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Research vessel Aranda on its monitoring cruise in January 2021 in the Bothnian Bay. Getting prepared for coring of an ice buoy of the Finnish Meteorological Institute. © Photo: Ilkka Lastumäki, SYKE.

Aranda’s monitoring cruise: Record high temperatures in some areas in the Baltic Sea, increasing phosphorus concentrations in the Archipelago Sea and the Bothnian Sea

Press release March, 4, 2021 the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE and the Finnish Meteorological Institute
Water temperatures in the Baltic Sea are increasing and the deep-water temperatures are record-high in some areas. Phosphorus concentrations are rising in the central part of the Archipelago Sea and the Bothnian Sea. The observations were made during the annual winter monitoring cruise in January which is part of the Monitoring Programme of the Finnish Marine Management Plan.

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Construction emissions may now be compared – new emissions database lays foundation for statutory guidance of low-carbon construction

Press release, March 1, 2021 the Ministry of the Environment and Finnish Environment Institute SYKE
A new service opened today provides impartial data on the climate impacts of construction products used in Finland, such as carbon footprint and handprint, material efficiency and recyclability. This information harmonises the calculation of greenhouse gas emissions throughout the life cycle of buildings, facilitating low-carbon building design. The service is free of charge and open to everyone.

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Aranda’s monitoring cruise: Record high temperatures in some areas in the Baltic Sea, increasing phosphorus concentrations in the Archipelago Sea and the Bothnian Sea

2021-03-04
Water temperatures in the Baltic Sea are increasing and the deep-water temperatures are record-high in some areas. Phosphorus concentrations are rising in the central part of the Archipelago Sea and the Bothnian Sea. The observations were made during the annual winter monitoring cruise in January which is part of the Monitoring Programme of the Finnish marine management plan.
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