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Information and data systems
Content page | Published: 2013-05-03

The extensive information produced by SYKE is, as a rule, openly available to the domestic and international public. The information systems for inland waters are primarily national. Most of the...

Research & Development > Water > Information and data systems
Monitoring
Content page | Published: 2013-05-03

Photo: Pirjo Ferin. SYKE collects long-term observations of river, lake, and groundwater water quality. The monitoring of inland waters began in the 1960s. Hydrological monitoring...

Research & Development > Water > Monitoring
Projects
Content page | Published: 2013-05-30

Photo: Seppo Knuuttila Our activities are organised into projects that involve producing information for decision-making needs and to ensure protection and sustainable use of water systems. ...

Research & Development > Water > Projects
Publications
Content page | Published: 2013-05-03

SYKE's research results are published in international and national scientific publication series and also in professional and general-interest publications. In addition, we publish brochures, books,...

Research & Development > Water > Publications
Arctic Freshwater Capital in Nordic Countries (CAPITAL)
Project | Published: 2016-12-16

River Pallasjoki, Kittilä. Photo: Ilkka Heikkinen Freshwater resources are of central importance in the Northern / Arctic regions in all the Nordic countries from many different perspec...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Arctic Freshwater Capital in Nordic Countries (CAPITAL)
Watershed simulation and forecasting system
Content page | Published: 2016-09-27

Finnish Environment Institute SYKE has developed a comprehensive watershed model WSFS-VEMALA for the whole Finland. The WSFS-VEMALA is used for simulating and forecasting hydrological variables, for ...

Research & Development > Water > Models and tools > Watershed simulation and forecasting system
Activities
Content page | Published: 2015-10-23

On this page you can follow the most recent activities organised by the projects supported through the FinWaterWEI II programme.   An overview of water management in Finland - Study ...

FinWaterWEI II > Activities
Projects
Content page | Published: 2015-10-23

The FinWaterWEI II programme supports different activities/projects in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. The projects are implemented by governmental and international organisations with strong involvement ...

FinWaterWEI II > Projects
Programme description
Content page | Published: 2015-10-23

FinWaterWEI II aims at reducing water-related risks by supporting Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan in managing their national and international water resources in a balanced, equitable and integrated manner...

FinWaterWEI II > Programme description
Key results and outputs
Content page | Published: 2017-03-09

Key Results achieved and outputs produced in the projects supported by FinWaterWEI II will be displayed here. Result 1. Improved application of integrated management of water resources and ...

FinWaterWEI II > Key results and outputs
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)
Contacts
Content page | Published: 2015-10-23

FinWaterWEI II is managed on behalf of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs by Finnish Environment Institute SYKE. Ms. Tea Törnroos , Programme Coordinator, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, ...

FinWaterWEI II > Contacts
Programme region
Content page | Published: 2015-10-23

In order to increase its effectiveness and impact, Finland’s new development co-operation concentrates to the least developed countries. In the context of FinWaterWEI this shift of geographical fo...

FinWaterWEI II > Programme region
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
Climate Change and Water Cycle: Effect to Water Resources and their Utilization in Finland (ClimWater)
Project | Published: 2013-10-09

Background and objectives The general objective of the research is to investigate how climate change will affect water resources and their use in Finland. The work is relevant for different ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Climate Change and Water Cycle: Effect to Water Resources and their Utilization in Finland (ClimWater)
Water and green economy
Project | Published: 2013-10-07

Background and need Green economy means economy that takes the welfare of the ecosystem into account. This is one, but not the only definition of green economy.The objective has been conside...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water and green economy
About the programme
Content page | Published: 2014-05-12

Finnish water sector organisations work together with their partners to solve water related health and economic development issues in alignment with internationally agreed policies through FinW...

FinWaterWEI II > FinWaterWEI 2009-2013 > About the programme
Programme region
Content page | Published: 2014-05-12

The countries in Eastern Europe, the South Caucasus and Central Asia differ considerably both geographically and culturally but they all share common history. They suffer from serious environme...

FinWaterWEI II > FinWaterWEI 2009-2013 > Programme region
Activities
Content page | Published: 2014-05-12

Programme implemented through National Policy Dialogues Ongoing and ended activities Related activities The programme contains different types of activities: Activities or p...

FinWaterWEI II > FinWaterWEI 2009-2013 > Activities

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