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A cleaner Gulf of Finland would provide tens of millions of euros in recreational benefits annually
Press release | Published: 2015-01-15

Improving the state of the Gulf of Finland would benefit the recreational use of coastal properties by over 50 million euros annually. The greatest benefits would come from the decrease of algal bloom......

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A water quality and nutrient load model system for Finnish watersheds VEMALA
Content page | Published: 2014-12-01

VEMALA The VEMALA model is an operational, national scale nutrient loading model for Finnish watersheds (Huttunen et al., submitted). It simulates nutrient processes, leaching and transport on...

Research & Development > Water > Models and tools > Models for river basin management planning > A water quality and nutrient load model system for Finnish watersheds VEMALA
Pathways linking uncertainties in model projections of climate and its effects
Project | Published: 2014-10-30

Facing the mitigation and adaptation challenges of ongoing climate change, PLUMES (Pathways linking uncertainties in model projections of climate and its effects) aims towards a significantly improv...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Pathways linking uncertainties in model projections of climate and its effects
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)
Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and the Finnish Economy (SURE)
Project | Published: 2013-05-15

Project description The project will evaluate opportunities for decoupling Finnish economic growth from the use of natural resources and environmental impacts. The relationship between resou...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and the Finnish Economy (SURE)
Servicizing Policy for Resource Efficient Economy (SPREE)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Project description The aim of SPREE project is to identify potential Servicizing Policies and simulate their effect on absolute decoupling of economic growth and resource use, while achi...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Servicizing Policy for Resource Efficient Economy (SPREE)
Environmental impacts of material flows caused by the Finnish economy (ENVIMAT) (2006-2008)
Project | Published: 2013-05-02

Environmental Cluster Research Project no. 110 Background The processing of natural resources causes different impacts on the environment. Natural resources used for manufacturing have...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Environmental impacts of material flows caused by the Finnish economy (ENVIMAT) (2006-2008)
Life Cycle Assessment Framework and Tools for Finnish Companies (FINLCA)
Project | Published: 2013-04-24

Project description Life cycle assessment (LCA) and related methods (MFA, SFA, EE-IO, carbon footprint, water footprint, ecological footprint, thermodynamical methods) are commonly used in a...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Life Cycle Assessment Framework and Tools for Finnish Companies (FINLCA)
Assessing limits of adaptation to climate change and opportunities for resilience to be enhanced (A-LA-CARTE)
Project | Published: 2013-05-02

Welcome to the A-LA-CARTE home page A-LA-CARTE (Assessing limits of adaptation to climate change and opportunities for resilience to be enhanced) is a four-year collaborative research pro...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Assessing limits of adaptation to climate change and opportunities for resilience to be enhanced (A-LA-CARTE)
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)
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)
Changing phytoplankton community composition and its effect on biogeochemical fluxes in the Baltic Sea (C-Flux)
Project | Published: 2013-04-16

Summary The spring bloom in the Baltic Sea, as in most temperate aquatic systems, is by far the most important phase of the annual succession in terms of primary production as typically 40 t...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Changing phytoplankton community composition and its effect on biogeochemical fluxes in the Baltic Sea (C-Flux)
Economic value of intermittent power generation
Project | Published: 2013-04-18

Project description A significant part of the renewable energy differs from conventional generating technologies such that they produce electricity intermittently. If traditional levelized cost ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Economic value of intermittent power generation
Hydropower production strategies: impacts on emissions and windfall profits
Project | Published: 2013-04-15

Project description In this project we utilize a long-run oriented Real-Time Price based simulation model to analyze the strategic behavior of hydropower producers in the Nordic electricity mark...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Hydropower production strategies: impacts on emissions and windfall profits
Marine modelling
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

The idea is to provide solutions for sustainable use of marine environment and protection as well as to provide future options to exploit marine natural resources (ecosystem services) in a sustain...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Marine modelling
Towards a generic, mechanistic plankton food web model for the northern Baltic Sea (DHYBRIS)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

The objective is to construct parsimonious, mechanistic and stoichiometrically explicit food web models for the plankton ecosystem, identify key components and flows, and rigorously quantify a ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Towards a generic, mechanistic plankton food web model for the northern Baltic Sea (DHYBRIS)

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