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Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and the Finnish Economy (SURE)
Project | Published: 2013-05-15

Project description The project will evaluate opportunities for decoupling Finnish economic growth from the use of natural resources and environmental impacts. The relationship between resou...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and the Finnish Economy (SURE)
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 together to create and c...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Carbon neutral municipalities - HINKU
B/ordering food chains - comparative study on negotiating quality and environmental standards into meat production and consumption in Finland
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

The research developed methodology for evaluating dynamic effects of welfare and environmental certificates in food markets. The methodology was developed with the help of case studies. T...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > B/ordering food chains - comparative study on negotiating quality and environmental standards into meat production and consumption in Finland
Publications
Content page | Published: 2013-05-06

SYKE publishes specialist reviews on topical issues of social relevance. SYKE’s researchers and specialists produce approximately 600 titles, for various publications, annually. Theme's publicat...

Research & Development > Consumption and production > Publications
Bridging the gap between qualitative problem structuring and quantitative decision analysis in forestry
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Project description Today's forestry is challenged by demands relating to global, regional, and local as well as public, institutional, and private perspectives. In upcoming decades, societ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Bridging the gap between qualitative problem structuring and quantitative decision analysis in forestry
Changes in farming practices due to the Finnish Agri-Environment Support Scheme (MYTVAS3 sub study)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Project description The aim of the study is to collect farm and field parcel specific data on farming practices and other measures related to agri-environmental issues to assess how the Finn...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Changes in farming practices due to the Finnish Agri-Environment Support Scheme (MYTVAS3 sub study)
Economic value of intermittent power generation
Project | Published: 2013-04-18

Project description A significant part of the renewable energy differs from conventional generating technologies such that they produce electricity intermittently. If traditional levelized cost ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Economic value of intermittent power generation
Environmental monitoring of the livestock shelters
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Project description The environmental permit procedure is a preventive supervision method of environmental protection. Authorization of an environmental permit obliged operation is considere...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Environmental monitoring of the livestock shelters
Hydropower production strategies: impacts on emissions and windfall profits
Project | Published: 2013-04-15

Project description In this project we utilize a long-run oriented Real-Time Price based simulation model to analyze the strategic behavior of hydropower producers in the Nordic electricity mark...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Hydropower production strategies: impacts on emissions and windfall profits
Life Cycle Assessment of the Finnish farmed rainbow trout: update of the 2002 study
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Project description The life cycle environmental impacts of the Finnish farmed rainbow trout were assessed by SYKE and FGFRI in a project that ended in 2002. An average farming method was co...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Life Cycle Assessment of the Finnish farmed rainbow trout: update of the 2002 study
Measurement, Monitoring and Environmental Assessment (MMEA) Research Programme WP2: Management Systems for Environmental Efficiency (MSEE)
Project | Published: 2013-04-23

Project description The main research questions of WP2 are: 1) what makes the environmental efficiency (EE) of a product/process/service and 2) how EE is measured and indicated. To answer...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Measurement, Monitoring and Environmental Assessment (MMEA) Research Programme WP2: Management Systems for Environmental Efficiency (MSEE)
The importance of building materials in the environmental impacts of construction
Project | Published: 2013-04-02

Project description The main objective of the project is to establish a general view of environmental impacts caused by building materials during their whole life cycle. Also the importan...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > The importance of building materials in the environmental impacts of construction
Baltic Environment, Food and Health: From Habits To Awareness (FOODWEB)
Project | Published: 2013-04-22

Objectives The main objectives of the FOODWEB project are to demonstrate the two-way relationship between people, food quality and the environment: how the environment affects to ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Baltic Environment, Food and Health: From Habits To Awareness (FOODWEB)
Towards better recovery of waste resources
Press release | Published: 2013-01-15

Press release by SYKE, VTT, Aalto University and Lappeenranta University of Technology ......

Current > Press releases > Towards better recovery of waste resources
Harmful substances from Talvivaara have accumulated in the nearest lakes
Press release | Published: 2012-11-28

The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE has analysed the latest samples taken from nearby waters. In rivers close to Talvivaara, concentrations of harmful substances have lowered considerably, but ......

Current > Press releases > Harmful substances from Talvivaara have accumulated in the nearest lakes
Concentrations of harmful metals have lowered in Talvivaara waters, but in places remain harmful to aquatic organisms
Press release | Published: 2012-11-19

During the past week, concentrations of hazardous substances in the River Lumijoki, and the Salmisenpuro streamlet in the immediate vicinity of Talvivaara, have become considerably lower, but s......

Current > Press releases > Concentrations of harmful metals have lowered in Talvivaara waters, but in places remain harmful to aquatic organisms
Metal levels in River Lumijoki at Talvivaara poisonous to organisms
Press release | Published: 2012-11-13

The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE  has analysed in its laboratory the latest samples from the waters around Talvivaara, obtained on Sunday.  These observations confirm SYKE’s ear......

Current > Press releases > Metal levels in River Lumijoki at Talvivaara poisonous to organisms
Doctoral dissertation: The causes of environmental problems are often disregarded by the media
Press release | Published: 2012-11-12

Photo: Noora Lehtimäki “Debate on the most critical problem facing......

Current > Press releases > Doctoral dissertation: The causes of environmental problems are often disregarded by the media
Doctoral dissertation: Public procurers could use environmental criteria much more effectively
Press release | Published: 2012-10-02

Katriina Alhola (M.Sc. in Economics, M.Sc. in Agriculture a......

Current > Press releases > Doctoral dissertation: Public procurers could use environmental criteria much more effectively

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