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For the first time, a smart buoy with an oil sensor is delivering data via satellite in open sea conditions in the Baltic Sea
Press release | Published: 2018-11-09

In October a smart navigation buoy system started to deliver real-time measurement data via satellite, monitoring oil and some other water quality parameters in the Baltic Sea’s water. It is located s......

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The number of oil discharges observed at sea has further decreased
Press release | Published: 2018-03-07

Fewer illegal oil discharges in sea areas were reported to the Finnish authorities in 2017 than in the previous year. There were 44 oil discharges in 2017, compared to 48 in 2016....

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International Arctic oil spill response exercise and seminar will be arranged in Oulu 7-8 March
Press release | Published: 2018-03-01

International Arctic oil recovery exercise will be held 7 March at the Bay of Bothnia off the coast of Oulu City in Northern Finland. All interested are welcome to follow the exercise in real time vid......

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Oil Spills in Arctic Areas -seminar
Project | Published: 2017-06-22

International MOSPA 2018 event in Oulu 7-8 March Current Oil Spill Exercise in Ice Conditions and Arctic Oil Spill Conference On-line video of the exercise on Tuesday 7.3. ...

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Real-time monitoring of oil compounds installed in Tallinn-Stockholm ferry
Press release | Published: 2017-03-24

The EU-funded project GRACE has launched a system for real-time monitoring of oil compounds in open seawater. This kind of technology could have a great potential onboard on many types of vessels that......

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Number of oil discharges observed at sea have remained nearly unchanged
Press release | Published: 2017-03-15

In 2016, the number of suspected illegal discharges of oil reported to Finnish authorities remained almost unchanged compared to the previous year. Eventually, 48 of the discharges were confirmed to b......

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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 ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Airborne Monitoring Tools for Arctic and Baltic Sea Environment (UAV-ARCTIC)
Smart Buoy will bring real time measurement of oil in Artic area conditions to oil spill response
Press release | Published: 2016-11-15

The new smart navigation ice buoy system will deliver real-time data on oil in water especially in cold climate conditions. It will help environmental and oil response authorities to monitor marine en......

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Combat of oil spill in coastal arctic water - effectiveness and environmental effects
Content page | Published: 2016-05-23

Combating oil spill in Greenland © Lonnie B. Wilms The main objective of WP4 is to improve the knowledge base for combating oil spills in icy and cold waters. It is assessed that the...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE > Combat of oil spill in coastal arctic water - effectiveness and environmental effects
Management, dissemination and communication
Content page | Published: 2016-05-23

A view of the Canadian coastal sea ice. © Kirsten Jørgensen Objectives - to manage the project work efficiently in order to produce a smooth reporting to EC- to coordinate the a...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE > Management, dissemination and communication
Oil biodegradation and bioremediation
Content page | Published: 2016-05-23

Oil under ice in a tank. © Nga Phuong Dang Objective: Assessment of natural degradation rates of different oil fractions in seawater and sediments, and taking into account environmen...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE > Oil biodegradation and bioremediation
Oil impacts on biota using biomarkers and ecological risks assessment
Content page | Published: 2016-05-23

Picture of the adverse impacts of oil in a zebrafish. © Thomas-Benjamin Seiler Objective:  The objective of WP3 is to improve the knowledge on the biological impacts of oil spil...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE > Oil impacts on biota using biomarkers and ecological risks assessment
Oil spill detection, monitoring, fate and distribution
Content page | Published: 2016-05-23

Installing a smartbuoy. © Meritaito Objective:  Evaluation of existing oil spill detection and monitoring systems, integration with decision support tools to improve situational...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE > Oil spill detection, monitoring, fate and distribution
Strategic Net Environmental Benefit Analysis
Content page | Published: 2016-05-23

Polar bear on an oily ice in Greenland. © Janne Fritt-Rasmussen Objectives: A Strategic Net Environmental Benefit Analysis tool will be developed for decision-making on inclusion of ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE > Strategic Net Environmental Benefit Analysis
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
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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Joint Finnish-Swedish surveillance operation found no oil spills in the Baltic Sea
Press release | Published: 2014-06-04

Finnish and Swedish aircraft found no oil spills in the Baltic Sea during the intensive surveillance operation carried out on Monday. The aircraft patrolled the Gulf of Finland and the central Baltic ......

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A record low in oil spills detected by aerial surveillance in 2013
Press release | Published: 2014-02-11

The Finnish Border Guard's surveillance flights discovered only nine illegal oil spills on the Baltic in 2013. The record number of 107 oil spills was reported in 2001. The size of the spills has also......

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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)

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