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Machine vision in environment monitoring (EnVision)
Project | Published: 2017-08-18

Short address: http://www.syke.fi/projects/envision Objectives The purpose of the project is to evaluate the suitability of the machine vision, using drones, to identify species in the pr...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Machine vision in environment monitoring (EnVision)
Ecosystem hotel
Project | Published: 2017-08-10

Intensive land use can diminish nature values, threaten the long term survival of species and even undermine the functioning of entire ecosystems. With increasing pressure to use land for human needs...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Ecosystem hotel
Research & Development
Content page | Published: 2016-02-08

We research environmental changes and their backgrounds, as well as search for methods to resolve problems. Our work involves interaction between nature, the environment and humans. We tackle si...

Research & Development
How Essential Biodiversity Variables and remote sensing can help national biodiversity monitoring
Published: 2017-05-12

(Global Ecology and Conservation, 2017)...

Publications > Articles > How Essential Biodiversity Variables and remote sensing can help national biodiversity monitoring
Habitat Bank
Project | Published: 2016-06-30

The Habitat Bank of Finland, originating in a Helsinki Challenge awarded idea "Biodiversity NOW!", is an umbrella project analysing, developing and piloting the principles of ecological compensation ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Habitat Bank
Soil carbon model (Yasso)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Dynamic model to calculate the amount of soil organic carbon, changes in the amount of soil organic carbon and heterotrophic soil respiration. Current applications include Earth System Modeli...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Soil carbon model (Yasso)
The science, policy and practice of nature-based solutions
Published: 2017-02-24

Science of the Total Environment (2017)...

Publications > Articles > The science, policy and practice of nature-based solutions
Outdoor recreation, nature interpretation and integration in Nordic countries (ORIGIN)
Project | Published: 2016-07-01

Immigration and the integration of migrants into the Nordic societies have become hot topics due to, not the least, the recent influx of asylum seekers and refugees to Europe. The Nordic countries ha...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Outdoor recreation, nature interpretation and integration in Nordic countries (ORIGIN)
A correspondence on invasive species was published in Nature
News | Published: 2016-05-23

A correspondence on invasive species was just published in the high level scientific journal, Nature. In this Letter led by a senior scientist Maiju Lehtiniemi from SYKE’s Marine Research Centre the r......

Current > News > A correspondence on invasive species was published in Nature
Experts
Content page | Published: 2016-02-08

SYKE employs more than 580 professionals, almost 430 of them in research and expert tasks. Our expertise and extensive cooperation with our partners provide valuable new insights into sustainable dev...

Experts
The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
Press release | Published: 2016-04-27

An international agreement was made in Paris to substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the coming decades. However, a recent study shows that the current Finnish wood bioeconomy fails to m......

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Current > Press releases > The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
Research & Development > Climate change > The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
Research & Development > Consumption and production > The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
New online tool to standardise assessment of the status of European seas
News | Published: 2016-03-22

A new tool for the assessment of the state of the sea (NEAT) has been developed in a large joint European research project DEVOTES, which aims to develop indicators and assessment methods for marine b......

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Current > News > New online tool to standardise assessment of the status of European seas
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > New online tool to standardise assessment of the status of European seas
Research & Development > Water > New online tool to standardise assessment of the status of European seas
New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Press release | Published: 2016-01-14

New methods make it easier to recognise and systematically assess the most significant environmental impacts of various projects, and to illustrate the results. They also improve the participation pos......

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Current > Press releases > New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Research & Development > Built environment > New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Research & Development > Climate change > New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Research & Development > Consumption and production > New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Research & Development > Water > New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Coordinated and Integrated Permitting System (CIPS) in South Africa
Project | Published: 2015-12-18

Project Description 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 environ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Coordinated and Integrated Permitting System (CIPS) in South Africa
Members
Content page | Published: 2015-12-16

Members of the Nature Panel, the Finnish national IPBES panel, 2015–2018 Chair: Professor Jari Niemelä, University of Helsinki Other members: Director Petri Ahlroth...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > Nature Panel > Members
Nature Panel
Content page | Published: 2016-06-16

Nature Panel (the Finnish national IPBES panel) promotes the science-policy interface for biodiversity and ecosystem services. The chair of the multidisciplinary Nature Panel is Professor Jari Niemel...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > Nature Panel
Needs Assessment for the Effective Implementation of the Environmental Conservation Law in Myanmar
Project | Published: 2015-12-15

Detailed description of project Objectives of the assessment were three-fold: Carry out a comprehensive review of the Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) in Myanmar and an assessment o...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Needs Assessment for the Effective Implementation of the Environmental Conservation Law in Myanmar
Potential and Pitfalls of Alternative Approaches to Ecosystem Service Valuation (ValuES)
Project | Published: 2015-10-05

  © Photo: Aarno Torvinen/YHA kuvapankki The ValuES project analyzes the potential of alternative valuation approaches in valuing ecosystem services in different management and ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Potential and Pitfalls of Alternative Approaches to Ecosystem Service Valuation (ValuES)
Article on valuing biodiversity in environmental management - the most downloaded in the Ecological Indicators journal
News | Published: 2015-09-23

Researchers from the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) and the University of Helsinki have together released an article on valuing biodiversity in environmental management. Titled ‘How to value bi......

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Current > News > Article on valuing biodiversity in environmental management - the most downloaded in the Ecological Indicators journal
Research & Development > Water > Article on valuing biodiversity in environmental management - the most downloaded in the Ecological Indicators journal
Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve was established in South-Africa with Finland’s support
Press release | Published: 2015-09-14

Finnish Environment Institute and the Central Finland Centre for Economic Development, Transport and Environment have supported the establishment of a new Biosphere Reserve in North-West Province of S......

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Current > Press releases > Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve was established in South-Africa with Finland’s support
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve was established in South-Africa with Finland’s support

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