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Ms Johanna Korhonen
Ms Johanna Korhonen, Development Manager of SYKE © Photo: Terhi Korhonen

Doctoral dissertation:
The duration of the ice cover of Finnish inland waters has shortened, and seasonal winter and spring discharges have increased

Press release, February 19, 2019
The duration of the ice cover on Finnish inland waters has shortened due to milder winters. Correspondingly, the seasonal river discharges in winter and spring have increased, reports a new doctoral dissertation. Johanna Korhonen, Development Manager of the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, studied the long-term changes and variability of the winter and spring season hydrological regime in Finland. Read more of shortened duration of the ice cover of Finnish inland waters

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