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Data sources and methods for assessment of chemical risks in environmental crimes processes (RISTE)
Project | Published: 2018-05-18

Background Picture by Niina Viitala. Key actors in environmental crime investigation are the environmental authorities, the police and prosecutors. In the case of suspected environme...

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Burning of floating and stranded oil have been successfully tested in Greenland
Press release | Published: 2018-03-06

Burning of floating and stranded oil was successfully tested last summer in Greenland by Aarhus University, Greenland Oil Spill Response A/S, Lamor Corporation Ab and DESMI A/S. The experiments includ......

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Airborne Monitoring Tools for Arctic and Baltic Sea Environment (UAV-ARCTIC)
Project | Published: 2016-09-26

Oil recovery vessel during KEMI-Arctic 2015 Exercise – Unmanned Aerial vehicles were demonstrated in this Exercise UAV-ARCTIC in brief The goal of this project is to define suitable ...

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Developing the guidelines for the post-spill monitoring of the accidental chemical spills in the Baltic sea and cold waters (EKOMON)
Project | Published: 2016-11-23

Current New guidelines published Monitoring and assessment of environmental impacts of chemical spills in the Baltic Sea Oil Spill Exercise in Ice Conditions and Arctic Oil...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Developing the guidelines for the post-spill monitoring of the accidental chemical spills in the Baltic sea and cold waters (EKOMON)
Number of oil discharges observed at sea decreased
Press release | Published: 2016-02-29

In 2015, the number of suspected illegal discharges of oil reported to Finnish authorities decreased significantly compared to the previous year. Eventually, 47 of the discharges were confirmed to be ......

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More oil spill observations on seas
Press release | Published: 2015-01-21

In 2014, the amount of suspected oil spill observations reported to Finnish authorities grew by one third, compared to the previous year. Eventually, 68 of the spills were confirmed to be oil. Most of......

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Results of water samples taken in Poland indicate significant phosphorous leakages from phosphogypsum stacks
Press release | Published: 2013-07-17

Press release by the Ministry of the Environment and the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) In June, the Ministers of the Environment of Poland and Finland agreed on a joint sampling mis......

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Situation awareness system for environmental emergency response (BORIS 2)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Steering group: Kalervo Jolma (SYKE), Magnus Nyström (Ministry of the Environment), Rami Ruuska (The Ministry of the Interior Department for Rescue Services), Ilpo Tolonen (Regional rescue serv...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Situation awareness system for environmental emergency response (BORIS 2)
Winter navigation risks and oil contingency plan (WINOIL)
Project | Published: 2013-04-12

Latest events Final Seminar of the WINOIL project was held in St. Petersburg, Russia in 30th September 2014. After the seminar, the project group will have the closing meeting in 1st November, a...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Winter navigation risks and oil contingency plan (WINOIL)
FinLTSER key publications
Content page | Published: 2017-12-01

Some recent publications highlighting the cutting-edge of research carried out in the FinLTSER framework are listed below: Fu, B., Forsius, M. and Liu, J. 2013. Ecosystem services: climate chang...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Finnish Long-Term Socio-Ecological Research network FinLTSER > FinLTSER key publications
Oil spill surveillance operation by three states detects no oil spills
Press release | Published: 2013-05-17

A surveillance flight operation conducted by Finland, Sweden and Estonia last Friday did not discover any verified oil spills in the Northern Baltic Sea. On the other hand, the planes reported two oth......

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Sub-regional risk of spill of oil and hazardous substances in the Baltic Sea (BRISK)
Project | Published: 2013-04-11

Finland together with all other Baltic Sea countries and HELCOM has participated the project BRISK (Sub-regional risk of spill of oil and hazardous substances in the Baltic Sea). The proj...

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Chemical Munitions Search and Assessment (CHEMSEA)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

CHEMSEA is a co-operation of leading scientific institutes and maritime decision makers established in order to assess and minimise risks related to sea-bottom activities near dumping sites of Wor...

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