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More versatile use sought for the Aranda after refitting
Press release | Published: 2018-06-13

The extensive refitting of research vessel Aranda will be completed this summer. The Aranda has been refitted into a modern marine research vessel and the objective is to expand Aranda’s national and ......

Sea > More versatile use sought for the Aranda after refitting
Algal bloom monitoring June 7, 2018: This year's cyanobacterial bloom monitoring has started - 20 years of Finnish algal situation reporting
Press release | Published: 2018-06-07

The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE has this week started its annual cyanobacterial bloom situation reporting. In lakes only small amounts of cyanobacteria have been observed at a few locations. In......

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Maps and statistics > Algal bloom monitoring June 7, 2018: This year's cyanobacterial bloom monitoring has started - 20 years of Finnish algal situation reporting
Sea > Algal bloom monitoring June 7, 2018: This year's cyanobacterial bloom monitoring has started - 20 years of Finnish algal situation reporting
Waters > Algal bloom monitoring June 7, 2018: This year's cyanobacterial bloom monitoring has started - 20 years of Finnish algal situation reporting
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Content page | Published: 2018-06-07

© Picture: Marianna Korpi Forests promote health and well-being among school pupils Press release August 30, 2018, Finnish Environment Institute Forests promote health and......

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The risk of significant blue-green algae blooms in summer 2018 is lower than earlier years in Finnish marine areas
Press release | Published: 2018-06-07

The risk of widespread blue-green algae blooms in Finnish sea areas is less than during the last two years, because the algae have less nutrients available in comparison to previous years. However, si......

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Maps and statistics > The risk of significant blue-green algae blooms in summer 2018 is lower than earlier years in Finnish marine areas
Sea > The risk of significant blue-green algae blooms in summer 2018 is lower than earlier years in Finnish marine areas
A future the planet can accommodate requires policy change in Finland as well
Press release | Published: 2018-05-30

The United Nations Agenda 2030 puts binding goals on countries for the promotion of sustainable well-being. However, research indicates that Finland cannot achieve these goals because our ecological s......

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Consumption and production > A future the planet can accommodate requires policy change in Finland as well
Maps and statistics > A future the planet can accommodate requires policy change in Finland as well
Microlitter – a challenge for wastewater treatment plants
Press release | Published: 2018-05-15

M.Sc. Julia Talvitie’s doctoral dissertation indicates that wastewater treatment plants function well for microlitter removal, but the environmental burden caused by microlitter could still be reduced......

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Sea > Microlitter – a challenge for wastewater treatment plants
Sea > Monitoring the state of the Baltic Sea > > Microlitter – a challenge for wastewater treatment plants
The Baltic Sea as a Time Machine
Press release | Published: 2018-05-10

In the international journal Science Advances, an international team of researchers led by the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel promotes the Baltic Sea as a time machine for coastal are......

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Maps and statistics > The Baltic Sea as a Time Machine
Sea > Marine research > The Baltic Sea as a Time Machine
Sea > Monitoring the state of the Baltic Sea > The Baltic Sea as a Time Machine
Sea > The Baltic Sea as a Time Machine
Oil spill response exercises
Content page | Published: 2016-02-11

  EXERCISE SCENARIO Monday 5th of March 2018 motor tanker Finter collided on the Oulu fairway due to the heavy wind and ice conditions. The collision took place at Kutumatala 1....

Waters > Environmental emergency response in Finland > Oil spill response exercises
Oil spill response exercises
Content page | Published: 2014-12-30

  EXERCISE SCENARIO Monday 5th of March 2018 motor tanker Finter collided on the Oulu fairway due to the heavy wind and ice conditions. The collision took place at Kutumatala 1....

Sea > Environmental emergency response in Finland > Oil spill response exercises
Climate models predict changes to flows and biota of northern rivers
Press release | Published: 2018-03-20

The habitats of species in Finland's rivers will move northward as climate change causes temperatures to rise. In addition, seasonal fluctuation in the flow of rivers will become more irregular than i......

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Climate and air > Climate models predict changes to flows and biota of northern rivers
Waters > Climate models predict changes to flows and biota of northern rivers
Surveillance of illegal discharges
Content page | Published: 2013-10-25

Finland is using two Dornier aircraft to monitor oil discharges from ships within Finnish EEZ - which is also the Finnish pollution response zone. Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) is responsib...

Waters > Environmental emergency response in Finland > Marine pollution response > Surveillance of illegal discharges
Surveillance of oil discharges
Content page | Published: 2014-10-14

Finland is using two Dornier aircraft to monitor oil discharges from ships within Finnish EEZ - which is also the Finnish pollution response zone. Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) is responsib...

Sea > Environmental emergency response in Finland > Marine pollution response > Surveillance of oil discharges
What is the status of the Archipelago Sea food web?
News | Published: 2018-03-12

In the coming weeks senior research scientist Laura Uusitalo and her collegues interview the local stakeholders and managers about their views of the Archipelago Sea ecosystem and its functioning, and......

Sea > What is the status of the Archipelago Sea food web?
The number of oil discharges observed at sea has further decreased
Press release | Published: 2018-03-07

Fewer illegal oil discharges in sea areas were reported to the Finnish authorities in 2017 than in the previous year. There were 44 oil discharges in 2017, compared to 48 in 2016....

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Maps and statistics > The number of oil discharges observed at sea has further decreased
Sea > The number of oil discharges observed at sea has further decreased
Burning of floating and stranded oil have been successfully tested in Greenland
Press release | Published: 2018-03-06

Burning of floating and stranded oil was successfully tested last summer in Greenland by Aarhus University, Greenland Oil Spill Response A/S, Lamor Corporation Ab and DESMI A/S. The experiments includ......

Sea > Environmental emergency response in Finland > Burning of floating and stranded oil have been successfully tested in Greenland
Marine researchers propose declaring 23 percent of the Baltic Sea as ecologically significant areas
News | Published: 2018-03-02

Proposals are being made for locations in the Baltic Sea to be declared Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSA). The areas are located in the Bay of Bothnia, Kvarken, the Archipe......

Sea > Marine researchers propose declaring 23 percent of the Baltic Sea as ecologically significant areas
International Arctic oil spill response exercise and seminar will be arranged in Oulu 7-8 March
Press release | Published: 2018-03-01

International Arctic oil recovery exercise will be held 7 March at the Bay of Bothnia off the coast of Oulu City in Northern Finland. All interested are welcome to follow the exercise in real time vid......

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Sea > International Arctic oil spill response exercise and seminar will be arranged in Oulu 7-8 March
Waters > International Arctic oil spill response exercise and seminar will be arranged in Oulu 7-8 March
Contact information
Content page | Published: 2013-12-04

Ministry of the Environment Contact information Finnish Environment Institute SYKE C ontact information The Housing Finance and Development Centre of Finland ...

Forms, permits and environmental impact assessment > Contact information
Helsinki builds steps towards the UN's Sustainable Development Goals
Press release | Published: 2017-12-08

A high-level international panel of scientific experts will convene in Helsinki on 12 and 13 December. It will prepare assessments based on research data and draw up recommendations to achieve the goa......

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Consumption and production > Helsinki builds steps towards the UN's Sustainable Development Goals
Living environment and planning > Helsinki builds steps towards the UN's Sustainable Development Goals
Nature > Helsinki builds steps towards the UN's Sustainable Development Goals
Hydrological yearbooks
Content page | Published: 2017-11-30

In Finland, Hydrological Yearbooks were published in 1910-2010. These publications are available as pdf-files: Hydrological Yearbooks 1910-2010 in HELDA publication archive ...

Maps and statistics > Hydrological observations > Hydrological yearbooks

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