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Urbanisation
Content page | Published: 2019-07-11

The share of population living in cities and urban areas is increasing globally. Up to 70% of Finns already live in urban areas, while the global figure is over 50%. Urbanisation is often considered ...

Research & Development > Urbanisation
Planner's Carbon Tool - Carbon Map (Hiilikartta)
Project | Published: 2022-09-07

© Adobe Stock Climate change mitigation and related low-carbon goals have become central themes in land use planning, as planning is the foundation of future land use solutions. Over...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Planner's Carbon Tool - Carbon Map (Hiilikartta)
Information and data systems
Content page | Published: 2022-09-29

Built environment information systems are developed and maintained to support land use planning, monitoring and research, and participatory planning processes. © Picture: ChengXi Zhang ...

Research & Development > Built environment > Information and data systems
Publications
Content page | Published: 2021-12-17

Scientific publications Ahti Lepistö, Antti Räike, Tapani Sallantaus, Leena Finér (2021), Increases in organic carbon and nitrogen concentrations in boreal forested catchments — Change...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Comprehensive assessment of climate measures in catchments - with system analysis towards carbon-neutral land use (SysteemiHiili) > Publications
Current plans into the built environment information system (VOOKA)
Project | Published: 2022-03-16

Working with the built environment information system.   Currently, zoning data is not comprehensively and nationally available in Finland to guide the use and development of ar...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Current plans into the built environment information system (VOOKA)
Digitally mediated decarbon communities in energy transition (DigiDecarbon)
Project | Published: 2022-02-10

The “demand side” of the market, actions by citizens as consumers and producers of to low carbon energy now plays an increasing role in the decarbonization of energy and built environment that are th...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Digitally mediated decarbon communities in energy transition (DigiDecarbon)
New research shows areas where offshore wind power can be built without major damage to marine nature
Press release | Published: 2022-01-21

Areas suitable for offshore wind power have been mapped in a new study. In the best areas, the production of wind energy is profitable, but the disadvantages for both people and marine nature remain s......

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Comprehensive assessment of climate measures in catchments - with system analysis towards carbon-neutral land use (SysteemiHiili)
Project | Published: 2021-03-17

Comprehensive approach towards the overall sustainability of natural resource use The fragmentation of information on climate change mitigation and adaptation and the lack of syntheses make it d...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Comprehensive assessment of climate measures in catchments - with system analysis towards carbon-neutral land use (SysteemiHiili)
Vuokko Heikinheimo
Content page | Published: 2021-02-23

© Photo: Aaro Keipi Senior Researcher, PhD Vuokko Heikinheimo is a Senior Researcher at the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE. Her research interests include combining approach......

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Mixed use indices and urban fabrics supporting urban planning
Project | Published: 2020-11-27

Objectives Mixed use development refers to a practice where more than one type of activity, such as housing, jobs or services are assigned to the same building, groups of buildings, or area. ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Mixed use indices and urban fabrics supporting urban planning
Spatial information and residents' experiences for development of comfortable living environments
Project | Published: 2020-11-25

Research topics We focus on the accessibility to green and water areas within suburbs and their socio-economic variation between suburbs, as well as their role in supporting wellbeing....

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Spatial information and residents' experiences for development of comfortable living environments
Policy brief: How green will a bioeconomy be for our Nordic water resources?
News | Published: 2020-11-06

In the future, our world may increasingly rely on renewable biomass resources for the provision of food, fodder, fibre and fuel. How this transition to bioeconomy will affect Nordic water resources, i......

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Research & Development > Consumption and production > Policy brief: How green will a bioeconomy be for our Nordic water resources?
Research & Development > Sea > Policy brief: How green will a bioeconomy be for our Nordic water resources?
Research & Development > Water > Policy brief: How green will a bioeconomy be for our Nordic water resources?
Arto Viinikka
Content page | Published: 2020-10-22

Researcher (Geoinformatics)   Finnish Environment Institute SYKE Environmental Policy Centre Urban and regional trends unit firstname.lastname@syke.fi +358 40 6744 703......

Experts > Arto Viinikka
Maija Tiitu
Content page | Published: 2020-10-15

Researcher (geography)   Finnish Environment Institute SYKE Environmental Policy Centre Urban and Regional Trends Unit firstname.lastname@syke.fi +358 295 251 695 ORC......

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Living environment information service Liiteri
Content page | Published: 2022-05-11

What is Liiteri? Liiteri is an information service focusing on the living environment and is governed by Finnish Environment Institute. Geographical information and statistics about the built en...

Services > Living environment information service Liiteri
Adapt-FIRST: Adapting to climate change risks in Finland: an Impact Response surface STudy
Project | Published: 2021-02-08

The Adapt-FIRST project seeks to develop a new risk framework for climate change adaptation at regional level in Finland. In close collaboration with expert and stakeholder partners, it advances meth...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Adapt-FIRST: Adapting to climate change risks in Finland: an Impact Response surface STudy
Doctoral dissertation: Global analyses of drivers of water scarcity indicators in transboundary river basins
Press release | Published: 2020-02-17

Future water scarcity in transboundary river will intensify in basins which are already under stress and is mostly a local problem, reports a new doctoral dissertation. Hafsa Munia, researcher of the ......

Current > Doctoral dissertation: Global analyses of drivers of water scarcity indicators in transboundary river basins
SYKE Policy Brief: Ecological compensation needs to be used to secure biodiversity
Press release | Published: 2019-11-20

In ecological compensation local damage caused by construction or industry is offset by improving biodiversity elsewhere. The principle is that the compensation is paid by the one that causes the dama......

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Urban and regional planning with the young generation - URGENT
Project | Published: 2019-09-30

  CURRENT New article: Koskela, Iida-Maria & Paloniemi, Riikka. 2022.  Learning and agency for sustainability transformations: building on Bandura’s...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Urban and regional planning with the young generation - URGENT
Forests promote health and well-being among school pupils
Press release | Published: 2018-08-30

Forests promote health and well-being among school pupils. The Finnish Environment Institute has made an analysis based on spatial data on the location of primary and secondary schools with relation t......

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