Finnish Environment Institute

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Finnish Environment Institute
Suomen ympäristökeskus
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Agency overview
Formed 1995 (1995)
Jurisdiction Government of Finland
Headquarters Töölö, Helsinki
60°10′42″N 24°54′54″E / 60.17833°N 24.91500°E / 60.17833; 24.91500
Employees 700
Agency executive Lea Kauppi, Director General
Parent department Ministry of the Environment
Website syke.fi

The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) (Finnish: Suomen ympäristökeskus, Swedish: Finlands miljöcentral) is a research institute and government agency under the Ministry of the Environment, located in Helsinki, Finland. It is both a research institute, and a centre for environmental expertise. SYKE's research focuses on changes in the environment, and seeks ways to control these changes.

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Coordinates: 60°10′42″N 24°54′54″E / 60.17833°N 24.91500°E / 60.17833; 24.91500