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The citizens' survey of the Rakkolanjoki catchment area yielded interesting results: the poor condition of the water bodies surprised many and local water areas were unfamiliar for majority
News | Published: 2021-09-16

River Rakkolanjoki. © Eija Rantajärvi. At the beginning of 2021, researchers from the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE and experts from the City of Lappeenranta conducted a citizen......

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water meets people SEVIRA > Current > The citizens' survey of the Rakkolanjoki catchment area yielded interesting results: the poor condition of the water bodies surprised many and local water areas were unfamiliar for majority
Mitigating the impacts of climate change on biodiversity in the Barents Region – BARIMS
Content page | Published: 2021-09-01

Study areas of the BARIMS project The BARIMS project aims to enhance regional co-operation in the light of sustainable development and safeguarding biodiversity in the Barents Euro-Arctic...

Research & Development > Nature > Specialist work > Co-operation for nature conservation in North-west Russia > Mitigating the impacts of climate change on biodiversity in the Barents Region – BARIMS
Forest biodiversity protection in the Barents Region in 2020 and beyond: assessing the status and paving the way for mainstreaming biodiversity into forestry
Project | Published: 2021-10-12

Boreal forests of the Barents Region stretch through Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia, who are all Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Under the CBD, Aichi Biodiversity Targ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Forest biodiversity protection in the Barents Region in 2020 and beyond: assessing the status and paving the way for mainstreaming biodiversity into forestry
A citizen survey of the Virojoki catchment area yielded interesting results: the status of water bodies surprised residents and deteriorating water quality has reduced water use
News | Published: 2021-07-01

River Virojoki. © Eija Putkuri. As part of the SEVIRA-project, SYKE's researchers and experts from the municipalities of Virolahti and Miehikkälä carried out a public survey regardin......

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water meets people SEVIRA > Current > A citizen survey of the Virojoki catchment area yielded interesting results: the status of water bodies surprised residents and deteriorating water quality has reduced water use
Third SEVIRA virtual hydrological workshop: Floods, field measurements and data comparison
News | Published: 2021-06-07

River Rakkolanjoki. Photo: Merja Pulkkanen. SEVIRA project organized a third virtual workshop for Finnish and Russian hydrologists remotely on May 25, 2021. The topics workshop covered we......

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water meets people SEVIRA > Current > Third SEVIRA virtual hydrological workshop: Floods, field measurements and data comparison
WasteLess Karelias
Project | Published: 2019-02-14

The project tackles littering and improves waste management in rural villages in North Karelia, Finland, and the Karelian Republic, Russia. We encourage and support local residents, authorities and c...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > WasteLess Karelias
SEVIRA-project participated Alexanteri Forum
News | Published: 2021-05-12

Ljudmila Vesikko. The Aleksanteri Institute organized from 10 to 11 May, 2021.a National Aleksanteri Forum. Ljudmila Vesikko, project coordinator of the SEVIRA project from the Finnish ......

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water meets people SEVIRA > Current > SEVIRA-project participated Alexanteri Forum
Spring discharge measurements in SEVIRA rivers
News | Published: 2021-05-10

Discharge measurements with ADCP-profiler and MF Pro-device in the River Rakkolanjoki. © Pekka Vähänäkki. SEVIRA-project arranged a field measurement campaign with discharge measurem......

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water meets people SEVIRA > Current > Spring discharge measurements in SEVIRA rivers
SEVIRA-project was represented in the river expedition in Russia
News | Published: 2021-05-04

SEVIRA team in the joint expedition. Photo: Ecocentrum. SEVIRA-project was represented in the joint expedition of the Ecocentrum and Friends of the Baltic with the partners: the Institute......

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water meets people SEVIRA > Current > SEVIRA-project was represented in the river expedition in Russia
SEVIRA-project participated Baltic Sea Day in St Petersburg
News | Published: 2021-03-25

SEVIRA-project participated in XXI International Environmental Forum "Baltic Sea Day" in St Petersburg. Dr. Sergey Kondratyev (ILRAS) gave a presentation of the preliminary results of the ENI-CBC -fu......

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water meets people SEVIRA > Current > SEVIRA-project participated Baltic Sea Day in St Petersburg
SEVIRA hydrologists held a second virtual workshop
News | Published: 2021-03-15

The Finnish and Russian hydrologists of the SEVIRA project held a second virtual workshop remotely on February 24, 2021. In this virtual event, presentations were given on Russian peatland h......

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water meets people SEVIRA > Current > SEVIRA hydrologists held a second virtual workshop
Citizen survey in Virojoki
News | Published: 2020-12-16

  The SEVIRA-project realizes surveys and interviews for Finnish and Russian citizens of the state of local waters and how to improve water quality. In Finland two large surveys......

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water meets people SEVIRA > Current > Citizen survey in Virojoki
SEVIRA hydrologists held a fruitful virtual workshop
News | Published: 2020-11-26

SEVIRA hydrologists held first virtual workshop on Nov 17th. There were presentations and discussing e.g. data quality control practices and effects of covid-19 situation on hydrological monitoring in......

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water meets people SEVIRA > Current > SEVIRA hydrologists held a fruitful virtual workshop
Water quality monitoring on Vyborg Bay and Finnish coastal area in summer 2020
News | Published: 2020-11-11

The SEVIRA-project’s coastal water quality monitoring task for this season were realized as planned. There were two sampling cruises in both countries at the same time in June and August. Sampling wer......

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water meets people SEVIRA > Current > Water quality monitoring on Vyborg Bay and Finnish coastal area in summer 2020
Discharge measurement campaign in SEVIRA rivers
News | Published: 2020-10-29

SEVIRA-project arranged a field measurement campaign with the discharge measurement specialists both from the Southeast Finland ELY-centre and Finnish Environment Institute SYKE in October 27th, 2020.......

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water meets people SEVIRA > Current > Discharge measurement campaign in SEVIRA rivers
New SEVIRA-blog about river monitoring
News | Published: 2020-10-13

In the new SEVIRA-blog Maria Kämäri and Petri Ekholm write how SEVIRA-project has implemented extensive river water quality monitoring in three rivers discharging into the eastern Gulf of Finland. ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water meets people SEVIRA > Current > New SEVIRA-blog about river monitoring
Jenni Attila tells about satellite observations in SEVIRA videoblog
News | Published: 2020-09-02

"Nowadays satellite observations are used in diverse ways in environmental monitoring” explains senior researcher Jenni Attila from the Geoinformatics Research Unit of the Finnish Environment Insti......

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water meets people SEVIRA > Current > Jenni Attila tells about satellite observations in SEVIRA videoblog
SEVIRA-project news summer 2020
News | Published: 2020-07-13

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there were exceptional circumstances during the spring 2020. There were challenges to carry out SEVIRA-project according to the plans, but nevertheless the project has co......

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water meets people SEVIRA > Current > SEVIRA-project news summer 2020
Russian and Finnish schools speaking same language in transboundary water monitoring!
News | Published: 2020-07-06

The Water monitoring kits’s materials were translated into Russian to enable better cooperation. Such kits help to measure water transparency, temperature, algal situation, turbidity, pH and oxygen. ......

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water meets people SEVIRA > Current > Russian and Finnish schools speaking same language in transboundary water monitoring!
First SEVIRA modelling results presented in KIMO 2020 Conference in Russia
News | Published: 2020-06-05

First results of catchment modelling within the framework of SEVIRA project were showed by Dr Alexandra Ershova and Ksenia Korobchenkova (Russian State Hydrometeorological University) during the Fift......

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water meets people SEVIRA > Current > First SEVIRA modelling results presented in KIMO 2020 Conference in Russia

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