerability of Boreal Zone Applying Innovative Observation and Modeling Techniques (EU Life+ MONIMET)

The LIFE MONIMET project aims to fill knowledge gaps and better understand the future development of carbon and water balances and their relationship to climate change in boreal zones. It will also fi...

Assessing the role of economic instruments in policy mixes for biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services provision (POLICYMIX)

POLICYMIX has analysed economic instruments for biodiversity conservation in a mix of operational conservation policy instruments. The Finnish case study has evaluated national and regional biodiversi...

Intellectually driven management of natural resources of Green Belt of Fennoscandia, IntellGreenBelt

The project shall provide information support to hunters, fishermen and education tourists, and implement a number of small infrastructure-building investment projects in selected areas. In the long-t...

Nordic nature - trends towards 2010

"Nordic Nature – trends towards 2010" was a Nordic communication project on biological diversity financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers.

Operationalisation of Natural capital and Ecosystem Services: From concepts to real-world applications (OpenNESS)

OpenNESS aims to translate the concepts of Natural Capital (NC) and Ecosystem Services (ES) into operational frameworks that provide tested, practical and tailored solutions for integrating ES into la...

Knowledge, communication and targeting of biodiversity conservation

This interdisciplinary research project addresses the targeting challenge in allocating the efforts to conserve biodiversity. Taking the practice of biodiversity conservation and the local actors’ exp...

Ecosystem Services and Human Health – an Argumenta Project

The aim of the project “Ecosystem services and human health” is to produce a wide-ranging summary of the links between ecosystem services and human health; and to develop a collaborative national plat...

Light pollution – a serious environmental problem? (VALO)

Light pollution is artificial light that causes adverse effects to the functioning of ecosystems or to human health or well-being. Light pollution - a serious environmental threat? (VALO) is a project...

National Assessment of the Economics of Ecosystem Services in Finland (TEEB Finland) – Synthesis and Roadmap

TEEB Finland is a pioneering project that aims to initiate a systematic national process to incorporate ecosystem services into all levels of decision-making. The goal of the project is to identify Fi...

Impacts of climate change on multiple ecosystem services: Processes and adaption options at landscape scales (CLIMES)

Climate change provides a major challenge for the sustainable management of the key ecosystem services and therefore sector-specific adaptation measures are needed. This joint project of Chinese and F...

Identification guide of Finnish Opiliones and Pseudoscorpions

In this project the aim is to produce a well-written identification book with descriptions and identification keys for all the Finnish harvestman and pseudoscorpion species, including basic knowledge ...


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