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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
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
Multilevel assessment of sustainable oil spill response measures and their impact on Arctic and subarctic marine environments - OILRES
Project | Published: 2016-04-05

© Kirsten Jørgensen The aim of this project is to strengthen forces of two R&D institutes to develop new innovative ways to enhance the biological and chemical oil spill response...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Multilevel assessment of sustainable oil spill response measures and their impact on Arctic and subarctic marine environments - OILRES
Developing quality control tools for environment monitoring (OUTLIER)
Project | Published: 2016-03-16

Project description The SYKE quality control project is expected to provide requirements for conducting quality management activities for all (selected) environmental data collection and environ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Developing quality control tools for environment monitoring (OUTLIER)
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)
Plastic waste pathways into the Baltic Sea - BLASTIC
Project | Published: 2016-02-11

      Litter is one of the most broadly spread environmental pres...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Plastic waste pathways into the Baltic Sea - BLASTIC
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
Capacity Building on the Water Monitoring and Management in Georgia
Project | Published: 2013-04-05

Project Description The overall objective of the cooperation was to improve the status of waters and water ecology and minimize the negative effects of climate change in Georgia. The immediate p...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Capacity Building on the Water Monitoring and Management in Georgia
Measurement, Monitoring and Environmental Assessment (MMEA) Research Programme: WP1.1 Data Management; Tools WP3 Remote sensing; WP5 Business Applications
Project | Published: 2015-11-20

Work package 1.1: Data management tools. The goal is to define a business model and a prototype environment for developing new environmental services based on existing data and services, i.e. the env...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Measurement, Monitoring and Environmental Assessment (MMEA) Research Programme: WP1.1 Data Management; Tools WP3 Remote sensing; WP5 Business Applications
Gulf of Bothnia as Resource for Sustainable Growth (SmartSea)
Project | Published: 2015-11-04

The purpose of the SmartSea project is to support the growth of commercial marine activities in the Gulf of Bothnia region. The Gulf of Bothnia is an essential resource in terms of fish farming and w...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Gulf of Bothnia as Resource for Sustainable Growth (SmartSea)
Research vessel Aranda renovation
Project | Published: 2015-10-19

The marine research vessel Aranda will be renovated to meet the needs of future marine research in the Baltic Sea. The renovation reduces the vessel’s operating costs, increases its energy efficie...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Research vessel Aranda renovation
Assessment of air pollution emission
Content page | Published: 2015-09-23

Fig. Spatial distribution of Finnish black carbon emissions residential combustion (left), road transportation (middle) and other land transportation and mach...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Finnish Regional Emission Scenario model FRES > Assessment of air pollution emission

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