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Intellectually driven management of natural resources of Green Belt of Fennoscandia, IntellGreenBelt
Project | Published: 2014-04-02

Intellectual models and sustainable nature use know-how will be implemented within the project in pilot areas of the Green Belt of Fennoscandia (GBF). Also, innovative approaches to promote the effic...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Intellectually driven management of natural resources of Green Belt of Fennoscandia, IntellGreenBelt
Bioremediation of contaminated soil with fungi (PIMA-FUN)
Project | Published: 2014-02-28

Description A new biological method based on basidiomycetous fungi is developed for bioremediation of soil contaminated by recalcitrant organic compounds. University of Helsinki, Helsinki Univer...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Bioremediation of contaminated soil with fungi (PIMA-FUN)
Genomic tools in bioremediation: A case study with atrazine as pollutant (GENOTOOLS)
Project | Published: 2014-02-25

Background Contamination of both soil and groundwater with pesticides is an increasing global problem. In India the annual consumption of atrazine amounts to 340 MT. In Finland and in most ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Genomic tools in bioremediation: A case study with atrazine as pollutant (GENOTOOLS)
Climate change mitigation in sustainable consumption; evaluation of policy instruments related to food housing and personal transport (KUILU)
Project | Published: 2014-01-14

The object of the project is to evaluate the possibilities of policy instruments targeting to food, housing and personal transport in climate change mitigation. Additionally other environmental impac...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Climate change mitigation in sustainable consumption; evaluation of policy instruments related to food housing and personal transport (KUILU)
Eco-efficient office building
Project | Published: 2013-11-06

Introduction The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) had for several years looked for possibilities for having its office premises and laboratories in the same place, rather than spread ove...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Eco-efficient office building
Climate Change and Water Cycle: Effect to Water Resources and their Utilization in Finland (ClimWater)
Project | Published: 2013-10-09

Background and objectives The general objective of the research is to investigate how climate change will affect water resources and their use in Finland. The work is relevant for different ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Climate Change and Water Cycle: Effect to Water Resources and their Utilization in Finland (ClimWater)
Light pollution - a serious environmental problem? (VALO)
Project | Published: 2013-10-08

Project description Light pollution is artificial light that causes adverse effects to the functioning of ecosystems or to human health or well-being. Light pollution - a serious environment...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Light pollution - a serious environmental problem? (VALO)
Regional administration of lake restoration initiatives (LakeAdmin)
Project | Published: 2013-04-02

Objectives The objective of Lake-Admin is to improve the goal-setting and quality of lake restoration in Regions that have acknowledged the importance of lakes in their economic develop...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Regional administration of lake restoration initiatives (LakeAdmin)
Assessing the adaptive capacity of the Finnish environment and society under a changing climate (FINADAPT)
Project | Published: 2013-08-28

Welcome to the FINADAPT web pages FINADAPT was a consortium of 11 Partner institutions studying adaptation to the potential impacts of climate change in Finland. Studies were carried out dur...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Assessing the adaptive capacity of the Finnish environment and society under a changing climate (FINADAPT)
Development of rescue actions based on dam-break flood analysis (RESCDAM)
Project | Published: 2013-08-06

Introduction The RESCDAM project lasted for tw...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Development of rescue actions based on dam-break flood analysis (RESCDAM)
Climate Change Adaptation Tools for Environmental Risk Mitigation of Acid Sulphate Soils (CATERMASS)
Project | Published: 2013-04-11

Latest news Mid-term report of the project has been added to th...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Climate Change Adaptation Tools for Environmental Risk Mitigation of Acid Sulphate Soils (CATERMASS)
Open jobs and vacancies
Content page | Published: 2015-10-20

Open vacancies are listed below. If the list is empty, there are no open vacancies. You can submit an open internship application by filling in the "Avoin harjoittelupaikkahakemus - Suomen ...

SYKE Info > Working at SYKE > Jobs > Open jobs and vacancies
National Assessment of the Economics of Ecosystem Services in Finland (TEEB Finland)
Project | Published: 2013-06-24

Project Background Ecosystem services and their role in contributing to human well-being have become increasingly recognized. In practice, however, the socio-economic importance and value of...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > National Assessment of the Economics of Ecosystem Services in Finland (TEEB Finland)
Impacts of climate change on multiple ecosystem services: Processes and adaption options at landscape scales (CLIMES)
Project | Published: 2013-05-06

Project description "Ecosystems generate a range of goods and services important for human well-being, collectively called ecosystem services. It has proven difficult to move from general pr...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Impacts of climate change on multiple ecosystem services: Processes and adaption options at landscape scales (CLIMES)
Situation awareness system for environmental emergency response (BORIS 2)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Steering group: Kalervo Jolma (SYKE), Magnus Nyström (Ministry of the Environment), Rami Ruuska (The Ministry of the Interior Department for Rescue Services), Ilpo Tolonen (Regional rescue serv...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Situation awareness system for environmental emergency response (BORIS 2)
Winter navigation risks and oil contingency plan (WINOIL)
Project | Published: 2013-04-12

Latest events Final Seminar of the WINOIL project was held in St. Petersburg, Russia in 30th September 2014. After the seminar, the project group will have the closing meeting in 1st November, a...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Winter navigation risks and oil contingency plan (WINOIL)
Servicizing Policy for Resource Efficient Economy (SPREE)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Project description The aim of SPREE project is to identify potential Servicizing Policies and simulate their effect on absolute decoupling of economic growth and resource use, while achi...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Servicizing Policy for Resource Efficient Economy (SPREE)
Training and seminars
Content page | Published: 2014-11-20

The Finnish Environment Institute organises training and consultation days related to the management of the Ministry of the Environment, Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environmen...

Services > Training and seminars
Carbon neutral municipalities - HINKU
Project | Published: 2013-05-07

  Municipalities as pioneers in climate change mitigation The Carbon Neutral Municipalities project (Hinku project) brings municipalities, businesses, citizens and experts togeth...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Carbon neutral municipalities - HINKU
Press release service
Content page | Published: 2019-08-20

You may order press releases of the Finnish Environmental Institute directly to your e-mail as soon as they have been published. You may cancel the order by using the link in the e-mail. If you wish...

Current > Press release service

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