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Action 12: Tourism
Content page | Published: 2013-05-05

The aim of this action is to model critical change thresholds for local ecosystems and communities due to combined effects of growing tourism industry and impacts of climate change. Increa...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Vulnerability Assessment of ecosystem services for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation (VACCIA) > Action 12: Tourism
Action 13: Pollution Transport
Content page | Published: 2013-05-05

This action will focus on the Pallas-Yllästunturi national park and the adjacent forest region, located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle. Climate change in the Arctic areas c...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Vulnerability Assessment of ecosystem services for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation (VACCIA) > Action 13: Pollution Transport
Action 2: Remote Sensing
Content page | Published: 2013-05-05

This action will provide Earth observation-based extended GMES services for FinLTSER environmental network points-of-interest, as a basis for the sector-specific assessment work in actions...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Vulnerability Assessment of ecosystem services for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation (VACCIA) > Action 2: Remote Sensing
Action 3: Climate Scenarios
Content page | Published: 2013-05-05

Climate change scenarios indicate that warming of the lower troposphere increases northwards. Changes in precipitation, daily minimum and maximum temperature, solar radiation, sn...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Vulnerability Assessment of ecosystem services for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation (VACCIA) > Action 3: Climate Scenarios
Action 4: Synthesis and Dissemination
Content page | Published: 2013-05-05

This action will focus on the synthesis and dissemination of the results of the entire project. The action will produce the main general dissemination material of the project (www-pages, b...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Vulnerability Assessment of ecosystem services for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation (VACCIA) > Action 4: Synthesis and Dissemination
Action 5: Coastal Ecosystems
Content page | Published: 2013-05-05

This action will focus on the coastal ecosystems in the Western Gulf of Finland. The region comprises a number of natural resources with conservation, recreation, or economic values, which...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Vulnerability Assessment of ecosystem services for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation (VACCIA) > Action 5: Coastal Ecosystems
Action 6: Urban Environments
Content page | Published: 2013-05-05

Today, over 50% of the global human population lives in cities. The urban population is estimated to grow rapidly still in the future. Increased human population and the consequent urbaniz...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Vulnerability Assessment of ecosystem services for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation (VACCIA) > Action 6: Urban Environments
Action 7: Agricultural Production
Content page | Published: 2013-05-05

This action aims to demonstrate how climate change may affect agricultural production and environment, including impacts on productivity of farming, choice of crops and production methods,...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Vulnerability Assessment of ecosystem services for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation (VACCIA) > Action 7: Agricultural Production
Action 9: Forest Production
Content page | Published: 2013-05-05

The action attempts to clarify how climate change will influence the forest production and production conditions and how that will influence the productivity of alternative silvicultural s...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Vulnerability Assessment of ecosystem services for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation (VACCIA) > Action 9: Forest Production
Description of the VACCIA Project
Content page | Published: 2013-05-05

The first major project of the FinLTSER-network started 1.1.2009 with funding from the LIFE+ instrument of the EU. The VACCIA-project (Vulnerability assessment of ecosystem services for cl...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Vulnerability Assessment of ecosystem services for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation (VACCIA) > Description of the VACCIA Project
Action 1: Project Management
Content page | Published: 2013-05-05

This action will focus on the technical and financial management of the project. The components of the management structure are: 1) Management Board formed by the project leader...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Vulnerability Assessment of ecosystem services for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation (VACCIA) > Action 1: Project Management
Capacity Building in the Fields of Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Natura 2000 in Latvia
Project | Published: 2013-04-18

Project Description This project was part of the bilateral co-operation program between Finland and Latvia, and it was funded by the Finnish Government through the Ministry of Environment of...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Capacity Building in the Fields of Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Natura 2000 in Latvia
Capacity Building on Application of Best Available Techniques (BAT) in IPPC Permits, Lithuania
Project | Published: 2013-04-18

Project Description The overall objective of this project was to provide assistance to eight Regional Environmental Protection Departments (REPDs) in Lithuania and to the Lithuanian Environm...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Capacity Building on Application of Best Available Techniques (BAT) in IPPC Permits, Lithuania
Development of Environmental Monitoring and Management in Georgia
Project | Published: 2013-04-18

Project Description The project purpose was to strengthen environmental monitoring and management tools of the Georgian Ministry for Environmental Protection and Natural Resources and other ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Development of Environmental Monitoring and Management in Georgia
Finnish Carbon Procurement Programme (Finnder)
Project | Published: 2013-04-18

Project Description The Ministry of Trade and Industry has overall responsibility for the implementation of the Kyoto Protocol's flexible mechanisms to offset Finnish greenhouse gas emission...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Finnish Carbon Procurement Programme (Finnder)
Identification of Priority Measures to Reduce Eutrophication from North-West Russia into the Gulf of Finland (PRIMER)
Project | Published: 2013-04-18

Project Description To improve the environmental situation of the Gulf of Finland and the Baltic Sea, it is necessary to develop and implement a joint program of measures needed for pre­venting ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Identification of Priority Measures to Reduce Eutrophication from North-West Russia into the Gulf of Finland (PRIMER)
Institutional Support from Denmark and Finland, Focusing on Decentralised Environmental Management, Nicaragua
Project | Published: 2013-04-18

Project Description The project supported the implementation of the Strategic Institutional Plan of the Nicaraguan environmental administration, namely the Ministry of Environment and Natura...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Institutional Support from Denmark and Finland, Focusing on Decentralised Environmental Management, Nicaragua
Monitoring of METSO
Content page | Published: 2013-05-02

Lake Aulankojärvi © Jouko Lehmuskallio Together with the Natural Resources Institute Finland, SYKE has the main responsibility for the monitoring and evaluation of the METSO Programme. ...

Research & Development > Nature > Specialist work > METSO Programme > Monitoring of METSO
Path Dependence and Path Creation in Energy Systems - A Multi-Level Perspective on Technological, Business and Policy Innovations (EnPath)
Project | Published: 2013-04-30

Background and Objectives Energy systems are largely characterised by path dependence. Decisions taken in the past limit the options available today. Fuel choices, conversion technologies and di...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Path Dependence and Path Creation in Energy Systems - A Multi-Level Perspective on Technological, Business and Policy Innovations (EnPath)
Strengthening the Capacity in Selected METAP Countries to Assess the Cost of Environmental Degradation in Coastal Areas (COED)
Project | Published: 2013-04-18

Project Description General studies in the Mediterranean Environmental Technical Assistance Programme (METAP) have demonstrated that environmental degradation can cause significant economic ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Strengthening the Capacity in Selected METAP Countries to Assess the Cost of Environmental Degradation in Coastal Areas (COED)

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