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TRANSCIRC - Transition Pathways Towards Circular Economy
Project | Published: 2017-11-23

  Transition to a circular economy is seen as an essential condition to respond to the challenge of the sustainable use of natural resources in the future. The Transition Pathways To...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > TRANSCIRC - Transition Pathways Towards Circular Economy
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)
DETECT
Project | Published: 2017-06-06

Mission statement The loss of aquatic biodiversity and associated Ecosystem Services is one of the most pressing problems on Earth. Sophisticated biomonitoring programs have been established t...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > DETECT
Scenario and foresight work
Content page | Published: 2017-05-12

Many ongoing projects (at least 27) at the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) are engaged in future scenario and foresight activities. The timeframe of the foresight varies, some focus on just some...

Research & Development > Research methods and trials > Scenario and foresight work
Probabilistic Evaluation of Ecological and Economic Objectives of River Basin Management Reveals a Potential Flaw in the Goal Setting of the EU Water Framework Directive
Published: 2017-05-08

Environmental Management (2017)...

Publications > Articles > Probabilistic Evaluation of Ecological and Economic Objectives of River Basin Management Reveals a Potential Flaw in the Goal Setting of the EU Water Framework Directive
Finnish research institutes planning centre in Chile to develop quality of environmental measurements
Press release | Published: 2017-04-05

An international project has been launched at the Finnish Environment Institute to plan a national Center for Environmental Reference in Chile together with the Finnish Meteorological Institute and VT......

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Current > Finnish research institutes planning centre in Chile to develop quality of environmental measurements
Current > Press releases > Finnish research institutes planning centre in Chile to develop quality of environmental measurements
Flood modelling
Content page | Published: 2016-11-21

Flood risk mapping is a prerequisite for effective flood risk management. Flood maps and hydraulic models behind them firstly enable the identification of possible flood prone areas and seco...

Research & Development > Water > Models and tools > Flood modelling
Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE
Project | Published: 2016-03-23

More information Official project website: www.grace-oil-project.eu Aims   The project will focus on developing, comparing and evaluating the effectiveness and envir...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE
New mapping tool shows how cross-country skiing in Finland is vulnerable to climate change
Press release | Published: 2016-02-18

The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) and the Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) have released a new interactive mapping tool about climate change effects on cross-country skiing in Climate......

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Current > Press releases > New mapping tool shows how cross-country skiing in Finland is vulnerable to climate change
Research & Development > Climate change > New mapping tool shows how cross-country skiing in Finland is vulnerable to climate change
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
Archive
Content page | Published: 2015-09-02

CURRENT New version of  the MUkit software published ENVICAL SYKE has published measurement uncertainty estimation software aimed for chemic...

Services > Quality and laboratory services > Calibration services and contract laboratory > Archive
Research methods and trials
Content page | Published: 2017-05-26

The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) carries out a wealth of research and development work on such topics and methods that are connected with several SYKE themes or topics outside the themes in a...

Research & Development > Research methods and trials
Certification of qualified sampling personnel
Content page | Published: 2017-06-26

Representative environmental measurement and sampling are essential for reliable environmental research. The skills and responsibilities of field personnel are the major factors to assure th...

Services > Quality and laboratory services > Certification of qualified sampling personnel
New methods for research of harmful substances
Content page | Published: 2015-02-20

There is a constant demand for timely information about emerging substances that are harmful for the environment. Both information about their existence in nature as well as their effects on human hea......

Research & Development > Consumption and production > Projects > New methods for research of harmful substances
A cleaner Gulf of Finland would provide tens of millions of euros in recreational benefits annually
Press release | Published: 2015-01-15

Improving the state of the Gulf of Finland would benefit the recreational use of coastal properties by over 50 million euros annually. The greatest benefits would come from the decrease of algal bloom......

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Current > Press releases > A cleaner Gulf of Finland would provide tens of millions of euros in recreational benefits annually
Research & Development > Water > A cleaner Gulf of Finland would provide tens of millions of euros in recreational benefits annually
Research programme
Content page | Published: 2014-10-11

The research program for environmental data acquisition and use aims at strengthening the link between monitoring and decision making. All informed decision making and unbiased scientific summaries o...

Research & Development > Production of environmental information > Research programme
Towards sustainable economic systems – key methods and tools, lessons learnt and future outlooks (ToFu)
Project | Published: 2013-09-20

Project objectives The project aims to gather and consolidate knowledge obtained through both previous and on-going projects and case studies focusing on sustainable and regenerative economic sy...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Towards sustainable economic systems – key methods and tools, lessons learnt and future outlooks (ToFu)
Presentations by members of the EnPath-project
Content page | Published: 2013-05-28

Eeva-Lotta Apajalahti Apajalahti, E-L, Lovio, R. and Houtbeckers, E. (2011). Rearranging Utility-driven Demand Side Management (DSM) to respond market conditions: a Finnish case study . T......

Research & Development > Climate change > Projects > Presentations by members of the EnPath-project
A tool for assessing environmental and economic impacts of forest bioenergy (METY)
Project | Published: 2015-10-09

Project description The aim of the project is to assess environmental (carbon and nutrient balances) and economic impacts of the production and utilization of forest bioenergy. A tool for this k...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > A tool for assessing environmental and economic impacts of forest bioenergy (METY)
Calibration services and contract laboratory
Content page | Published: 2017-07-13

ENVICAL SYKE CURRENT Compiled a Good Practice Guide for Improving Accuracy of Dissolved Oxygen Measurements In ...

Services > Quality and laboratory services > Calibration services and contract laboratory

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