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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)
Water and green economy
Project | Published: 2013-10-07

Background and need Green economy means economy that takes the welfare of the ecosystem into account. This is one, but not the only definition of green economy.The objective has been conside...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water and green economy
Light pollution - a serious environmental problem? (VALO)
Project | Published: 2013-10-08

Project description Light pollution is artificial light that causes adverse effects to the functioning of ecosystems or to human health or well-being. Light pollution - a serious environment...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Light pollution - a serious environmental problem? (VALO)
Model of Three Urban Fabrics (Urban Fabrics)
Project | Published: 2013-09-26

Theory of Urban Fabrics Urban Fabrics is a new way of thinking and a new comprehensive way of recognizing the fabrics of the cities. It´s a paradigm shift from conventional ways of thinking, whi...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Model of Three Urban Fabrics (Urban Fabrics)
Bioavailability and bioaccumulation of brominated flame retardants in Finnish aquatic environments
Project | Published: 2013-09-20

Polybrominated flame retardants been added to consumer products for decades to reduce fire-related injury and property damage. As being persistent, these substances have caused environmental contamin...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Bioavailability and bioaccumulation of brominated flame retardants in Finnish aquatic environments
Towards sustainable economic systems – key methods and tools, lessons learnt and future outlooks (ToFu)
Project | Published: 2013-09-20

Project objectives The project aims to gather and consolidate knowledge obtained through both previous and on-going projects and case studies focusing on sustainable and regenerative economic sy...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Towards sustainable economic systems – key methods and tools, lessons learnt and future outlooks (ToFu)
Cultivation of algae, mussels, common reed and microbes could help to improve the Baltic Sea's condition
Press release | Published: 2013-09-03

The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE has participated in the SUBMARINER project, jointly performed by eight countries in order to investigate new ways of utilising the Baltic Sea's resources. The pr......

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Assessing the adaptive capacity of the Finnish environment and society under a changing climate (FINADAPT)
Project | Published: 2013-08-28

Welcome to the FINADAPT web pages FINADAPT was a consortium of 11 Partner institutions studying adaptation to the potential impacts of climate change in Finland. Studies were carried out dur...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Assessing the adaptive capacity of the Finnish environment and society under a changing climate (FINADAPT)
Bottom-Up Climate Adaptation Strategies for a Sustainable Europe (BASE)
Project | Published: 2013-10-03

Our aims From 2012-2016, the BASE project aims to foster sustainable adaptation in Europe by improving the knowledge base on adaptation and making this information easier to access, understand an...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Bottom-Up Climate Adaptation Strategies for a Sustainable Europe (BASE)
National Assessment of the Economics of Ecosystem Services in Finland (TEEB Finland)
Project | Published: 2013-06-24

Project Background Ecosystem services and their role in contributing to human well-being have become increasingly recognized. In practice, however, the socio-economic importance and value of...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > National Assessment of the Economics of Ecosystem Services in Finland (TEEB Finland)
Situation awareness system for environmental emergency response (BORIS 2)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Steering group: Kalervo Jolma (SYKE), Magnus Nyström (Ministry of the Environment), Rami Ruuska (The Ministry of the Interior Department for Rescue Services), Ilpo Tolonen (Regional rescue serv...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Situation awareness system for environmental emergency response (BORIS 2)
Reports and Publications of the VACCIA project
Content page | Published: 2013-06-04

VACCIA project’s synthesis report Bergström I. et al. (eds.) 2011. Ekosysteemipalvelut ja elinkeinot - haavoittuvuus ja sopeutuminen muuttuvaan ilmastoon. VACCIA-hankkeen yhteenveto...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Vulnerability Assessment of ecosystem services for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation (VACCIA) > Reports and Publications of the VACCIA project
Winter navigation risks and oil contingency plan (WINOIL)
Project | Published: 2013-04-12

Latest events Final Seminar of the WINOIL project was held in St. Petersburg, Russia in 30th September 2014. After the seminar, the project group will have the closing meeting in 1st November, a...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Winter navigation risks and oil contingency plan (WINOIL)
Presentations by members of the EnPath-project
Content page | Published: 2013-05-28

Eeva-Lotta Apajalahti Apajalahti, E-L, Lovio, R. and Houtbeckers, E. (2011). Rearranging Utility-driven Demand Side Management (DSM) to respond market conditions: a Finnish case study . T......

Research & Development > Climate change > Projects > Presentations by members of the EnPath-project
Finland's nature conservation areas unable to sustain forest bird species in future
Press release | Published: 2013-05-27

The existing network of nature conservation areas in Finland will be unable to ensure sufficient amount of habitats for our forest bird species as climate change progresses. The precious bird species ......

Current > Press releases > Finland's nature conservation areas unable to sustain forest bird species in future
A tool for assessing environmental and economic impacts of forest bioenergy (METY)
Project | Published: 2015-10-09

Project description The aim of the project is to assess environmental (carbon and nutrient balances) and economic impacts of the production and utilization of forest bioenergy. A tool for this k...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > A tool for assessing environmental and economic impacts of forest bioenergy (METY)
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)
Carbon neutral municipalities - HINKU
Project | Published: 2013-05-07

Municipalities as pioneers in climate change mitigation The Carbon Neutral Municipalities project (HINKU project) brings municipalities, businesses, citizens and experts together to create and c...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Carbon neutral municipalities - HINKU
Regulation by environmental quality standards – Institutionalisation of ecosystem approach in coastal management (ENSCA)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Aims and focus The ENSCA project has analysed institutionalisation of the EU Water Framework Directive in Finland by identifying the hybrid actor-networks through which a...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Regulation by environmental quality standards – Institutionalisation of ecosystem approach in coastal management (ENSCA)

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