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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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Soil carbon model - Yasso

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

CIRCWASTE - Towards Circular Economy in Finland

CIRCWASTE (2016-2023) is a LIFE IP project that promotes material efficiency and waste prevention and steers Finland towards circular economy.

Beyond MALPE-coordination: integrative envisioning (BEMINE)

BEMINE project aims to enable capacity for developing and evaluating different development scenarios of sustainable Finnish urbanization and regionalization.

Arctic Freshwater Capital in the Nordic Countries (CAPITAL)

The project produces an evaluation of the socio-economic benefits of the use and management of surface waters in northern / Arctic areas in the Nordic countries. Another objective is to determine the ...

Capacity Building of the Kyrgyz Republic on Son-Kul Lake status assessment for environmentally sustainable development (KGZ-Water/Son-Kul)

The project will increase the capacity of the Kyrgyz environmental authorities to determine POPs (Persistent Organic Pollutants) from water, sediment, fish and benthos. POPs are compounds that are ver...

Developing the guidelines for the post-spill monitoring of the accidental chemical spills in the Baltic sea and cold waters (EKOMON)

The main purpose of the EKOMON project is to make guidance for post-spill environmental monitoring, which can be widely utilized in the Baltic Sea and also other cold waters like the Arctic seas.

SustainBaltic project - ICZM Plans for Sustaining Coastal and Marine Human-ecological Networks in the Baltic Region

SustainBaltic is targeting to four ICZM case plans from Estonia (2) and Finland (2), which are produced based on the current spatial data on ecological, land use and human activities.

Novel Assessment of Black Carbon in the Eurasian Arctic: From Historical Concentrations and Sources to Future Climate Impacts (NABCEA)

Black carbon (BC) has been estimated to be the second most important climate warming pollutant after CO2. The proposed project will produce new research knowledge on BC emitted from increased economi...

Efficient Treatment of Pharmaceutical Residue at Source (EPIC)

EPIC project aims to identify the APIs entering the waste water stream at different sources and testing cost-effective technological solutions to treat APIs at their primary emission sources. The diff...

Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance – ALLIANCE

Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance gathers together blue biotechnology experts from all around the Baltic Sea region (BSR). In the project, the resources of BSR research institutes are made available ...

Towards a future-oriented “Energiewende”: An anticipatory multi-level approach to the decentralised renewable energy transition (FutWend)

The project Futwende examines the causes of changes related to decentralized energy, the roles of actors, mental models, energy and resource policies and institutions that prevent or enable transitio...

Expert services for the development of the cooperation network of the Green Belt of Fennoscandia (GBF), phase II

The aim of the project is to coordinate the development of the Green Belt of Fennoscandia (GBF) into a new, widely acknowledged transboundary model area for cross-border cooperation on biodiversity co...

Expert services for the development of the protected area network in the Barents Region (BPAN), phase II

The project promotes and supports the establishment of a representative network of protected areas in the Barents Region for conservation of biodiversity.

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...

The Nordic Swan Ecolabel, Circular Economy and Product Environmental Footprint (SCEPEF)

Product eco-labels guide consumer choices towards options with best environmental performance.The project “The Nordic Swan Ecolabel, Circular Economy and Product Environmental Footprint” explores how ...

Are the Biotic Ligand Models (BLM) suitable for assessing the ecological risk of metals in Nordic freshwaters?

The results from the project will help the Nordic countries to decide how to react to the requirements of the new Directive (2013/39/EU). The project will test current BLM models ability to assess Nor...

Circular procurement in Nordic Countries - CIPRON

The objective of this project is to study how and to what extent circular procurement is implemented in Nordic countries, focusing on Finland, Denmark and Sweden. Best and good practices of circular p...

National Spatial Data Infrastructure for Integrated Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning (ZAN-SDI)

The importance of geospatial information and its essential role in the sustainable development has been widely recognised and raised interest towards nation-specific infrastructures. SMOLE II project ...

Development of Archipelago Sea nutrient load model assembly and its implementation to coastal Gulf of Finland and Bothnian Sea

In this project an ecosystem model assembly, covering key nutrient inputs and outputs, is being developed for nutrient load management and impact assessment, and monitoring of Finnish coastal areas. T...

Nordic carbon footprint calculators for citizens

We compile an assessment framework to study Nordic carbon footprint calculators for citizens. We build our framework on the existing literature and research on calculators for citizens. The outcome of...

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