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Water quality detection using Sentinel and Landsat satellite series on Finnish lakes and coastal waters/Baltic Sea (VESISEN)
Project | Published: 2017-10-12

Sentinel 2 satellite image from 27.8.2016 the west coast of Finland. ESA Sentinel program, prosessed by SYKE. Water quality detection using Sentinel and Landsat satellite series on Finnish lakes and coastal waters/Baltic Sea (VESISEN)

Models and tools
Content page | Published: 2015-04-24

Several different kinds of tools are used in SYKE to assess and forecast the state of the environment. In a large perspective they can be called mathematical models. Models are mostly needed to suppo...

Research & Development > Water > Models and tools
A new catchment model is a useful tool to achieve phosphorus load reduction goals
Published: 2016-12-27

Environmental Modelling & Software (2016)...

Publications > Articles > A new catchment model is a useful tool to achieve phosphorus load reduction goals
Developing quality control tools for environment monitoring (OUTLIER)
Project | Published: 2016-03-16

Project description The SYKE quality control project is expected to provide requirements for conducting quality management activities for all (selected) environmental data collection and environ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Developing quality control tools for environment monitoring (OUTLIER)
Water Quality Monitoring in the Kyrgyz Republic
Project | Published: 2013-09-10

Project description The Project was financed through the Institutional Cooperation Instrument (ICI) the purpose of which is to strengthen the capacity of public sector institutions in partner co...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water Quality Monitoring in the Kyrgyz Republic
Programme for Finland’s Water Sector Support to Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan (FinWaterWEI II)
Project | Published: 2015-06-16

The overall objective and purpose is expected to lead to four Key Results : 1 Result: Improved application of integrated management of water resources and strengthened basis for transbounda...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Programme for Finland’s Water Sector Support to Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan (FinWaterWEI II)
Capacity building on surface water quality monitoring in Tajikistan (TJK-Water)
Project | Published: 2015-06-15

The overall objective (intended long-term impact) of the Project is to increase the capacity of Tajik authorities to provide reliable environmental information of surface water quality both for the c...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Capacity building on surface water quality monitoring in Tajikistan (TJK-Water)
Models for river basin management planning
Content page | Published: 2016-09-27

Several tools and models to support and improve river basin management planning have been developed and tested in the Finnish Environment Institute. They can be used to aid in assessing the status of...

Research & Development > Water > Models and tools > Models for river basin management planning
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
A water quality and nutrient load model system for Finnish watersheds VEMALA
Content page | Published: 2014-12-01

VEMALA The VEMALA model is an operational, national scale nutrient loading model for Finnish watersheds (Huttunen et al., submitted). It simulates nutrient processes, leaching and transport on...

Research & Development > Water > Models and tools > Models for river basin management planning > A water quality and nutrient load model system for Finnish watersheds VEMALA
FinWaterWEI 2009-2013
Content page | Published: 2015-10-23

Access to water plays a key role in development – it sustains human life, both through direct consumption and use in agriculture for food security. Because of its importance, there are many dem...

FinWaterWEI II > FinWaterWEI 2009-2013
Conference Presentations
Content page | Published: 2014-04-01

Wednesday 19th of March 2014 Programme        Welcome to Oulu and Finland, Leena Tuuri, Director of the Urban and Environment Office of the Oulu R...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Nordic WFD conference 2014 > Conference Presentations
Sustainable Acceptable Mining (SAM)
Project | Published: 2014-10-27

Panu Juntunen at SAM seminar © Taina Nystén   Sirkku Tuominen at SAM seminar © Taina Nystén ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Sustainable Acceptable Mining (SAM)
Healthy local lakes – new water management tools for citizens
Press release | Published: 2013-09-30

Citizens have been reserved a major role in initiating, planning and implementing water management measures. Led by the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), the GisBloom project has led to the develo......

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Research & Development > Water > Healthy local lakes – new water management tools for citizens
FinWaterWEI II
Content page | Published: 2017-06-08

Access to water plays a key role in development – it sustains human life, both through direct consumption and use in agriculture for food security. Because of its importance, there are many demands f...

FinWaterWEI II
Developing an algal filter for removal of nutrients (ALTUBBER)
Project | Published: 2013-04-16

Summary In this project we will develop and test an algal turf scrubber under Finnish summer conditions. A community of algae will be grown in a biofilm on the turf scrubber and we will in...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Developing an algal filter for removal of nutrients (ALTUBBER)
Expansion of new toxic dinoflagellate blooms in the Baltic Sea: sensitivity to environmental change and ecosystem consequences
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Summary Recent evidence suggests a growing role of toxic dinoflagellates in the planktonic ecosystem of the Baltic Sea. Alexandrium ostenfeldii (Paulsen) Balech et Tangen is presently t...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Expansion of new toxic dinoflagellate blooms in the Baltic Sea: sensitivity to environmental change and ecosystem consequences
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...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Multidisciplinary Project on Dissolved Organic Matter loading and its effects on the Baltic Sea (MULTIDOM)
Biogeochemistry of the Baltic Sea in a Changing Climate: From Catchment to Open Sea
Project | Published: 2013-04-11

Project description The major aim of this project is to establish a biogeochemical study of the Baltic from the catchment to the open sea to investigate how inorganic and organic matter...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Biogeochemistry of the Baltic Sea in a Changing Climate: From Catchment to Open Sea