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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
Main publications relevant to the EPIC project from the project organization
Content page | Published: 2017-03-24

EPIC project publications Ajo P., 2018. Hydroxyl radical behavior in water treatment with gas-phase pulsed corona discharge, Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis 793, 1456-4491. http://ur...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Efficient Treatment of Pharmaceutical Residue at Source (EPIC) > Main publications relevant to the EPIC project from the project organization
CIRCWASTE - Towards Circular Economy in Finland
Project | Published: 2017-04-13

CIRCWASTE is a seven-year LIFE IP project that promotes efficient use of material flows, waste prevention and new waste and resource management concepts. All actions contribute to implementing the na...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > CIRCWASTE - Towards Circular Economy in Finland
Contact information
Content page | Published: 2013-10-29

Tel (switchboard): +358 295 251 000 E-mail: firstname.surname@ymparisto.fi Register office kirjaamo.syke[at]ymparisto.fi Confidential info...

SYKE Info > Contact information
International services
Content page | Published: 2013-05-06

SYKE provides valuable expertise in environmental policy-making and administration as well as advanced research and monitoring techniques also internationally. SYKE's experts participate ...

Services > International services
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 ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Efficient Treatment of Pharmaceutical Residue at Source (EPIC)
Nordic consumption carbon footprint calculators
Project | Published: 2016-05-16

Carbon footprint on-line  calculators have been available for citizens for more than a decade. Carbon footprint calculators are introduced by governmental and non-governmental organisations...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Nordic consumption carbon footprint calculators
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
Requalifying matter: nutrient recycling, pollution control and the shifting economies of fertilisation (QUMARE)
Project | Published: 2015-09-23

  Finland seeks to become a model country in terms of nutrient recycling.  The QUMARE project analyses the promotion of this objective by focusing on the policy interventions...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Requalifying matter: nutrient recycling, pollution control and the shifting economies of fertilisation (QUMARE)
Carbon neutrality
Project | Published: 2015-06-05

Carbon neutrality has become widely established in companies’ public relations, media and public debate albeit its content and scope varies a lot. Despite the guidance provided by authorities as we...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Carbon neutrality
ECOHOME Education, training, tools and services to enhance sustainable household consumption
Project | Published: 2015-05-06

Results Results of the project are summarized in a conference paper presented in the 17th European Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and production. Conference article: Educati...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > ECOHOME Education, training, tools and services to enhance sustainable household consumption
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
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)
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

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