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Microlitter – a challenge for wastewater treatment plants
Press release | Published: 2018-05-15

M.Sc. Julia Talvitie’s doctoral dissertation indicates that wastewater treatment plants function well for microlitter removal, but the environmental burden caused by microlitter could still be reduced......

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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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SPICE
Project | Published: 2018-01-19

The SPICE general objective is to finalize and refine the HELCOM second holistic assessment of the ecosystem health of the Baltic Sea. The SPICE project will carry out the following themes which are ...

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Bio-based and biodegradable plastic materials in the marine environment (UBINAM)
Project | Published: 2017-12-05

Plastic litter pollution of marine environments is a widely recognized environmental problem. The plastic pollution ultimately stems from extensive and ever-increasing use of plastic materials...

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Organisation
Content page | Published: 2017-09-29

Coordination committee Estonia Deputy Secretary General Harry Liiv ,  Ministry of the Environment Director General Rene Reisner , Water Department, Ministry of the Environmen...

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Baltic Sea ecosystem wheel presents eleven key descriptors making up a healthy Baltic marine ecosystem
News | Published: 2015-09-04

Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) has recently updated information on the state of the Finnish Baltic Sea ecosystem. The publication, Sea Spray 2015 (Meren pärskäys 2015 in Finnish) presents scient......

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Old Aranda ships
Content page | Published: 2014-12-18

Nautilus Finnish Institute of Marine Research (FIMR) started using steamship Nautilus in 1903. It had been built for ichtyological and marine research, and stayed in use until 1938. ...

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Ship
Content page | Published: 2014-12-18

R/V Aranda is the third research vessel carrying the name with pride, and the fourth proper research vessel in the history of Finnish marine reasearch. The first vessel built for research purposes was...

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The Baltic Sea Research Week
Content page | Published: 2014-11-03

SYKE is hosting a number of scientific seminars and workshops related to the Baltic Sea and especially the Gulf of Finland in November. Topics vary from pollution to modelling and spatial planning....

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Multidisciplinary Project on Dissolved Organic Matter loading and its effects on the Baltic Sea (MULTIDOM)
Project | Published: 2013-04-16

Load of organic matter to the Baltic Sea has been identified as the second greatest environmental pressure both in the Bothnian Bay and in the Gulf of Finland by the HELCOM Holistic Assessment. Th...

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Iron-manganese concretions in bioremediation of contaminated soils and sediments (COMICS)
Project | Published: 2013-04-11

Project description In our project we present an innovative approach where we combine the geochemical character of concretions and the microbial processes present in concretions and apply...

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Trilateral Gulf of Finland co-operation (Estonia, Russia, Finland)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Current Next Trilateral Estonian-Finnish-Russian Gulf of Finland Forum From small scales to large scales –The Gulf of Finland Science Days 2017. Read more   Gulf of Finl...

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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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Baltic Sea countries' joint oil response exercise outside Helsinki went well
Press release | Published: 2012-09-04

Press release by SYKE and HELCOM Oil spill response vessel Louhi. Image: SYKE......

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EU Fish II - key environmental pollutants in Baltic fish
Press release | Published: 2011-05-27

Evira, Finnish Environment Institute, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute ......

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