Oulu Office

The research conducted at the Oulu Office of the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE focuses on monitoring the status of inland waters, managing catchment areas, developing water resource protection methods, studying stream habitat diversity, and developing general biodiversity indicators and a sustainable energy economy.

The office employs 40 people, who work for the Freshwater Centre, the Laboratory Centre, the Biodiversity Centre, the Centre of Sustainable Consumption and Production, Administrative services and Director General’s Office.

The Oulu Office operates a FINAS-accredited (T003) testing laboratory specialising in chemical environmental analyses. It also performs preliminary processing of water-management-related biological samples and provides various test arrangements in support of research activities.

The office is located in the Environmental Sciences Building, at the Linnanmaa campus of the University of Oulu. This location offers good opportunities for engaging in and improving co-operation within the University of Oulu, research institutes, Oulu university of applied sciences and with other stakeholders. The collaboration is best exemplified by joint projects, joint chairing of operations in the natural sciences and environmental economics, and joint use of laboratory services.

Contact information

The Oulu Office of SYKE is located at the Linnanmaa campus of the University of Oulu.

  • Visiting address: Paavo Havaksen tie 3 (Ympäristötietotalo, 2nd floor), 90570 Oulu
  • Visiting address (laboratory): Linnanmaa K5, 90570 Oulu
  • Mailing address: Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), Oulu Office, P.O.Box 413, FI-90014, University of Oulu, Finland
  • Tel: +358 295 251 000

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Published 2019-03-20 at 12:31, updated 2020-12-28 at 13:53