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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
Urban Zones Applied in Planning (Urban Zone 3)
Project | Published: 2015-02-04

Urban Zone 3 project is dealing with the future development of the urban form in Finnish urban regions. Travel-related urban zone method is applied in various planning cases of different-sized Finnis...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Urban Zones Applied in Planning (Urban Zone 3)
Society’s Commitment to Sustainability
Content page | Published: 2015-01-29

The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE has made three society’s commitments to sustainable development. The commitments are a response to the campaign by the Finnish National Commission on Sustainabl...

SYKE Info > Society’s Commitment to Sustainability
Change in Business Ecosystems for Local Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency - Better Energy Services for Consumers (USE)
Project | Published: 2015-09-25

Background It is increasingly acknowledged that production technologies alone will not meet the sustainability challenge. Attention must be paid to the factors which influence consumption at the...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Change in Business Ecosystems for Local Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency - Better Energy Services for Consumers (USE)
Renewal of manufacturing towards a sustainable circular bioeconomy and implications for innovation policy (RECIBI)
Project | Published: 2014-12-11

Background Improvements in resource efficiency and waste reduction coupled with new business models are likely to become increasingly important for manufacturing. Recently much attention has bee...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Renewal of manufacturing towards a sustainable circular bioeconomy and implications for innovation policy (RECIBI)
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...

Services > Research vessels > Research Vessel Aranda > Ship
Research Vessel Aranda
Content page | Published: 2015-12-18

      Research Vessel Aranda Aranda is a modern, ice-reinforced research vessel. She was planned and built for Bal...

Services > Research vessels > Research Vessel Aranda
Current
Content page | Published: 2017-03-13

Current
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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Current > Events > The Baltic Sea Research Week
Research & Development > Water > The Baltic Sea Research Week
Climate Change Indicators and Vulnerability of Boreal Zone Applying Innovative Observation and Modeling (EU Life+ MONIMET)
Project | Published: 2014-08-20

The magnitude of climate change is considered to be dependent on the atmospheric load of the two most important greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) and methane (CH 4 ). The terrestrial biospher...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Climate Change Indicators and Vulnerability of Boreal Zone Applying Innovative Observation and Modeling (EU Life+ MONIMET)
Preparing for the domino effect in crisis situations (PREDICT)
Project | Published: 2014-06-18

Partners   Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique, France (coordinator); ITTI Sp. z o.o., Poland; Fraunhofer Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e. V., Germany; THALES SA, France; C...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Preparing for the domino effect in crisis situations (PREDICT)
Assessing the role of economic instruments in policy mixes for biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services provision (POLICYMIX)
Project | Published: 2013-04-11

POLICYMIX has analysed economic instruments for biodiversity conservation in a mix of operational conservation policy instruments. To this end, POLICYMIX has developed an integrated evaluation framew...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Assessing the role of economic instruments in policy mixes for biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services provision (POLICYMIX)
Intellectually driven management of natural resources of Green Belt of Fennoscandia, IntellGreenBelt
Project | Published: 2014-04-02

Intellectual models and sustainable nature use know-how will be implemented within the project in pilot areas of the Green Belt of Fennoscandia (GBF). Also, innovative approaches to promote the effic...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Intellectually driven management of natural resources of Green Belt of Fennoscandia, IntellGreenBelt

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