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Flood Centre
Content page | Published: 2021-04-09

Flood Centre is a joint service of the Finnish Environment Instute SYKE and the Finnish Meteorological Institute. They operate closely with the regional Centres for economic development, transpo...

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Flood Centre
Content page | Published: 2021-04-09

Flood Centre is a joint service of the Finnish Environment Instute SYKE and the Finnish Meteorological Institute. They operate closely with the regional Centres for economic development, transpo...

Services > Flood Centre
Copernicus Assisted Lake Water Quality Emergency Monitoring Service (WQeMS)
Project | Published: 2021-03-19

The objective of this Horizon 2020 project is to provide an operational Water Quality Emergency Monitoring Service to the water utilities industry in relation with the quality of the ‘water we drink’...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Copernicus Assisted Lake Water Quality Emergency Monitoring Service (WQeMS)
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)
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)
Aranda’s monitoring cruise: Record high temperatures in some areas in the Baltic Sea, increasing phosphorus concentrations in the Archipelago Sea and the Bothnian Sea
Press release | Published: 2021-03-04

Water temperatures in the Baltic Sea are increasing and the deep-water temperatures are record-high in some areas. Phosphorus concentrations are rising in the central part of the Archipelago Sea and t......

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Current > Aranda’s monitoring cruise: Record high temperatures in some areas in the Baltic Sea, increasing phosphorus concentrations in the Archipelago Sea and the Bothnian Sea
Current > Press releases > Aranda’s monitoring cruise: Record high temperatures in some areas in the Baltic Sea, increasing phosphorus concentrations in the Archipelago Sea and the Bothnian Sea
Research & Development > Sea > Aranda’s monitoring cruise: Record high temperatures in some areas in the Baltic Sea, increasing phosphorus concentrations in the Archipelago Sea and the Bothnian Sea
Research & Development > Water > Aranda’s monitoring cruise: Record high temperatures in some areas in the Baltic Sea, increasing phosphorus concentrations in the Archipelago Sea and the Bothnian Sea
Services > Research Vessel Aranda > Aranda’s monitoring cruise: Record high temperatures in some areas in the Baltic Sea, increasing phosphorus concentrations in the Archipelago Sea and the Bothnian Sea
Towards coherent protected area network in Finland (KOKASU)
Project | Published: 2021-02-24

Background The EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 ”Bringing nature back into our lives” includes several ambitious targets for protecting biodiversity and restoring habitats. For this project, th...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Towards coherent protected area network in Finland (KOKASU)
Antifouling paint choices may impact the spread of invasive species
Press release | Published: 2021-02-11

Testing five antifouling paints for recreational craft showed that the paint choices may significantly impact the spread of invasive species. Antifouling paints were tested as part of the EU-funded CO......

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Current > Antifouling paint choices may impact the spread of invasive species
Current > Press releases > Antifouling paint choices may impact the spread of invasive species
Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Completing management options in the Baltic Sea Region to reduce risk of invasive species introduction by shipping - COMPLETE > Antifouling paint choices may impact the spread of invasive species
Research & Development > Sea > Antifouling paint choices may impact the spread of invasive species
Doctoral dissertation: Snowfall microphysics in surface-based and radar observations
Press release | Published: 2021-02-02

A researcher of the Finnish Environment Institute, Jussi Tiira, has studied the impact of snow growth processes on snowfall, and further their manifestation in radar observations. The results are expe......

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Current > Doctoral dissertation: Snowfall microphysics in surface-based and radar observations
Current > Press releases > Doctoral dissertation: Snowfall microphysics in surface-based and radar observations
Experts
Published: 2016-02-08

SYKE employs more than 650 professionals, almost 510 of them in research and expert tasks. Our expertise and extensive cooperation with our partners provide valuable new insights into sustainable dev...

Experts
Global taxonomic, functional and phylogenetic diversity of stream macroinvertebrate communities (GloBioTrends)
Project | Published: 2020-12-10

Anthropogenic activities threaten biodiversity at global, regional and local scales. Addressing this situation requires knowledge of the main mechanisms underlying biodiversity patterns. While the th...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Global taxonomic, functional and phylogenetic diversity of stream macroinvertebrate communities (GloBioTrends)
From Marine Ecosystem Accounting to Integrated Governance For Sustainable Planning of Marine and Coastal Areas - MAREA
Project | Published: 2020-11-26

  Tools for sustainable planning The project will develop and test novel concepts of ecosystem services mapping, environmental accounting and sustainability assessment as well a...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > From Marine Ecosystem Accounting to Integrated Governance For Sustainable Planning of Marine and Coastal Areas - MAREA
Policy brief: How green will a bioeconomy be for our Nordic water resources?
News | Published: 2020-11-06

In the future, our world may increasingly rely on renewable biomass resources for the provision of food, fodder, fibre and fuel. How this transition to bioeconomy will affect Nordic water resources, i......

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Current > News > Policy brief: How green will a bioeconomy be for our Nordic water resources?
Current > Policy brief: How green will a bioeconomy be for our Nordic water resources?
Research & Development > Consumption and production > Policy brief: How green will a bioeconomy be for our Nordic water resources?
Research & Development > Sea > Policy brief: How green will a bioeconomy be for our Nordic water resources?
Research & Development > Water > Policy brief: How green will a bioeconomy be for our Nordic water resources?
Recent monitoring results: The state of the Gulf of Finland better than in the past few years, the Bothnian Sea is becoming eutrophic
Press release | Published: 2020-10-20

The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE has again produced an assesment of the state of the coastal waters of the Gulf of Finland and the open sea surrounding Finland from the southern Baltic Sea to th......

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Current > Press releases > Recent monitoring results: The state of the Gulf of Finland better than in the past few years, the Bothnian Sea is becoming eutrophic
Current > Recent monitoring results: The state of the Gulf of Finland better than in the past few years, the Bothnian Sea is becoming eutrophic
Research & Development > Sea > Recent monitoring results: The state of the Gulf of Finland better than in the past few years, the Bothnian Sea is becoming eutrophic
Services > Research Vessel Aranda > Recent monitoring results: The state of the Gulf of Finland better than in the past few years, the Bothnian Sea is becoming eutrophic
New tool for fast and efficient oil spill response at sea
Press release | Published: 2020-10-13

A new, free tool for oil spill response at sea is now available online for authorities and local response units. The aim of the tool is to minimize environmental impacts of oil spills in the Arctic an......

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Current > New tool for fast and efficient oil spill response at sea
Current > Press releases > New tool for fast and efficient oil spill response at sea
Research & Development > Production of environmental information > New tool for fast and efficient oil spill response at sea
Research & Development > Sea > New tool for fast and efficient oil spill response at sea
Microalgae, which keep the planet alive, have more complex and fascinating life than we have known
News | Published: 2020-09-17

Single-celled algae are traditionally thought to reproduce simply by asexual cell division. Lumi Haraguchi´s discovery proves otherwise. ...

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Current > Microalgae, which keep the planet alive, have more complex and fascinating life than we have known
Current > News > Microalgae, which keep the planet alive, have more complex and fascinating life than we have known
Research & Development > Sea > Microalgae, which keep the planet alive, have more complex and fascinating life than we have known
Assessing and valuing ecosystem services for managing hydropower constructed rivers systems - (ECORIVER)
Project | Published: 2020-09-10

Background and aims Rivers developed for hydropower production are important part of electricity supply with increasing role as a balancing power source in energy systems worldwide. Regulated ri...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Assessing and valuing ecosystem services for managing hydropower constructed rivers systems - (ECORIVER)
Vitality from the Kainuu Lakes to the Gulf of Bothnia - Oulujoki watershed vision 2035 (ARVOVESI)
Project | Published: 2020-09-09

Background River Oulujoki is one of the largest rivers in Northern Finland and is intensively used in hydroelectric power production. The Oulujoki watershed reaches from the eastern Finnish bord...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Vitality from the Kainuu Lakes to the Gulf of Bothnia - Oulujoki watershed vision 2035 (ARVOVESI)

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