Jari Silander


Senior Research Scientist

Dr. Water resources. AI (forecasting, image recgonition, invasive species), urban water & education (economics, meteorology, product development). Several national programmes completed.

Email: firstname.lastname@environment.fi

Telephone: +358 295 251 638
Skype: jsisyke

Finnish Environment Centre, Freshwater Centre
Street address: Latokartanonkaari 11
Postal address: 00790 Helsinki, Finland



Climate change and image recgontion.

A government Key Project ÄlyVesi on Artificial intelligence and IoT in water sector (2018-2020). We use machine learning to detect species in land and water in small and large scale, biomass, algae, water level and ice movement. Deep learning is used for water forecasting. Different IoT equipment and 5G-networks are  also used.


Viro kuvaukset kesällä 2019
Large scale mapping of invasives in Estonia 2019

The new Freshwater Competence Centre - infrastructure, network and research was released 23.5.2022. 

The national HYDRO-RI-Platform helps to fill identified gaps in national and the European Research Infrastructure roadmap by providing a dense, highly instrumented autonomous super-sites for freshwater monitoring (2022-2024, Acedemy of Finland – coming more news soon - https://hydrordi.com )

Hydro-RDI-Network – Research, Development & Innovation in Hydrology (hydrordi.com) serve as the first Finnish competence center of the water sector by bringing together research organisations and companies to boost RDI activities related to hydrology. 

MONITOR2020 is a national environment monitoring strategy & development program.  The steering group earlier leaded by a Chief Secretary of Ministry.

A government Key Project for Education (2017-2018)

CLIC Innovation Cluster 


Published 2017-08-16 at 11:25, updated 2022-05-23 at 13:41

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