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Algal bloom monitoring June 9, 2016: Abundance of cyanobacteria still low
Press release | Published: 2016-06-09

Only few observations of cyanobacteria have been made so far. In lakes, low amounts of cyanobacteria have been observed at six observation sites. Surface waters have cooled to temperatures approaching......

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Current > Algal reviews > Algal bloom monitoring June 9, 2016: Abundance of cyanobacteria still low
Research & Development > Water > Algal bloom monitoring June 9, 2016: Abundance of cyanobacteria still low
Algal bloom monitoring June 2, 2016: Cyanobacteria not observed in the Finnish sea areas and lakes
Press release | Published: 2016-06-02

The cyanobacterial situation is typical for early June. In the Finnish sea areas, no cyanobacterial blooms have been observed. In lakes, there were only few observations of low amounts of cyanobacteri......

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Current > Algal reviews > Algal bloom monitoring June 2, 2016: Cyanobacteria not observed in the Finnish sea areas and lakes
Research & Development > Water > Algal bloom monitoring June 2, 2016: Cyanobacteria not observed in the Finnish sea areas and lakes
Considerable risk of blue-green algal blooms in some of Finland's sea areas in the summer of 2016
Press release | Published: 2016-06-02

According to the estimate of the Finnish Environment Institute’s Marine Research Centre, this year the risk of blue-green algal blooms is considerable in a large part of the Gulf of Finland, the Finni......

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Current > Algal reviews > Risk prediction for algae blooms > Considerable risk of blue-green algal blooms in some of Finland's sea areas in the summer of 2016
Current > Press releases > Considerable risk of blue-green algal blooms in some of Finland's sea areas in the summer of 2016
Research & Development > Water > Considerable risk of blue-green algal blooms in some of Finland's sea areas in the summer of 2016
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......

Current > News > A correspondence on invasive species was published in Nature
Combat of oil spill in coastal arctic water - effectiveness and environmental effects
Content page | Published: 2016-05-23

Combating oil spill in Greenland © Lonnie B. Wilms The main objective of WP4 is to improve the knowledge base for combating oil spills in icy and cold waters. It is assessed that the...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE > Combat of oil spill in coastal arctic water - effectiveness and environmental effects
Management, dissemination and communication
Content page | Published: 2016-05-23

A view of the Canadian coastal sea ice. © Kirsten Jørgensen Objectives - to manage the project work efficiently in order to produce a smooth reporting to EC- to coordinate the a...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE > Management, dissemination and communication
Oil biodegradation and bioremediation
Content page | Published: 2016-05-23

Oil under ice in a tank. © Nga Phuong Dang Objective: Assessment of natural degradation rates of different oil fractions in seawater and sediments, and taking into account environmen...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE > Oil biodegradation and bioremediation
Oil impacts on biota using biomarkers and ecological risks assessment
Content page | Published: 2016-05-23

Picture of the adverse impacts of oil in a zebrafish. © Thomas-Benjamin Seiler Objective:  The objective of WP3 is to improve the knowledge on the biological impacts of oil spil...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE > Oil impacts on biota using biomarkers and ecological risks assessment
Oil spill detection, monitoring, fate and distribution
Content page | Published: 2016-05-23

Installing a smartbuoy. © Meritaito Objective:  Evaluation of existing oil spill detection and monitoring systems, integration with decision support tools to improve situational...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE > Oil spill detection, monitoring, fate and distribution
Strategic Net Environmental Benefit Analysis
Content page | Published: 2016-05-23

Polar bear on an oily ice in Greenland. © Janne Fritt-Rasmussen Objectives: A Strategic Net Environmental Benefit Analysis tool will be developed for decision-making on inclusion of ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE > Strategic Net Environmental Benefit Analysis
Development of Archipelago Sea nutrient load model assembly and its implementation to coastal Gulf of Finland and Bothnian Sea
Project | Published: 2019-03-26

In this project an ecosystem model assembly, covering key nutrient inputs and outputs, is being developed for nutrient load management and impact assessment, and monitoring of Finnish coastal areas. ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Development of Archipelago Sea nutrient load model assembly and its implementation to coastal Gulf of Finland and Bothnian Sea
Decision Aid for Marine Munitions - DAIMON
Project | Published: 2016-04-07

    After the 2 nd World War, a large amount of chemical weapons and ammunition was dumped in the Baltic Sea and the Skagerra...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Decision Aid for Marine Munitions - DAIMON
Multilevel assessment of sustainable oil spill response measures and their impact on Arctic and subarctic marine environments - OILRES
Project | Published: 2016-04-05

© Kirsten Jørgensen The aim of this project is to strengthen forces of two R&D institutes to develop new innovative ways to enhance the biological and chemical oil spill response...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Multilevel assessment of sustainable oil spill response measures and their impact on Arctic and subarctic marine environments - OILRES
Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE
Project | Published: 2016-03-23

More information Official project website: www.grace-oil-project.eu Aims   The project will focus on developing, comparing and evaluating the effectiveness and envir...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE
New online tool to standardise assessment of the status of European seas
News | Published: 2016-03-22

A new tool for the assessment of the state of the sea (NEAT) has been developed in a large joint European research project DEVOTES, which aims to develop indicators and assessment methods for marine b......

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Current > News > New online tool to standardise assessment of the status of European seas
Research & Development > Nature > New online tool to standardise assessment of the status of European seas
Research & Development > Water > New online tool to standardise assessment of the status of European seas
Number of oil discharges observed at sea decreased
Press release | Published: 2016-02-29

In 2015, the number of suspected illegal discharges of oil reported to Finnish authorities decreased significantly compared to the previous year. Eventually, 47 of the discharges were confirmed to be ......

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Research & Development > Water > Number of oil discharges observed at sea decreased
Last summer’s fish kill was caused by a toxic dinoflagellate: emerging algal toxins in coastal Finnish waters
Press release | Published: 2016-02-24

Scientists at SYKE Marine Research Centre have related the fish kill in Ersöströmmen near Tammisaari last July to a dinoflagellate species, Karlodinium veneficum, not previously known to form blooms i......

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Current > Press releases > Last summer’s fish kill was caused by a toxic dinoflagellate: emerging algal toxins in coastal Finnish waters
Research & Development > Water > Last summer’s fish kill was caused by a toxic dinoflagellate: emerging algal toxins in coastal Finnish waters
Sunken wreck environmental risk assessment (SWERA)
Project | Published: 2014-06-03

Side scan sonar view over a sunken cargo ship (Finnish Border Guard) SWERA in Brief SWERA, Sunken Wreck Environmental Risk Assessment is a new approach towards to better under-standi...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Sunken wreck environmental risk assessment (SWERA)
Project assembled by SYKE granted EU funding for the development of Arctic oil spill response
Press release | Published: 2016-02-16

A consortium assembled by the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE has been granted a significant amount of EU funding for the development of Arctic oil spill response methods and the evaluation of thei......

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Current > Press releases > Project assembled by SYKE granted EU funding for the development of Arctic oil spill response
Research & Development > Water > Project assembled by SYKE granted EU funding for the development of Arctic oil spill response
Impacts of Baltic inflows on the Baltic Proper
Press release | Published: 2016-02-11

Baltic inflows taken place in the last winter and this winter have improved the oxygen conditions in the near-bottom waters of the Baltic Proper. The area covered by fully anoxic near-bottom water has......

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Current > Press releases > Impacts of Baltic inflows on the Baltic Proper
Research & Development > Water > Impacts of Baltic inflows on the Baltic Proper

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