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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)
KGZ-Water / Son-Kul
Project | Published: 2016-12-12

The project will mainly work towards increasing the capacity of Kyrgyz environmental authorities in order for them to be able to determine POP compounds (Persistent Organic Pollutants) from water, se...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > KGZ-Water / Son-Kul
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)
Novel Assessment of Black Carbon in the Eurasian Arctic: From Historical Concentrations and Sources to Future Climate Impacts (NABCEA)
Project | Published: 2016-10-10

Picture: Riku Lumiaro   Black carbon (BC) has been estimated to be the second most important climate warming pollutant after CO2. The proposed project will produce new research ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Novel Assessment of Black Carbon in the Eurasian Arctic: From Historical Concentrations and Sources to Future Climate Impacts (NABCEA)
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)
Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance – ALLIANCE
Project | Published: 2016-09-12

The Finnish Environment Institute is participating in the Interreg project Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance ( Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance; ALLIANCE ) that gathers together blue biot...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance – ALLIANCE
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
Expert services for the development of the cooperation network of the Green Belt of Fennoscandia (GBF), phase II
Project | Published: 2016-08-25

Background Extending from the Baltic Sea to the Arctic Ocean, the Green Belt includes valuable natural areas in Finland, Russia and Norway. Its core is made up of national parks and other prot...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Expert services for the development of the cooperation network of the Green Belt of Fennoscandia (GBF), phase II
Expert services for the development of the protected area network in the Barents Region (BPAN), phase II
Project | Published: 2016-08-25

Background The unique and vulnerable nature in the Barents Region belongs to one of the largest remaining intact forest ecosystems on Earth. At the same time the boreal-arctic nature is...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Expert services for the development of the protected area network in the Barents Region (BPAN), phase II
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)
Circular procurement in Nordic countries - CIPRON
Project | Published: 2016-06-22

The objective of this project is to study how and to what extent circular procurement is implemented in Nordic countries, focusing on Finland, Denmark and Sweden. Best and good practices of circular ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Circular procurement in Nordic countries - CIPRON
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)
Development of Archipelago Sea nutrient load model assembly and its implementation to coastal Gulf of Finland and Bothnian Sea
Project | Published: 2016-05-19

In this project an ecosystem model assembly, covering key nutrient inputs and outputs, is being developed for nutrient load management and impact assessment, and monitoring of Finnish coastal areas. ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Development of Archipelago Sea nutrient load model assembly and its implementation to coastal Gulf of Finland and Bothnian Sea
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

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