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Evaluation service for river basin management
Content page | Published: 2020-05-29

How can the most cost-effective measures be identified to help in assessing the status of a waterbody and the management practices needed to achieve good ecological status? The effect of differe......

Research & Development > Water > Evaluation service for river basin management
Flood modelling, mapping and risk assessment services
Content page | Published: 2020-05-29

Would flood risk management enable the identification of possible flood prone areas and assist in land use planning, rescue and communication? Flood risk mapping is a prerequisite for effective ......

Research & Development > Water > Flood modelling, mapping and risk assessment services
Assessment service of methods for the restoration of the mining recipient
Content page | Published: 2020-05-28

Does the run-off from tailing ponds or waste rock heaps need passive purification? Is there a need to purify weak waters at a mine site, which in an active handling system is expensive or otherwise i......

Research & Development > Water > Assessment service of methods for the restoration of the mining recipient
Assessment service of the influences in the mining recipient
Content page | Published: 2020-05-28

Do you need to find out the distribution of load in the recipient? Would you like to assess the impact of water load when changing mining activities or different scenarios, concerning, for example, t......

Research & Development > Water > Assessment service of the influences in the mining recipient
Expert services on stream management and restoration
Content page | Published: 2020-05-28

Finnish Environment Institute SYKE offers expertise on vast management measures for rivers, streams and brooks. We have knowledge from small forestry brooks to large hydropower streams and we can off......

Research & Development > Water > Expert services on stream management and restoration
Forecasting services for hydrologically exceptional water situations
Content page | Published: 2020-05-28

Would automatic flood and drought warnings for lakes and rivers and warnings about snow load risk on large roof structures help your capability to adapt to hazardous unexpected weather situations? ......

Research & Development > Water > Forecasting services for hydrologically exceptional water situations
Service on the management of the water balances of a mine
Content page | Published: 2020-05-28

Do you need information about water balances to set up or expand a mine? Do you need to summarise all the environmental information from a mine site into an easily understandable form? Finnish E......

Research & Development > Water > Service on the management of the water balances of a mine
Water quality modelling service - from source to sea
Content page | Published: 2020-05-28

Do you need to forecast the influences of your operations on water flow or quality in rivers, lakes or coastal areas? Environment Institute SYKE offers modelling for calculating water quality an......

Research & Development > Water > Water quality modelling service - from source to sea
Enhancing water quality monitoring in Colombia – international cooperation now under way
News | Published: 2020-04-03

A Finno-Colombian cooperation project aimed at improving the monitoring of water quality in Colombia was launched at the beginning of the year. The quality assurance of laboratory work is a key elemen......

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Strengthening water quality monitoring and assessment in Colombia (COFI water 2019-2022)
Project | Published: 2020-01-08

Project description The project “Strengthening water quality monitoring and assessment in Colombia (COFI-Water)” is a joint initiative between IDEAM and SYKE. The collaboration aims to en...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Strengthening water quality monitoring and assessment in Colombia (COFI water 2019-2022)
Joint cross-border environmental monitoring system (Eco-bridge)
Project | Published: 2019-10-07

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

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 > Nature > Assessment of the status of Finland’s waters: Status of lakes and rivers about the same as before, coastal waters have deteriorated
Research & Development > Sea > Assessment of the status of Finland’s waters: Status of lakes and rivers about the same as before, coastal waters have deteriorated
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
Kraanavesi – Tap water from Finland
Content page | Published: 2019-06-05

Kuva: Kai Widell / SYKE 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 "...

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 Jenni Attila tells about satellite observations in SEVIRA videoblog SEVIRA-project news summer 2020 News, July 13, 2020 Due to the COVID-19 pan...

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

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