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By using the search tool on the right-hand column, you will find the ongoing projects and projects completed in 2012 - 2017, as well as other central projects that have been completed earlier.

The search results are listed according to the order of which website has been published last, with the newest website listed at the top.

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Maritime Spatial Planning for Sustainable Blue Economies (PLAN4BLUE)

The Plan4Blue project promotes sustainable planning and management of marine and coastal areas of the Gulf of Finland and the Archipelago Sea by developing Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) capacity. Th...

Recycling nutrients and energy of Canadian waterweed

The project aims at finding cost-effective ways for utilization of the Canadian waterweed and thus to support the opportunities for economic and recreational use of the lakes. Our goal is to test diff...

Sea-Land biogeochemical linkages (Baltic+ SeaLaBio)

The Sentinel satellites of the Copernicus programme offer an excellent opportunity for monitoring the state of the Baltic Sea. These satellites have spectral characteristics suitable for estimating tu...

Earth Observation-based Services for Monitoring and Reporting of Ecological Status (EOMORES)

EU/Horizon2020 project EOMORES (grand agreement °730066) develops services for monitoring the quality of inland and coastal water bodies, using data from Earth Observation satellites and in situ senso...

Completing management options in the Baltic Sea Region to reduce risk of invasive species introduction by shipping - COMPLETE

COMPLETE supports the implementation of the new International Maritime Organization’s convention on ballast water management that came into force on 8 September 2017 by triggering regional cooperation...

Decision support tool for management of the Baltic Sea ecosystem - BONUS DESTONY

Successful environmental management relies on an enormous amount of complex information that is processed further to interpret or predict potential changes and responses. A number of decision support ...

Future Marine Assessment and Monitoring of the Baltic – BONUS FUMARI

The aim of BONUS FUMARI is to make a proposal for a renewed monitoring system of the Baltic Sea marine environment.The project will also explore the possibilities that novel monitoring methods can off...

Blue health and wealth from the Baltic Sea – a participatory systematic review for smart decisions BONUS ROSEMARIE

BONUS ROSEMARIE carries out a systematic analysis of the potential and challenges of different monetary and non-monetary valuation methods of marine ecosystem services, and analyses the institutional ...


The main emphasis in this project will be on comparing the performance and applicability of DNA-metabarcoding approaches to traditional identification of routine monitoring samples.

Seamless Maps and Management of the Norhthern Bothnian Bay – SEAmBOTH

The SEAmBOTH project's main goal is to help ensure the conservation of the biological diversity, habitats, ecosystems and the ecosystem services in the Bothnian Bay. The sea floor and its vegetation a...

Oil Spills in Arctic Areas -seminar

Finnish Environment Institute SYKE will host an international expert seminar in Oulu, Finland in 6-8 of March 2018. The seminar is expected to host some 200-250 participants.

EMODnet Chemistry (EMODnet)

The project includes 'Operation, development and maintenance of a European Marine Observation and Data Network’for creating and maintaining an operational service providing free and open access to dat...


SPICE is a EU-funded project to develop and implement the assessment of the Baltic Sea marine environment. The project is coordinated by the HELCOM Secretariat and its full name is "Implementation and...

Microbial diversity in aquatic systems and effects of browning - MiDAS

MiDAS will combine a novel high throughput 16S/18S rRNA gene targeting primer-free molecular sequencing approach, traditional light microscopy, and comprehensive microscopy-based phytoplankton dataset...

Utilization of Sentinel satellite series for monitoring the water quality of the Baltic Sea and Finnish lakes

VESISEN-project aims at developing methods for utilizing EU/ESA Copernicus-program Sentinel-satellite series observations for determining water quality on Finnish lakes and on the coastal waters of Fi...

Seed banks as reservoirs of diversity driving evolutionary dynamics and persistence of Baltic phytoplankton in a changing environment (RESERVOIR)

Here we investigate how the diversity reservoir supports the capacity of Baltic algae to deal with environmental change. This project will contribute to a better assessment of the resilience of Baltic...

Workshop on marine protected area (MPA) networks in a changing Arctic climate

A workshop, organized by Sweden and Finland, on "Marine protected area (MPA) networks in a changing Arctic climate" was arranged 21–22 September 2017 in Helsinki, Finland.

Finnish Marine Portal

The project will produce the Finnish Marine portal, a national service linking information and data from various Finnish marine data providers.

Blue Growth boundaries in novel Baltic food webs - BONUS BLUEWEBS

BONUS BLUEWEBS will assess the consequences of simultaneously achieving the good environmental status and providing blue growth, i.e. the capability of Baltic Sea food webs to sustainably produce ecos...

Aquatic Monitoring for Sustainable Dredging in Northern Lakes of Egypt (MoMa-Monitoring Master)

This project aims at the improved capacity of the General Authority for Fish Resources Development (GAFRD) to monitor the environmental quality of Lake Manzala, plan the assessment of environmental im...

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