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SYKE Policy Brief: Environmental drug load can be reduced
News | Published: 2019-05-23

As the use of pharmaceuticals increases, increasing amounts of drug residues end up in sewage treatment plants. Environmental drug load can be reduced by introducing more advanced treatment method and......

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Models and tools
Content page | Published: 2015-04-24

Several different kinds of tools are used in SYKE to assess and forecast the state of the environment. In a large perspective they can be called mathematical models. Models are mostly needed to suppo...

Research & Development > Water > Models and tools
Impacts of Terrestrial Organic Matter Loading on Lake Food Webs and Human Health - Challenges for Environmental Regulation (TERLA consortium)
Project | Published: 2015-09-10

The objectives of the TERLA research consortium are to examine the impacts caused by terrestrial organic matter on lake food webs and human health and provide science-based knowledge for evaluating ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Impacts of Terrestrial Organic Matter Loading on Lake Food Webs and Human Health - Challenges for Environmental Regulation (TERLA consortium)
Models for river basin management planning
Content page | Published: 2016-09-27

Several tools and models to support and improve river basin management planning have been developed and tested in the Finnish Environment Institute. They can be used to aid in assessing the status of...

Research & Development > Water > Models and tools > Models for river basin management planning
Fluxes of Terminal Electron Acceptors: Linking Human Disturbance to the Health of Aquatic Systems (TEAQUILA)
Project | Published: 2014-12-05

In the TEAQUILA project we will focus on improving the state of aquatic ecosystems by controlling the load of terminal electron acceptors (TEAs), besides decreasing nutrient loading. The analysis of ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Fluxes of Terminal Electron Acceptors: Linking Human Disturbance to the Health of Aquatic Systems (TEAQUILA)
A water quality and nutrient load model system for Finnish watersheds VEMALA
Content page | Published: 2014-12-01

VEMALA The VEMALA model is an operational, national scale nutrient loading model for Finnish watersheds (Huttunen et al., submitted). It simulates nutrient processes, leaching and transport on...

Research & Development > Water > Models and tools > Models for river basin management planning > A water quality and nutrient load model system for Finnish watersheds VEMALA
Novel gypsum-based products for farm scale phosphorus trapping (TraP)
Project | Published: 2014-01-17

The Trap project was a 3-year joint venture (2008–2010) analyzing the effect of gypsum, an industrial by-product, on phosphorus losses from fields to surface waters (Ekholm et al. 2011, 2012). SYKE w...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Novel gypsum-based products for farm scale phosphorus trapping (TraP)
Management of water balance and quality in mining areas (WaterSmart)
Project | Published: 2018-02-08

WaterSmart project aims to improve the awareness of actual quantities of water, and water balances in mine areas to give possibility to forecast water masses in future. The goal is to promote the ant...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Management of water balance and quality in mining areas (WaterSmart)
New recommendations for the Archipelago Sea: fish-based feed, integration of fish farms and planning control
Press release | Published: 2013-10-25

Extraction of Baltic Sea fish recommended for fish feed. This would enable the recycling of marine nutrients and eliminate the need for fish feed imports. This is one of the recommendations jointly dr......

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Healthy local lakes – new water management tools for citizens
Press release | Published: 2013-09-30

Citizens have been reserved a major role in initiating, planning and implementing water management measures. Led by the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), the GisBloom project has led to the develo......

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Restoring Europe's Rivers (RESTORE)
Project | Published: 2013-09-05

Aims of the project RESTORE encourages the restoration of European rivers which refers to bringing rivers and their catchment areas back towards a more original and natural state. This de...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Restoring Europe's Rivers (RESTORE)
Research of harmful substances in aquatic environments using new measuring and evaluation methods (PASMA)
Project | Published: 2013-04-11

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

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Research of harmful substances in aquatic environments using new measuring and evaluation methods (PASMA)
Biogeochemistry of the Baltic Sea in a Changing Climate: From Catchment to Open Sea
Project | Published: 2013-04-11

Project description The major aim of this project is to establish a biogeochemical study of the Baltic from the catchment to the open sea to investigate how inorganic and organic matter...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Biogeochemistry of the Baltic Sea in a Changing Climate: From Catchment to Open Sea
Towards a generic, mechanistic plankton food web model for the northern Baltic Sea (DHYBRIS)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

The objective is to construct parsimonious, mechanistic and stoichiometrically explicit food web models for the plankton ecosystem, identify key components and flows, and rigorously quantify a ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Towards a generic, mechanistic plankton food web model for the northern Baltic Sea (DHYBRIS)
Identification of the needs and costs of the monitoring of nutrient export from forestry areas
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

The aim of the project has been to evaluate the status of the monitoring of the environmental impacts of forestry practices on surface water quality in Finland and to prepare a plan for the dev...

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