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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...

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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...

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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

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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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Production of environmental information
Content page | Published: 2015-10-23

From environmental monitoring to information consolidation In the coming years, SYKE will oversee the creation of a new information system based on environmental monitoring. This new system will...

Research & Development > Production of environmental information
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
Development of rescue actions based on dam-break flood analysis (RESCDAM)
Project | Published: 2013-08-06

Introduction The RESCDAM project lasted for tw...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Development of rescue actions based on dam-break flood analysis (RESCDAM)
Interactions between flood risk management and river basin management (Vehotulva)
Project | Published: 2013-09-03

For more information Milla Mäenpää, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, milla.maenpaa(@)ymparisto.fi ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Interactions between flood risk management and river basin management (Vehotulva)
Bottom-Up Climate Adaptation Strategies for a Sustainable Europe (BASE)
Project | Published: 2013-10-03

Our aims From 2012-2016, the BASE project aims to foster sustainable adaptation in Europe by improving the knowledge base on adaptation and making this information easier to access, understand an...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Bottom-Up Climate Adaptation Strategies for a Sustainable Europe (BASE)
National Assessment of the Economics of Ecosystem Services in Finland (TEEB Finland)
Project | Published: 2013-06-24

Project Background Ecosystem services and their role in contributing to human well-being have become increasingly recognized. In practice, however, the socio-economic importance and value of...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > National Assessment of the Economics of Ecosystem Services in Finland (TEEB Finland)
Impacts of climate change on multiple ecosystem services: Processes and adaption options at landscape scales (CLIMES)
Project | Published: 2013-05-06

Project description "Ecosystems generate a range of goods and services important for human well-being, collectively called ecosystem services. It has proven difficult to move from general pr...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Impacts of climate change on multiple ecosystem services: Processes and adaption options at landscape scales (CLIMES)
Situation awareness system for environmental emergency response (BORIS 2)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Steering group: Kalervo Jolma (SYKE), Magnus Nyström (Ministry of the Environment), Rami Ruuska (The Ministry of the Interior Department for Rescue Services), Ilpo Tolonen (Regional rescue serv...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Situation awareness system for environmental emergency response (BORIS 2)
Reports and Publications of the VACCIA project
Content page | Published: 2013-06-04

VACCIA project’s synthesis report Bergström I. et al. (eds.) 2011. Ekosysteemipalvelut ja elinkeinot - haavoittuvuus ja sopeutuminen muuttuvaan ilmastoon. VACCIA-hankkeen yhteenveto...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Vulnerability Assessment of ecosystem services for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation (VACCIA) > Reports and Publications of the VACCIA project
Winter navigation risks and oil contingency plan (WINOIL)
Project | Published: 2013-04-12

Latest events Final Seminar of the WINOIL project was held in St. Petersburg, Russia in 30th September 2014. After the seminar, the project group will have the closing meeting in 1st November, a...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Winter navigation risks and oil contingency plan (WINOIL)

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