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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)
Developing the guidelines for the post-spill monitoring of the accidental chemical spills in the Baltic sea and cold waters (EKOMON)
Project | Published: 2016-11-23

© Photo: SYKE   Chemicals can behave in a number of ways once they are spilled into the sea. Understanding their behaviour is important; first of all, to recognize th...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Developing the guidelines for the post-spill monitoring of the accidental chemical spills in the Baltic sea and cold waters (EKOMON)
Methods standardization in the environmental field
Content page | Published: 2017-06-26

® Anja Holmsten The Finnish Environmental Institute (SYKE) together with its national mirror committees draw up methods standards for the environmental field By appointment of the...

Services > Quality and laboratory services > Methods standardization in the environmental field
Efficient Treatment of Pharmaceutical Residue at Source (EPIC)
Project | Published: 2016-10-07

Shortcut: http://www.syke.fi/projects/epic Project description Objectives Work packages Project organization More information Project description P...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Efficient Treatment of Pharmaceutical Residue at Source (EPIC)
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
The Nordic Swan Ecolabel, Circular Economy and Product Environmental Footprint (SCEPEF)
Project | Published: 2016-06-16

Product eco-labels guide consumer choices towards options with best environmental performance. The EU Eco-label and the Nordic Swan eco-label indicate that the product is among the best in terms of e...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > The Nordic Swan Ecolabel, Circular Economy and Product Environmental Footprint (SCEPEF)
Environmental impact assessment of nearly zero energy building
Project | Published: 2016-06-10

The European Commission’s Energy Performance of Buildings directive requires all new buildings to be nearly zero-energy according to the given time frame. The ministry of environment is responsible f...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Environmental impact assessment of nearly zero energy building
Scenario calculations of buildings for energy and climate strategy (RakSkenE)
Project | Published: 2016-06-10

About 80% of the greenhouse gas emissions that cause warming climate are from energy production and consumption (including transportation). This means that energy and climate policies are a compact u...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Scenario calculations of buildings for energy and climate strategy (RakSkenE)
Biotic Ligand Models (BLM) for Nordic waters
Project | Published: 2016-06-03

Background                               ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Biotic Ligand Models (BLM) for Nordic waters
National Spatial Data Infrastructure for Integrated Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning (ZAN-SDI)
Project | Published: 2016-05-24

Project Description: The importance of geospatial information and its essential role in the sustainable development has been widely recognised and raised interest towards nation-specific infr...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > National Spatial Data Infrastructure for Integrated Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning (ZAN-SDI)
Experts
Content page | Published: 2016-02-08

SYKE employs more than 580 professionals, almost 430 of them in research and expert tasks. Our expertise and extensive cooperation with our partners provide valuable new insights into sustainable dev...

Experts
Environmental internships
Content page | Published: 2015-01-30

Conceptions of nature vary substantially between countries and demographic groups. SYKE and the University of Helsinki have published a study on the conceptions of nature among immigrants, titled ‘Ur...

SYKE Info > Society’s Commitment to Sustainability > Environmental internships
Carbon neutral organisation
Content page | Published: 2015-01-30

The key to mitigating climate change is to stop the increase of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere. Becoming a low carbon society requires action by all relevant parties in all areas of ...

SYKE Info > Society’s Commitment to Sustainability > Carbon neutral organisation
Harmful effects of food
Content page | Published: 2015-01-30

The chain of food production and consumption from the field to the table causes about one third of the environmental impacts of production and consumption in Finland. 2014 saw the publication of the ...

SYKE Info > Society’s Commitment to Sustainability > Harmful effects of food
Decision Aid for Marine Munitions - DAIMON
Project | Published: 2016-04-07

    After the 2 nd World War, a large amount of chemical weapons and ammunition was dumped in the Baltic Sea and the Skagerra...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Decision Aid for Marine Munitions - DAIMON
Sunken wreck environmental risk assessment (SWERA)
Project | Published: 2014-06-03

Side scan sonar view over a sunken cargo ship (Finnish Border Guard) SWERA in Brief SWERA, Sunken Wreck Environmental Risk Assessment is a new approach towards to better under-standi...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Sunken wreck environmental risk assessment (SWERA)
Envibase
Project | Published: 2015-01-07

Further information environment.fi/envibase Development Manager Yrjö Sucksdorff , SYKE, tel. +358 295 251 659, firstname.lastname@environment.fi Senior Research Scientis...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Envibase
Groundwater Checklist
Content page | Published: 2017-01-19

Shortcut: http://syke.fi/groundwaterchecklist The Groundwater checklist is a groundwater protection tool for use by companies, government agencies, consultants and researchers. It compris...

Research & Development > Water > Models and tools > Groundwater Checklist
Financing
Content page | Published: 2013-05-02

The financing for the Finnish Environment Institute comes from the state budget and from external sources. In 2014, SYKE’s operating financing came to approximately  60,5 million euros: ...

SYKE Info > Financing
Strategy
Content page | Published: 2016-08-04

SYKE – crucial information and innovative solutions for a sustainable society Human activities put our planet and its ecosystems at serious risks. We are using increasing amounts of na...

SYKE Info > Strategy

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