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Northern Runoffs into Profits (WaterPro)

Start date: Jun 1, 2016, End date: May 31, 2019,

Description (EN): While the agriculture and mining extractive industries are important sectors for the economy of Northern Periphery and Arctic (NPA) areas, their activities cause significant risk to the vulnerable environment through water and land pollution. Nutrients in agricultural runoff are one of the major contributors to eutrophication and algae blooms. The overreaching goal ...
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With numerous European industries heavily depended on imported REE raw materials, there is a need for EU to secure a viable supply of REE minerals as well as develop from the ground up the currently non-existent European REE extraction and processing industry. The goal of the EURARE project will be (i) to characterize the potential REE resources in Europe; and (ii) to research, develop, optimize a ...
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ENVIMINE

Start date: Apr 2, 2012, End date: Jan 1, 2015,

While new mines will be put into operation, active deposits are scheduled for closure. The challenges of the mine closure will arise; closed mines may have a negative impact on surrounding water, soil and air. This can be prevented by good planning, and therefore information about the surroundings of the mine in question is needed. The project will develop innovative methodology concerning environ ...
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Objective of the projectThe objective of the project was to develop green environmental technology such as, phytoremediation and bio-leaching to control incoming water flow at mine sites and landfills for environmental rehabilitations and developing environmental protection methods.Main activities • Preliminary survey and plantation site selection.• Collecting soil and water samples for monitoring ...
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Arctic Biological, Cultural and Geological heritage (ABCGheritage)

Start date: Mar 22, 2012, End date: Dec 21, 2014,

... ct are following:- Portable exhibition of the Green Belt of Fennoscandia in three localized copies, circu-lated in all participating countries- Multivisio of natural values in Pasvik Trilateral Park- Geological recreational map of Khibiny Tundra- 3 nature trails in Khibiny Tundra, Lapland State Reserve and Svanhovd- Brochure and uniform signing of 10 geological demonstration sites in target area- ...
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Mining Road

Start date: Apr 20, 2012, End date: Dec 19, 2014,

Objective of the projectCreating new tourist attractions, making them more appealing to the tourists and to support sustainable development of popular-scientific tourism, based on the use of geological sites and mining craft monuments in Karelia and Finland.Main activities• Mapping and studying existing old mines and mining sites.• Planning and building of pilot sites. • Dissemination and marketin ...
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The main objective of the project is to promote industrial development and cross-border cooperation across the Finnish-Russian border and to support more efficient use of natural stone in the city environments in the project area. Objective is targeted by promotion of the use of natural stone in buildings and by define new environmental building product using natural stone, especially left-over st ...
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The aim of the project is to link the findings of the project to the outcomes of the earlier projects to support decision making by producing tools for marine spatial planning and management, including demonstrating a prototype of a marine spatial planning tool for decision making at an international, national and regional level. The aim is to test the possibilities of current technology to produc ...
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Climate Proof Living Environment (CliPLivE)

Start date: Feb 6, 2012, End date: Aug 5, 2014,

The overall objective of the project is to assess the integrated geological and environmental risks for the built areas in the Gulf of Finland region caused by geological peculiarities of the region; to identify climate change parameters and their possible influence on geological and environmental processes causing environmental risks for the built areas in the Gulf of Finland region; to develop t ...
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Background Areas along the River Kokemäenjoki in Southwest Finland, from the river's ancient estuaries to the present estuary, including Lake Puurijärvi, Preiviikinlahti and Kokemäenjoen suisto, are among the most important for bird protection in Finland. They have been assessed as internationally valuable wetlands in many contexts. A number of species ...
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Climate change was recognized not only in terms of mitigation but also because of the need of adaptation as a major challenge that cannot be solved solely by single actors and territorial restricted actions, but asks for a coordination and support at a higher level. This is highlighted by the EU Green Paper on Adaptation to Climate Change, but also by other documents such as the EC Thematic Strate ...
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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been pivotal in raising awareness on the costs of human inaction and interference with the climate system. The IPCC also indicated the urgency for studies disaggregated to the regional and even local scale. Furthermore, the IPCC identified a strong need for scenarios at regional and local scales to enable appropriate impact assessments. In i ...
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... ra's partners comprise various research institutes and regional planning offices around the Baltic Sea Region, broken down to 19 inner and 16 outer circle partners. Lead partner of the project is the Geological Survey of Finland (GTK).The following activities were undertaken in the course of the project:- Assessment of climate change impacts (extreme temperatures, droughts, winter storms etc.) on ...
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BALANCE – or in full “Baltic Sea Management–Nature Conservation and Sustainable Development of the Ecosystem through Spatial Planning” – is an INTERREG III B co-funded project aimed towards development of informed marine management tools for the Baltic Sea based on spatial planning and cross-sectoral and transnational co-operation.BALANCE is organised into 5 work packages (WPs) which will identify ...
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... nd the project area and Finland. For example, RAMAS has published eleven reports, describing the methodology in detail and presenting the primary analytical data. The reports provide also the geological context, sampling and other features, which may be needed when the representativeness of the information is evaluated. Increasing knowledge about arsenic, its possible risks and risk management, ...
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Territorial trends and impacts of EU Environment Policy (Environment)

Start date: Sep 8, 2005, End date: Oct 22, 2006,

The aim of this ESPON project is to prepare for the improvement of knowledge on environmental issues and trends as well as impacts EU Environmental Policy related to the development of the European territory.The project shall prepare for a better understanding and integration of the environmental dimension as part of a sustainable territorial development.Future applied research has to build on exi ...
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European Network of Mining Regions (ENMR)

Start date: Jun 30, 2004, End date: Aug 30, 2006,

The objective of the European Network of Mining Regions (ENMR) is to create a platform for mining regions on a European level driven by public organisations. The two year project involves twenty partners from ten EU Member States, including local and regional authorities, universities, research institutes, industry, NGOs, Union and development agencies from mineral and coal mining regions. The net ...
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Spatial effects of natural and technological hazards (Natural hazards)

Start date: Feb 12, 2003, End date: Nov 15, 2005,

The main aim of the project is to represent the spatial patterns of natural and technological hazards in administrative regions of the ESPON space, on NUTS 3 level.Hazards are natural extreme events or technological accident phenomena that can lead to threats and damages among the population, the environment and/or material assets. 11 hazards, both relevant for the ESPON space and for spatial plan ...
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The main objective was to solve concrete local ICZD problems and to generalise experience acquired in this process into pan-Baltic actions such as changes of national legislation, elaboration of best practices and recommendations. The goal of the project was to accompany the implementation process by different international experts in the field of ICZD and to develop a common strategy based on the ...
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... o account in future planning strategies. A final report of the project containing the methodology of the project and the case study reports is going to be published in the special paper series of the Geological Survey of Finland. The project has initiated a follow-up project for further investigations on climate change impacts. This ASTRA project was approved in the BSR INTERREG III B 7th applicat ...
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The purpose of the project is to develop the extractive sector and related environmental researchin Eastern and Northern Finland and in north-west Russia. The project will generate a regionalnetwork of experts that will act as the designer of and main implementing body for co-operationprojects in this particular sector.
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