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Director General and management team
Content page | Published: 2013-05-06

Mr Leif Schulman , Director General (chairwoman) Mr Petri Ahlroth , Director of the Biodiversity Centre Mr Tero Eklin , Director of Laboratory Ms Eeva Furman , Director of the Env...

SYKE Info > Organisation > Director General and management team
Evaluation of the environmental effects of piping materials used in buildings
Project | Published: 2021-01-07

At the moment, copper pipes are not allowed in domestic water networks in eco-labelled houses according to the Swan label. The criteria are the same in all Nordic countries. Dissenting views have bee...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Evaluation of the environmental effects of piping materials used in buildings
ESA Snow Climate Change Initiative (Snow cci)
Project | Published: 2021-01-04

Snow_cci project focuses on generation of homogeneous multi-sensor time series for the main parameters of global snow cover focusing on snow extent and snow water equivalent. To accomplish this, reli...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > ESA Snow Climate Change Initiative (Snow cci)
Mixed use indices and urban fabrics supporting urban planning
Project | Published: 2020-11-27

Objectives Mixed use development refers to a practice where more than one type of activity, such as housing, jobs or services are assigned to the same building, groups of buildings, or area. ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Mixed use indices and urban fabrics supporting urban planning
Satellite Snow Product Intercomparison and Evaluation Exercise (SnowPEx)
Project | Published: 2020-12-22

The main objective of the SnowPEx project is to perform the intercomparison and validation of publicly available global/regional remotely sensed snow products (Snow Cover Extent, Snow Water Equivalen...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Satellite Snow Product Intercomparison and Evaluation Exercise (SnowPEx)
Global taxonomic, functional and phylogenetic diversity of stream macroinvertebrate communities (GloBioTrends)
Project | Published: 2020-12-10

Anthropogenic activities threaten biodiversity at global, regional and local scales. Addressing this situation requires knowledge of the main mechanisms underlying biodiversity patterns. While the th...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Global taxonomic, functional and phylogenetic diversity of stream macroinvertebrate communities (GloBioTrends)
WasteLess Karelias
Project | Published: 2019-02-14

The project tackles littering and improves waste management in rural villages in North Karelia, Finland, and the Karelian Republic, Russia. We encourage and support local residents, authorities and c...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > WasteLess Karelias
Contact information
Content page | Published: 2013-10-29

Tel (switchboard): +358 295 251 000 E-mail: firstname.surname@syke.fi Register office kirjaamo[at]syke.fi Confidential information can be ...

SYKE Info > Contact information
Advisory board
Content page | Published: 2013-05-06

Members of The Finnish Environment Institute´s advisory board 2020: In front row from the left Elina Nikkola, Eeva Primmer, Lea Kauppi, Markku Ollikainen, in middle row from t...

SYKE Info > Organisation > Advisory board
Offices
Content page | Published: 2018-11-05

Main office, Viikki Campus, Building D, Helsinki Laboratory Centre , Viikki Campus, Kaaritalo, Helsinki Marine Research Laboratory, Viikki Campus, Building EE, H...

SYKE Info > Offices
Assessing and valuing ecosystem services for managing hydropower constructed rivers systems - (ECORIVER)
Project | Published: 2020-09-10

Background and aims Rivers developed for hydropower production are important part of electricity supply with increasing role as a balancing power source in energy systems worldwide. Regulated ri...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Assessing and valuing ecosystem services for managing hydropower constructed rivers systems - (ECORIVER)
Vitality from the Kainuu Lakes to the Gulf of Bothnia - Oulujoki watershed vision 2035 (ARVOVESI)
Project | Published: 2020-09-09

Background River Oulujoki is one of the largest rivers in Northern Finland and is intensively used in hydroelectric power production. The Oulujoki watershed reaches from the eastern Finnish bord...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Vitality from the Kainuu Lakes to the Gulf of Bothnia - Oulujoki watershed vision 2035 (ARVOVESI)
14-2020 PHYTO
Content page | Published: 2020-09-09

  Proftest SYKE will organize a phytoplankton proficiency test in December 2020 – January 2021. The target groups of the proficiency test are consultants and environmental authorities w...

Services > Quality and laboratory services > Proficiency testing and intercalibration services > Current proficiency tests > 14-2020 PHYTO
10-2020 ZOO
Content page | Published: 2020-08-18

  Proftest SYKE will organize a macroinvertebrate taxonomic proficiency test in November 2020. The test consists of three parts of which participants may select suitable samples. The te...

Services > Quality and laboratory services > Proficiency testing and intercalibration services > Current proficiency tests > 10-2020 ZOO
Towards arsenic safe drinking water in Nepal (NeAs)
Project | Published: 2020-07-02

Shortcut:  www.syke.fi/projects/neas Objectives The aim of this project is to improve the capacity of the water sector in Nepal to seak, share and use the information and know-how on ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Towards arsenic safe drinking water in Nepal (NeAs)
DRYvER - DRYing riVER networks
Project | Published: 2020-06-30

Short address:  syke.fi/projects/DRYvER Background Rivers, streams, lakes, wetlands and other aquatic environments are among the world’s most biodiverse ecosystems. They are also thos...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > DRYvER - DRYing riVER networks
Strategy
Content page | Published: 2019-10-17

Vision 2030 Together with our partners and stakeholders we have succeeded in guiding society’s development onto a sustainable path. Mission statement The Finnish Environment...

SYKE Info > Strategy
PölyBAT: Street Dust Control Best Practices
Project | Published: 2020-04-21

The formation as well as the mitigation measures of street dust have been extensively studied in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area for several years. However, the results and lessons learned from these ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > PölyBAT: Street Dust Control Best Practices
Air quality and health effects of street dust
Content page | Published: 2020-04-17

Picture: Roosa Ritola Street dust contributes significantly to coarse fraction of ambient PM 10 and thus has a negative effect on air quality in Finnish cities especially during spring m...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Street dust research > Air quality and health effects of street dust
KALPA-3
Project | Published: 2020-04-09

KALPA-3 Road Dust Sources, Emission Reduction Measures and Air Quality Impacts- Research Project Road dust emissions, sources, their effect on the air quality as well as mitigation measu...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > KALPA-3

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