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Nordic Environmental Footprint Conference - From theory to market conditions
Event | Event starts: 2018-09-18

Could environmental footprints be a game-changing policy tool in the future? At the conference you learn about the new approach and how it may become a market standard for environmental communication ......

Current > Events > Nordic Environmental Footprint Conference - From theory to market conditions
SCANDANnet
Project | Published: 2018-07-10

  Background In accordance with the European Water Framework Directive, the Nordic countries monitor the ecological status of waterbodies to assure that either their good stat...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > SCANDANnet
Algal bloom monitoring July 12, 2018: Blue-green algal blooms increased in the Gulf of Finland and in the Archipelago Sea, blooms also in abundance in lakes
Press release | Published: 2018-07-12

The number of blue-green algal blooms has increased considerably, especially in south-western and southern sea areas. There are also plenty of blue-green algal blooms in lakes. If predicted heat and c......

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Current > Algal bloom monitoring July 12, 2018: Blue-green algal blooms increased in the Gulf of Finland and in the Archipelago Sea, blooms also in abundance in lakes
Current > Algal reviews > Algal bloom monitoring July 12, 2018: Blue-green algal blooms increased in the Gulf of Finland and in the Archipelago Sea, blooms also in abundance in lakes
Current > Press releases > Algal bloom monitoring July 12, 2018: Blue-green algal blooms increased in the Gulf of Finland and in the Archipelago Sea, blooms also in abundance in lakes
Research & Development > Sea > Algal bloom monitoring July 12, 2018: Blue-green algal blooms increased in the Gulf of Finland and in the Archipelago Sea, blooms also in abundance in lakes
Research & Development > Water > Algal bloom monitoring July 12, 2018: Blue-green algal blooms increased in the Gulf of Finland and in the Archipelago Sea, blooms also in abundance in lakes
Finnish environmental experts available during the #Helsinki2018 Summit
News | Published: 2018-07-11

Presidents Trump and Putin will meet in Helsinki 16.7. The experts of Finnish Environment Institute SYKE are available for the media to give more information on black carbon, climate change and on pro......

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Current > News > Finnish environmental experts available during the #Helsinki2018 Summit
Research & Development > Climate change > Finnish environmental experts available during the #Helsinki2018 Summit
Research & Development > Sea > Finnish environmental experts available during the #Helsinki2018 Summit
Business oppourtunities
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

Biogas plants provide new livelihoods for agricultural areas in several manners. Biogas plants generate energy that can be used by the plant itself or it can be sold in different forms. Digestate can...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Utilisation of biogas > Business oppourtunities
Challenges
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

Biogas producers have had challenges to find operational and cost-efficient processing technologies. Solids and liquids can be separated from digestate. Phosphorous rich solids (dry content 20-30 %) ...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Recycled fertilizers > Challenges
Energy
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

Biogas consists mainly of methane and carbon dioxide. Methane can be used in energy production in a similar manner as natural gas. Biogas is a valuable fuel that can be used for several purpos...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Utilisation of biogas > Energy
Environmental impacts
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

In this project, environmental impacts digestate processing and the generated fertilizers are assessed with Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). These impacts are compared to the refence situation, in this c...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Nutrient cycles, environment and economics > Environmental impacts
Guidance
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

Since new products do not typically have a type designation in the fertilizer regulation, in this project we make an application in collaboration with the responsible authority (Evira). Our aim is to ...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Recycled fertilizers in field test > Guidance
Nutrient cycles, environment and economics
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

In this project, whole processing chains, from the raw materials to end-products ,are assessed, and environmental and economic impacs are considered....

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Nutrient cycles, environment and economics
Nutrients
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

Storing recycled fertilizers in Biokymppis´ property in Kitee. Most of the biogas plant digestate can be used as fertilizers and dressing. Biogas production is a closed process and all th...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Utilisation of biogas > Nutrients
Possibilities
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

Field tests in Kitee, Finland. Photo: Tanja Myllyviita It is essential to understand what kind of fertilizers are to be produced and to adjust processing technologies accordingly. Well-ad...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Recycled fertilizers > Possibilities
Profitability
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

In this project, cost-effectiveness of using digestate fertilizers from the farmers’ perspective are assessed. The main target is to assess what are the preconditions for the price compared to other ...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Nutrient cycles, environment and economics > Profitability
Recycled fertilizers
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

Technology for spreading the recycled fertilizers. Photo: Ari-Matti Seppänen Unprocessed biogas digestate is not optimal fertilizer from farmers’ perspective. Nutrient balances ar...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Recycled fertilizers
Recycled fertilizers in field test
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

Spreading the recycled fertilizers in Kitee. Photo: Antti Kokkonen The aim of this project is to develop in collaboration with farmers recycled fertilizers which are efficient, safe to us...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Recycled fertilizers in field test
Testing
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

Fertilization effect of concentrated processed digestate is tested in the field tests with typical crops: cereal, grass and greenhouse cucumber. In these field tests, processed divestate iscompa...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Recycled fertilizers in field test > Testing
Utilisation of biogas
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

Cattle manure is suitable raw material for recycled fertilizers. Photo: Tapio Heikkilä Biogas production is based on multiphase composition process generated by microbes. Several ...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Utilisation of biogas
Algal bloom monitoring July 5, 2018: More blooms of cyanobacteria observed in lakes than usual, locally abundant blooms in sea areas as well
Press release | Published: 2018-07-05

In lakes, cyanobacterial blooms occur more abundantly than usually at this time of the year. In coastal areas of the Gulf of Finland and Archipelago Sea, local, abundant blooms of cyanobacteria have b......

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Current > Algal bloom monitoring July 5, 2018: More blooms of cyanobacteria observed in lakes than usual, locally abundant blooms in sea areas as well
Current > Algal reviews > Algal bloom monitoring July 5, 2018: More blooms of cyanobacteria observed in lakes than usual, locally abundant blooms in sea areas as well
Research & Development > Sea > Algal bloom monitoring July 5, 2018: More blooms of cyanobacteria observed in lakes than usual, locally abundant blooms in sea areas as well
Research & Development > Water > Algal bloom monitoring July 5, 2018: More blooms of cyanobacteria observed in lakes than usual, locally abundant blooms in sea areas as well
EIP-AGRI
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

EIP operational groups increase profitability, efficiency and sustainability of the agriculture and other primary production. Operational groups are developing a substantial innovation for agricultur...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE) > Project description > EIP-AGRI
Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE)
Content page | Published: 2018-07-05

In this project, we assess farmers’ needs for recycled fertilizers and assess their environmental impacts for both farms and production chains. Refinement of biogas digestate is under an evalu...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE)

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