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SYKE Policy Brief: Environmental impact needs to be considered in nutrition recommendations
Press release | Published: 2020-08-31

Increasing the proportion of vegetables, legumes, and fish in the diet helps ease climate change, eutrophication of the Baltic Sea and inland waters, and the decline of biodiversity. SYKE's Policy bri......

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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
Give your opinion on improving the status of waterways!
News | Published: 2020-06-08

You can influence EU policy by telling us what you think needs to be done to improve the status of the Baltic sea, coastal waters and of rivers and lakes. ...

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Assessment service of the influences in the mining recipient
Content page | Published: 2020-05-28

Do you need to find out the distribution of load in the recipient? Would you like to assess the impact of water load when changing mining activities or different scenarios, concerning, for example, t......

Research & Development > Water > Assessment service of the influences in the mining recipient
Joint cross-border environmental monitoring system (Eco-bridge)
Project | Published: 2019-10-07

The compatibility of Finnish and Russian monitoring data has been improved by taking samples together and comparing the countries' water quality analyzes. Here we are leaving for sampling for Lak...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Joint cross-border environmental monitoring system (Eco-bridge)
Advancing assessment of nutrient load impact on coastal water quality
Press release | Published: 2019-01-16

The impact of nutrient load on the quality of coastal waters can now be modelled with improved precision and realism. The new model system developed in the Finnish Environment Instute offers a new too......

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Information and data systems
Content page | Published: 2013-05-03

The extensive information produced by SYKE is, as a rule, openly available to the domestic and international public. The information systems for inland waters are primarily national. Most of the...

Research & Development > Water > Information and data systems
Monitoring
Content page | Published: 2019-08-14

Photo: Pirjo Ferin. SYKE collects long-term observations of river, lake, and groundwater water quality. The monitoring of inland waters began in the 1960s. Hydrological monitoring...

Research & Development > Water > Monitoring
Projects
Content page | Published: 2013-05-30

Photo: Seppo Knuuttila Our activities are organised into projects that involve producing information for decision-making needs and to ensure protection and sustainable use of water systems. ...

Research & Development > Water > Projects
Publications
Content page | Published: 2013-05-03

SYKE's research results are published in international and national scientific publication series and also in professional and general-interest publications. In addition, we publish brochures, books,...

Research & Development > Water > Publications
Flood modelling
Content page | Published: 2016-11-21

Flood risk mapping is a prerequisite for effective flood risk management. Flood maps and hydraulic models behind them firstly enable the identification of possible flood prone areas and seco...

Research & Development > Water > Models and tools > Flood modelling
Watershed simulation and forecasting system
Content page | Published: 2016-09-27

Finnish Environment Institute SYKE has developed a comprehensive watershed model WSFS-VEMALA for the whole Finland. The WSFS-VEMALA is used for simulating and forecasting hydrological variables, for ...

Research & Development > Water > Models and tools > Watershed simulation and forecasting system
New operative system for managing the water balance of mines
Press release | Published: 2016-06-14

A new tool has been developed for predicting and managing the water balance of mines, which can be used to calculate the water balances of a mining area and produce forecasts to support mining operati......

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Highlights
Content page | Published: 2019-01-11

On this page you can follow the most recent activities organised by the projects supported through the FinWaterWEI II programme.   An overview of water management in Finland - Study ...

FinWaterWEI II > Highlights
Projects
Content page | Published: 2015-10-23

The FinWaterWEI II programme supports different activities/projects in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. The projects are implemented by governmental and international organisations with strong involvement ...

FinWaterWEI II > Projects
Contacts
Content page | Published: 2015-10-23

FinWaterWEI II is managed on behalf of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs by Finnish Environment Institute SYKE. Ms. Tea Törnroos , Programme Coordinator, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, te...

FinWaterWEI II > Contacts
Programme region
Content page | Published: 2015-10-23

In order to increase its effectiveness and impact, Finland’s new development co-operation concentrates to the least developed countries. In the context of FinWaterWEI this shift of geographical fo...

FinWaterWEI II > Programme region
Water and green economy
Project | Published: 2013-10-07

Background and need Green economy means economy that takes the welfare of the ecosystem into account. This is one, but not the only definition of green economy.The objective has been conside...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water and green economy
Programme region
Content page | Published: 2014-05-12

The countries in Eastern Europe, the South Caucasus and Central Asia differ considerably both geographically and culturally but they all share common history. They suffer from serious environme...

FinWaterWEI II > FinWaterWEI 2009-2014 > Programme region
Activities
Content page | Published: 2014-05-12

Programme implemented through National Policy Dialogues Ongoing and ended activities Related activities The programme contains different types of activities: Activities or p...

FinWaterWEI II > FinWaterWEI 2009-2014 > Activities

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