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Events
Content page | Published: 2016-06-03

SYKE organizes seminars and conferences on different environmental topics.  Most of the Finnish Environment Institute's (SYKE) seminars you can find in: Training and sem...

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Climate Change and Water Cycle: Effect to Water Resources and their Utilization in Finland (ClimWater)
Project | Published: 2013-10-09

Background and objectives The general objective of the research is to investigate how climate change will affect water resources and their use in Finland. The work is relevant for different ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Climate Change and Water Cycle: Effect to Water Resources and their Utilization in Finland (ClimWater)
Training and seminars
Content page | Published: 2014-11-20

The Finnish Environment Institute organises training and consultation days related to the management of the Ministry of the Environment, Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environmen...

Services > Training and seminars
Google Scholar pages of SYKE's authors
Content page | Published: 2017-10-18

Google Scholar provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles. Some authors of SYKE have their own Google Scholar page. ...

Publications > Google Scholar pages of SYKE's authors
Specialist work
Content page | Published: 2013-11-25

. Photo: Hannu Vallas, Lentokuva Vallas Oy Researchers are needed to identify solutions and to assess various alternatives in support of decision-making in society. With our expertise, ...

Research & Development > Water > Specialist work
Assessing in-stream rehabilitation with a two-dimensional model of river hydrodynamics and fish habitat, a case study – the River Kiiminkijoki
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Timber floating was practiced in most of the Finnish rivers and float worthy brooks for many years. In the broadest state there were over 40 000 km of float ways from which about one third were...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Assessing in-stream rehabilitation with a two-dimensional model of river hydrodynamics and fish habitat, a case study – the River Kiiminkijoki
Developing mapping and modeling approaches as a part of flood risk management business (GIFLOOD)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Floods are economically and socially the most significant natural catastrophes in industrial countries. In Europe, approximately 700 million people lost their lives and half a million had to be...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Developing mapping and modeling approaches as a part of flood risk management business (GIFLOOD)
Ecosystem services research programme
Content page | Published: 2016-06-16

      The wellbeing in our society relies on the numerous services provided by ecosystems. Food and raw materials, cle...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Ecosystem services research programme
Modelling photochemical mineralization and microbial decay of DOC (FOKEMA)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

The aim of the Fokema-project is to describe the fate of dissolved organic carbon (DOC) in natural waters. One of the main objectives is to accurately simulate the biological decay and photomin...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Modelling photochemical mineralization and microbial decay of DOC (FOKEMA)
Algae from Waste for Combined Biodiesel and Biogas Production (ALDIGA)
Project | Published: 2013-04-11

Project description The main goal was to design and validate a new integrated concept of biowaste-to-energy based on algae and biogas production. The aim was to develop a process requirin...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Algae from Waste for Combined Biodiesel and Biogas Production (ALDIGA)
Aquatic contaminants - Pathways, health risks and management (CONPAT)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Shortcut: http://www.syke.fi/projects/conpat Background Freshwaters are important sources of life in innumerable ways. We need freshwaters for fishing, irrigation, production of ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Aquatic contaminants - Pathways, health risks and management (CONPAT)
Biodiesel production from closed-algae growing systems using waste water of ethanol plant in Vietnam (ALGNAM)
Project | Published: 2013-04-16

Summary In this project we aim to develop and build a pilot scale, tubular photobioreactor for growing microalgae in Vietnam. The reactor will use wastewater with high concentration of nutri...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Biodiesel production from closed-algae growing systems using waste water of ethanol plant in Vietnam (ALGNAM)
Carbon Capture and Storage Program
Project | Published: 2013-04-11

The program objective is to develop CCS-related technologies and concepts, leading to essential pilots and demonstrations by the end of the program 2014-2015. Commercial applications that promo...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Carbon Capture and Storage Program
Developing an algal filter for removal of nutrients (ALTUBBER)
Project | Published: 2013-04-16

Summary In this project we will develop and test an algal turf scrubber under Finnish summer conditions. A community of algae will be grown in a biofilm on the turf scrubber and we will in...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Developing an algal filter for removal of nutrients (ALTUBBER)
Expansion of new toxic dinoflagellate blooms in the Baltic Sea: sensitivity to environmental change and ecosystem consequences
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Summary Recent evidence suggests a growing role of toxic dinoflagellates in the planktonic ecosystem of the Baltic Sea. Alexandrium ostenfeldii (Paulsen) Balech et Tangen is presently t...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Expansion of new toxic dinoflagellate blooms in the Baltic Sea: sensitivity to environmental change and ecosystem consequences
Genetic diversity and phenotypic variability in Baltic Sea phytoplankton populations: Implications for ecological processes and adaptation to environmental change (PHYTOVAR)
Project | Published: 2013-04-11

Summary Biodiversity is an important factor for the stability and functioning of ecosystems. Biodiversity at the population level may functionally replace the stabilizing role of species ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Genetic diversity and phenotypic variability in Baltic Sea phytoplankton populations: Implications for ecological processes and adaptation to environmental change (PHYTOVAR)
Multidisciplinary Project on Dissolved Organic Matter loading and its effects on the Baltic Sea (MULTIDOM)
Project | Published: 2013-04-16

Load of organic matter to the Baltic Sea has been identified as the second greatest environmental pressure both in the Bothnian Bay and in the Gulf of Finland by the HELCOM Holistic Assessment. Th...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Multidisciplinary Project on Dissolved Organic Matter loading and its effects on the Baltic Sea (MULTIDOM)
Population genetics and intraspecific diversity of aquatic protists across habitats and eukaryotic clades (PRODIVERSA)
Project | Published: 2013-04-11

Summary Pelagic microalgae (or phytoplankton) are primary producers and form the base of the aquatic food web. Consequently they have a major impact on the food web, energy flow and bioge...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Population genetics and intraspecific diversity of aquatic protists across habitats and eukaryotic clades (PRODIVERSA)
Protection of the Baltic Sea: Benefits, Costs and Policy Instruments (PROBAPS)
Project | Published: 2013-04-02

Photo: Riku Lumiaro The project is based on pre-studies, carried...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Protection of the Baltic Sea: Benefits, Costs and Policy Instruments (PROBAPS)
Research of harmful substances in aquatic environments using new measuring and evaluation methods (PASMA)
Project | Published: 2013-04-11

Project background and aims The primary aim of PASMA project is to test research methods of harmful substances. This project focuses on the definition of organic tin compounds. T...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Research of harmful substances in aquatic environments using new measuring and evaluation methods (PASMA)

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