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Advanced machine learning methods for biomonitoring (AMBI)
Project | Published: 2019-10-15

Project description I will develop machine learning algorithms to conquer challenges typically encountered automated image-based identification in biomonitoring. The considered challenges are i)...

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Hymenoptera threatened by overgrowth
Press release | Published: 2019-08-21

Species in our country's largest order of insects are increasingly under threat. In an assessment of threatened species made public in the spring, about 16 % of our species of Hymenoptera were assesse......

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Finland cormorant population decreased slightly
Press release | Published: 2019-08-13

Approximately 25,700 cormorant nests were counted in Finnish sea areas in the summer of 2019. This represents a decrease of 4%, or 1,000 nests, in comparison to the previous year. With the cormorant n......

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New estimate - every ninth species in Finland is threatened
Press release | Published: 2019-03-08

A new assessment of threatened species indicates an increasing loss of biodiversity in Finnish nature. Of the 22 000 species evaluated, 11.9% were classified as threatened, compared to 10.5% in the pr......

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Changes in snow coverage threatens biodiversity of Arctic nature
Press release | Published: 2018-10-23

Many of the plants on northern mountains depend on the snow melting late in spring and summer. Snow provides shelter from winter extreme events for plants but at the same time it limits the length of ......

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Posters
Content page | Published: 2018-05-30

The posters are in chronological and alphabetical order. This is not a complete collection of Zonation posters. 2018   Ranking Natura 2000 habitats and ...

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Climate models predict changes to flows and biota of northern rivers
Press release | Published: 2018-03-20

The habitats of species in Finland's rivers will move northward as climate change causes temperatures to rise. In addition, seasonal fluctuation in the flow of rivers will become more irregular than i......

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Marine researchers propose declaring 23 percent of the Baltic Sea as ecologically significant areas
News | Published: 2018-03-02

Proposals are being made for locations in the Baltic Sea to be declared Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSA). The areas are located in the Bay of Bothnia, Kvarken, the Archipe......

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Machine vision in environment monitoring (EnVision)
Project | Published: 2017-08-18

Short address: http://www.syke.fi/projects/envision Objectives The purpose of the project is to evaluate the suitability of the machine vision, using drones, to identify species i...

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Barnacle goose population declined in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area
Press release | Published: 2016-08-05

The total number of barnacle geese grazing on the park lawns of Helsinki and eastern Espoo declined by four per cent compared to 2015. The number of goslings almost halved, declining by 46 per cent, c......

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The growth of the Finnish cormorant population experiences only a slight increase
Press release | Published: 2016-08-01

In the summer of 2016, 25,500 cormorant nests were tallied in Finland. Despite the favourable conditions in the cormorants’ overwintering areas, the population grew by only six percent, i.e. 1,500 nes......

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A correspondence on invasive species was published in Nature
News | Published: 2016-05-23

A correspondence on invasive species was just published in the high level scientific journal, Nature. In this Letter led by a senior scientist Maiju Lehtiniemi from SYKE’s Marine Research Centre the r......

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Global warming causes significant changes on the Baltic Sea region
Press release | Published: 2015-05-22

The climate change has already altered the characteristics of the Baltic Sea region, reveals a recent international study. In the continuation the global warming will increasingly affect e.g. ice cove......

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Recognition of ecosystem services promotes their sustainable use and protection
Press release | Published: 2015-01-27

The final report of the project ‘National Assessment of the Economics of Ecosystem Services in Finland’ (TEEB for Finland) was presented to the Minister of the Environment, Sanni Grahn-Laasonen. Accor......

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PhD thesis on the little-known Arctic comb jelly found in the Baltic Sea and the Arctic
Press release | Published: 2014-04-10

One of the world's oldest animal species, the comb jellies – which have inhabited the seas for millions of years – have kept their secrets up to the present day. In her PhD thesis, which she is due to......

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Population genetics and intraspecific diversity of aquatic protists across habitats and eukaryotic clades (PRODIVERSA)
Project | Published: 2013-04-11

Summary Pelagic microalgae (or phytoplankton) are primary producers and form the base of the aquatic food web. Consequently they have a major impact on the food web, energy flow and bioge...

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Distribution, ecology and impacts of alien species in the Baltic Sea
Project | Published: 2013-04-19

Alien invasive species originate from other ecosystems, and are intentionally or unintentionally transferred to new environments by human actions. Ships transport efficiently alien species enabl...

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