The Baltic Sea

The section Baltic Sea contains information about marine management, the protection of the Baltic Sea, its condition and monitoring. The section also showcases Finnish marine research.

Information about legislation as well as national and international cooperation related to the Baltic Sea can be found on the Ministry of the Environment’s website. For more information about SYKE’s research and expert operations, please visit SYKE’s website. Information about marine environment planning is available at environment.fi under the Living environment and planning heading.

Another important portal for marine-related information is Meriwiki, where anyone can set up an observation point, report an algae sighting or participate in discussions in the forum.

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Algal bloom monitoring July 18, 2019: Cyanobacteria have increased in the Finnish sea areas and lakes

2019-07-18
In the Southern and South-Western Finnish sea areas, amount of cyanobacteria has increased since last week, and cyanobacteria are mostly mixed in the water column. Amount of cyanobacteria has increased also in lakes, even though there are still less cyanobacterial observations than usually during this time of the summer.
Press releases and news of the Finnish Environment Institute
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Published 2014-10-13 at 15:00, updated 2019-06-18 at 10:28