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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.

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EC DG ENV – Framework contract for services related to coordination between the different marine regions in implementing the ecosystem approach

The overall objective of the multiple framework contract is be to support the coherence of the implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (2008/56/EC) within and among marine regions an...

National environment monitoring strategy & development program MONITOR 2020

The national monitoring strategy of the state of the environment defines strategic targets for the gathering, storage and utilisation of environmental data, as well as means of, and measures for, achi...

Impacts of climate change on multiple ecosystem services: Processes and adaption options at landscape scales (CLIMES)

Climate change provides a major challenge for the sustainable management of the key ecosystem services and therefore sector-specific adaptation measures are needed. This joint project of Chinese and F...

Identification guide of Finnish Opiliones and Pseudoscorpions

In this project the aim is to produce a well-written identification book with descriptions and identification keys for all the Finnish harvestman and pseudoscorpion species, including basic knowledge ...

Towards reliable extinction threat evaluation of the poorly known wood-inhabiting fungi

This consortium of three research projects aims to increase knowledge on deficiently known wood-inhabiting fungi, especially their ecology, distribution and causes for endangerment.

Identification guide of Finnish Planthoppers

A guide book of Finnish planthoppers will be compiled in the project.

Carbon Neutral Municipalities (Hinku)

The Carbon Neutral Municipalities project brings municipalities, businesses, citizens and experts together to create and carry out solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The involved municipali...

Regulation by environmental quality standards - Institutionalisation of ecosystem approach in coastal management (ENSCA)

This project analyses, with the help of a case study, how the EU Water Framework Directive translates into action. The focus is on the processes that integrate the principles and objectives of WFD int...

Finnish Long-Term Socio-Ecological Research network FinLTSER

FinLTSER (Finnish Long-Term Socio-Ecological Research network) brings together the Finnish research sites and scientists that have conducted world-class research on long-term socio-ecological processe...

B/ordering food chains -- comparative study on negotiating quality and environmental standards into meat production and consumption in Finland

The study focuses on how environmental, welfare or other quality standards participate in b/ordering 'quality' markets in meat chains.

Future innovation and technology policy for sustainable system-level transitions: the case of transport (FIP-Trans)

The overall aim of the project was to generate policy options and frameworks for innovation policy that will facilitate system-level transitions in the transport sector and related industries in Finla...

Knowledge-based Sustainable Management for Europe's Seas (KnowSeas)

The KnowSeas project will develop a comprehensive scientific knowledge base and practical guidance for the application of the Ecosystem Approach to the sustainable development of Europe's regional sea...

Assessing limits of adaptation to climate change and opportunities for resilience to be enhanced (A-LA-CARTE)

A-LA-CARTE explored limits of adaptation to anticipated climate change, investigated the extent to which present-day systems are resilient to changes in climate and explored the options for enhancing ...

Modelling photochemical mineralization and microbial decay of DOC - FOKEMA

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 photomineraliza...

Assessing in-stream rehabilitation with a two-dimensional model of river hydrodynamics and fish habitat, a case study - the River Kiiminkijoki

Assessing in-stream rehabilitation with a two-dimensional model of river hydrodynamics and fish habitat, a case study – the River Kiiminkijoki

Development of a 3D hydrodynamic and ecological model for Finnish waters

COHERENS is the new research model of SYKE for hydrodynamic modelling.

Marine and Coastal Information Services Extension and Transfer (MarCoast, GMES)

MarCoast targets to deliver a portfolio of marine and coastal services at the European scale.

Research of harmful substances in aquatic environments using new measuring and evaluation methods (PASMA)

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

Changing phytoplankton community composition and its effect on biogeochemical fluxes in the Baltic Sea (C-Flux)

Two phytoplankton groups are predominant during spring in the Baltic Sea: diatoms and dinoflagellates. The abundances of these algal groups have a large effect on remineralization, or biogeochemical f...

Developing an algal filter for removal of nutrients (ALTUBBER)

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 investigate the potent...

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