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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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Decision Aid for Marine Munitions - DAIMON

After the 2nd World War, a large amount of chemical weapons and ammunition was dumped in the Baltic Sea and the Skagerrak Strait. Also conventional weapons and munitions lie on the seafloor. DAIMON wi...

Multilevel assessment of sustainable oil spill response measures and their impact on Arctic and subarctic marine environments (OILRES)

The aim of this project is to strengthen forces of two R&D institutes to develop new innovative ways to enhance the biological and chemical oil spill response in Arctic and subarctic regions, and to p...

Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE

The project will focus on developing, comparing and evaluating the effectiveness and environmental effects of different oil spill response methods in a cold climate. In addition to this we will be dev...

Developing quality control tools for environment monitoring (OUTLIER)

The SYKE quality control project is expected to provide requirements for conducting quality management activities for all (selected) environmental data collection and environmental technology programs...

Plastic waste pathways into the Baltic Sea (BLASTIC)

The BLASTIC project aims at reducing plastic waste and thereby hazardous substances inflow into the Baltic Sea by mapping and monitoring amounts of litter in the aquatic environment.

Envibase

The ENVIBASE project is a significant national investment in boosting the technical infrastructure behind the collection, management, sharing and utilisation of environmental data in Finland.

EC DG MARE – EMODNet: Knowledge Base for growth and innovation in ocean economy: assembly and dissemination of marine data for seabed mapping

A framework contract with the European Commission's Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE)to procure various services for assembling marine data, metadata and data products a...

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...

Measurement, Monitoring and Environmental Assessment (MMEA) Research Programme: WP1.1 Data Management; Tools WP3 Remote sensing; WP5 Business Applications

Work package 1.1: Data management tools. The goal is to define a business model and a prototype environment for developing new environmental services based on existing data and services, i.e. the envi...

Gulf of Bothnia as Resource for Sustainable Growth (SmartSea)

The purpose of the SmartSea project is to support the growth of commercial marine activities in the Gulf of Bothnia region. The Gulf of Bothnia is an essential resource in terms of fish farming and wi...

Research vessel Aranda renovation

The marine research vessel Aranda will be renovated to meet the needs of future marine research in the Baltic Sea. The renovation reduces the vessel’s operating costs, increases its energy efficiency ...

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...

Finnish Regional Emission Scenario model FRES

The most important national level tool is the Finnish Regional Emission Scenario model (FRES), which has been developed in cooperation with the Finnish Meteorological Institute FMI and The National In...

The Finnish Inventory Programme for the Underwater Marine Environment, VELMU

VELMU collects data on the occurrence of underwater marine biotopes, species and communities in Finland’s marine waters. The programme contributes to the Baltic marine protection and to the sustainabl...

Intermediaries in the energy transition: The invisible work of creating markets for sustainable energy solutions (TRIPOD)

TRIPOD will empirically analyze innovation intermediaries and specify the concepts and analytical tools relevant for intermediation in the context of the ongoing energy transition, i.e., the shift to ...

Requalifying matter: nutrient recycling, pollution control and the shifting economies of fertilisation (QUMARE)

The QUMARE project analyses the promotion of nutrient recycling by focusing on the policy interventions that are to transform manure into a resource and its nutrients into a commodity

Keeping the Arctic White: Regulatory Options for Reducing Short-Lived Climate Forcers in the Arctic (WHITE)

Short-lived climate forcers (SLCFs) include black carbon, methane, tropospheric ozone and some hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). These pollutants have a significant short-term warming influence on the climat...

GAINS and EMEP modelling in the Russian Federation: further developments at the regional level (GAINS Russia)

This project initiative is based on the established cooperation within integrated assessment modelling between Nordic parties – IVL (Sweden), SYKE (Finland), MET Norway (Norway) and JSC SRI Atmosphere...

Environmental impact assessment of airborne particulate matter: the effects of abatement and management strategies (BATMAN)

The overarching aim of this study is to provide new quantitative and reliable information on the optimal procedures for the reduction of PM air pollution and the associated environmental burden of dis...

Understanding the link between Air pollution and Distribution of related Health Impacts and Welfare in the Nordic countries (NordicWelfAir)

The overall aim of the research is to further understand the link between air pollution levels and chemical composition and to investigate and assess the effects of air pollution on the distribution o...


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