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Joint cross-border environmental monitoring system (Eco-bridge)
Project | Published: 2019-10-07

Eco-Bridge project belongs to Karelia CBC Programme (code KA5016) and it strengthens the environmental awareness of citizens, authorities and public organisation through introduction of joint ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Joint cross-border environmental monitoring system (Eco-bridge)
Assessment of the status of Finland’s waters: Status of lakes and rivers about the same as before, coastal waters have deteriorated
Press release | Published: 2019-08-27

A new assessment of the ecological status of surface waters in Finland shows that 87% of the surface area of our lakes and 68% of our rivers are in good or very good condition. Eutrophication is still......

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Research & Development > Water > Assessment of the status of Finland’s waters: Status of lakes and rivers about the same as before, coastal waters have deteriorated
Shared waters
Project | Published: 2019-08-27

Goal of the project is to produce science-based information for strengthening the knowledge base for agricultural water protection and nutrient load regulation. We will examine the nutrient load from...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Shared waters
The effect of urbanization on freshwater macroinvertebrates: Knowledge gaps and future research directions
Published: 2019-07-10

Ecological Indicators, Volume 104, September 2019...

Publications > Articles > The effect of urbanization on freshwater macroinvertebrates: Knowledge gaps and future research directions
Kraanavesi – Tap water from Finland
Content page | Published: 2019-06-05

Photo: Visit Finland High quality tap water Finland has pure and healthy tap water, which is available almost anywhere free of charge. In Finnish we call it "kraanavesi" or "han...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Turn the tap on > Kraanavesi – Tap water from Finland
Turn the tap on
Project | Published: 2019-04-26

Photo: Visit Finland Promoting Nordic tap water "Turn the tap on - Rent vatten från kranen" campaign is launched to promote and educate tourists and locals about pure tap water ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Turn the tap on
Low exposure of people to microplastics through drinking water
Press release | Published: 2018-11-16

According to a preliminary study, Finnish household water contains only small amounts of microplastics. Water treatment processes effectively remove particles from the raw water that is used in the pr......

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Research & Development > Consumption and production > Low exposure of people to microplastics through drinking water
Research & Development > Water > Low exposure of people to microplastics through drinking water
Water meets people SEVIRA
Project | Published: 2019-01-17

Latest news New on-line water quality station installed in the river Rakkolanjoki News, November 1, 2019 An on-line water quality station was installed in the river Rakko...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water meets people SEVIRA
TAIHU
Project | Published: 2018-10-03

The overall objective of this project is to co-create new information, knowledge and recommendations on water management and ecological security, together with Chinese partners based on IWRM approach...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > TAIHU
Water quality detection using Sentinel and Landsat satellite series on Finnish lakes and coastal waters/Baltic Sea (VESISEN)
Project | Published: 2017-10-12

Sentinel 2 satellite image from 27.8.2016 the west coast of Finland. ESA Sentinel program, prosessed by SYKE. Water quality detection using Sentinel and Landsat satellite series on Finnish lakes and coastal waters/Baltic Sea (VESISEN)

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
A new catchment model is a useful tool to achieve phosphorus load reduction goals
Published: 2016-12-27

Environmental Modelling & Software (2016)...

Publications > Articles > A new catchment model is a useful tool to achieve phosphorus load reduction goals
Developing quality control tools for environment monitoring (OUTLIER)
Project | Published: 2016-03-16

Project description The SYKE quality control project is expected to provide requirements for conducting quality management activities for all (selected) environmental data collection and environ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Developing quality control tools for environment monitoring (OUTLIER)
Water Quality Monitoring in the Kyrgyz Republic
Project | Published: 2013-09-10

Project description The Project was financed through the Institutional Cooperation Instrument (ICI) the purpose of which is to strengthen the capacity of public sector institutions in partner co...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water Quality Monitoring in the Kyrgyz Republic
Programme for Finland’s Water Sector Support to Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan (FinWaterWEI II)
Project | Published: 2015-06-16

The overall objective and purpose is expected to lead to four Key Results : 1 Result: Improved application of integrated management of water resources and strengthened basis for transbounda...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Programme for Finland’s Water Sector Support to Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan (FinWaterWEI II)
Capacity building on surface water quality monitoring in Tajikistan (TJK-Water)
Project | Published: 2015-06-15

The overall objective (intended long-term impact) of the Project is to increase the capacity of Tajik authorities to provide reliable environmental information of surface water quality both for the c...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Capacity building on surface water quality monitoring in Tajikistan (TJK-Water)
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
A cleaner Gulf of Finland would provide tens of millions of euros in recreational benefits annually
Press release | Published: 2015-01-15

Improving the state of the Gulf of Finland would benefit the recreational use of coastal properties by over 50 million euros annually. The greatest benefits would come from the decrease of algal bloom......

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Research & Development > Water > A cleaner Gulf of Finland would provide tens of millions of euros in recreational benefits annually
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
FinWaterWEI 2009-2014
Content page | Published: 2019-11-08

Access to water plays a key role in development – it sustains human life, both through direct consumption and use in agriculture for food security. Because of its importance, there are many dem...

FinWaterWEI II > FinWaterWEI 2009-2014

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