Waters

The section Waters contains information on water bodies and water resources and their status, monitoring, use and restoration. This section also contains material on the protection of waters and the related cooperation. Järvi-meriwiki is the gateway to a wiki-type web service specifically created for lakes and the Sea. Research perspective is presented on SYKE’s web service. Strategies, programmes and legislation of water are presented on the Ministry of the Enviroment's web service.

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The cyanobacterial situation has calmed down, small amounts of cyanobacteria in lakes and sea areas

2021-07-22
The cyanobacterial situation has calmed down both in inland waters and sea areas. Almost all cyanobacterial observations concern small amounts of cyanobacteria. In lakes, storm Riikka stirred up the surface waters which caused the blue-green algae to be mixed with the water mass. In the coastal areas of the Baltic Sea there are now considerably smaller amounts of cyanobacteria, in places due to mixing with the water mass.
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Järvi- ja meriwiki (Lake&Sea wiki), maintained by the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, is a collaborative web service focusing on Finland’s lakes and other water areas. Using Lake&Sea wiki, anyone can engage in activities such as editing descriptions of lakes, maintaining observation spots and contributing to the discussion forum.
 
Published 2014-10-13 at 13:13, updated 2020-10-01 at 11:32