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Financing
Content page | Published: 2019-10-17

The financing for the Finnish Environment Institute comes from the state budget and from external sources. In 2020, SYKE’s operating financing came to approximately 57,7 million e...

SYKE Info > Financing
KATOA
Project | Published: 2021-03-26

KATOA: Dust nuisances from streets and roads: Monitoring, Management and evaluation of the effectiveness of road dust emission reduction measures Objectives: Continue research on sour...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > KATOA
Biodegradable plastic polymers in ocean coastal waters – degrader communities and their enzymes (BIPOD)
Project | Published: 2021-03-18

Marine litter, particularly plastic pollution, is one of the key threats for world ocean ecosystems. Petrochemical plastics do not readily biodegrade in the marine environment, but also biodegradable...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Biodegradable plastic polymers in ocean coastal waters – degrader communities and their enzymes (BIPOD)
Comprehensive assessment of climate measures in catchments - with system analysis towards carbon-neutral land use (SysteemiHiili)
Project | Published: 2021-03-17

Comprehensive approach towards the overall sustainability of natural resource use The fragmentation of information on climate change mitigation and adaptation and the lack of syntheses make it d...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Comprehensive assessment of climate measures in catchments - with system analysis towards carbon-neutral land use (SysteemiHiili)
EO Applications for Integrated Maritime and Territorial Spatial Planning in the Baltic (BalticAIMS)
Project | Published: 2021-03-17

European directives such as the Water Framework Directive and Marine Strategy Directive require member states to reach good ecological status in their coastal and inland waters. In the Baltic Sea thi...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > EO Applications for Integrated Maritime and Territorial Spatial Planning in the Baltic (BalticAIMS)
EO FP CUP Water
Project | Published: 2021-03-17

EO for Water Framework Directive and Marine Strategy Framework Directive monitoring (Action 2018-2-28) EU Member States are responsible for implementing EU regulations such as the Water Framewor...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > EO FP CUP Water
The discharge and environmental impacts of SBR granules from artificial turfs (TEKONURMI)
Project | Published: 2021-03-17

The most common infill material used in the constructions of artificial football turfs is styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) granulate. Evaluations from other Nordic countries suggest that artificial tur...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > The discharge and environmental impacts of SBR granules from artificial turfs (TEKONURMI)
06-2021 Radon
Content page | Published: 2021-03-15

   Proftest SYKE will organize a proficiency test (PT) for analysis of radon in ground water in co-operation with Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority in Finland (STUK). Laborato...

Services > Quality and laboratory services > Proficiency testing and intercalibration services > Current proficiency tests > 06-2021 Radon
05-2021 Metals I
Content page | Published: 2021-02-24

  Proftest SYKE will organize a proficiency test for the analysis of metals and mercury in natural waters. The measurands for the synthetic sample and drinking water as well as natural ...

Services > Quality and laboratory services > Proficiency testing and intercalibration services > Current proficiency tests > 05-2021 Metals I
SYKE's management system
Content page | Published: 2021-02-23

Finnish Environment Institute’s (SYKE) management system consists of the rules that guide SYKE’s activities as well as SYKE’s own policies, practices and guidelines. The purpose of the management sys...

SYKE Info > SYKE's management system
Indicators for sustainable urban development - KEKANUA
Project | Published: 2021-02-23

Background The New Urban Agenda (NUA) was adopted at the United Nations Conference Habitat III in Quito 2016 to guide sustainable urban development. It supports the implementation of the Ag...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Indicators for sustainable urban development - KEKANUA
Management system assessment
Content page | Published: 2021-02-23

SYKE’s management team is responsible for SYKE’s management system. The management team assesses the appropriateness and suitability of SYKE’s activities and management system on a regular basis. The...

SYKE Info > SYKE's management system > Management system assessment
Circular Design Network (CircDNet)
Project | Published: 2021-02-18

Project background and objectives With increasing environmental pressures and decreasing resources, we need a transition to a circular economy. When enabling and speeding up circular tran...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Circular Design Network (CircDNet)
CONSOLCA – an LCA consolidation project
Project | Published: 2021-02-18

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a widely accepted methodological approach for assessing the environmental impacts of products and services over their life cycle and it is incr...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > CONSOLCA – an LCA consolidation project
04-2021 Leaching behavior test
Content page | Published: 2021-01-26

  Proftest SYKE will organize a proficiency test (PT) for the laboratories conducting leaching tests for solid waste material in co-operation with KVVY Tutkimus Oy (KVVY). In this PT th...

Services > Quality and laboratory services > Proficiency testing and intercalibration services > Current proficiency tests > 04-2021 Leaching behavior test
Snow Cover/Extent Demonstrator from optical Sensors (SEDOS)
Project | Published: 2021-01-25

The objective of SEDOS is to develop, implement and validate snow cover/extent product and the prototype system for their production covering Europe, as a preparative actin for the future EUMETSAT ME...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Snow Cover/Extent Demonstrator from optical Sensors (SEDOS)
03-2021 Waste water I
Content page | Published: 2021-01-18

  Proftest SYKE will organize a proficiency test for the analysis of BOD 7 , COD Cr , COD Mn , Ca, K, Mg, Na, suspended solids and TOC in waste waters. Additionally, for BOD7 and CODMn ...

Services > Quality and laboratory services > Proficiency testing and intercalibration services > Current proficiency tests > 03-2021 Waste water I
Director General and management team
Content page | Published: 2013-05-06

Mr Leif Schulman , Director General (chairman) Mr Petri Ahlroth , Director of the Biodiversity Centre Mr Tero Eklin , Director of Laboratory Ms Eeva Furman , Director of the Envir...

SYKE Info > Organisation > Director General and management team
Evaluation of the environmental effects of piping materials used in buildings
Project | Published: 2021-01-07

At the moment, copper pipes are not allowed in domestic water networks in eco-labelled houses according to the Swan label. The criteria are the same in all Nordic countries. Dissenting views have bee...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Evaluation of the environmental effects of piping materials used in buildings
ESA Snow Climate Change Initiative (Snow cci)
Project | Published: 2021-01-04

Snow_cci project focuses on generation of homogeneous multi-sensor time series for the main parameters of global snow cover focusing on snow extent and snow water equivalent. To accomplish this, reli...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > ESA Snow Climate Change Initiative (Snow cci)

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