25 November 2014

topcons final seminar

TOPCONS Final Seminar was held at the auditorium of Finnish Environment Institute (address Mechelininkatu 34) in Helsinki on 25th of November at 12:30 - 16:00.

All presentations have been uploaded to the seminar page. There was ca. 60 participants from Finland, Russia and Estonia in the audience, tahnk you for your participation!


24 October 2013


TOPCONS project organized a Russian-Finnish scientific and practical seminar ”Scientific background for planning of sustainable use of marine resources: theory, practice, TOPCONS activities and expected results”.

Time: 24.10.2013 at 11:00 - 18:30

Venue: St. Petersburg Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 199034 St-Petersburg, University emb., 5



Frank Hering: Marine spatial planning in Kymenlaakso, Finland

Ivan A. Serebritsky: Ecological policy of St. Petersburg for the period till 2030

Era Milenina: Ecologically oriented approaches to spatial planning

V. Pitulko: Large-scale projects in the EGOF: pronciples and presumptions for preparation of environmental protection measures

Anu Kaskela: landscape approach in marine sciences and geological landscape modeling in the TOPCONS project

Riikka Venesjärvi: Spatial tools and the MSP tool prototype in the TOPCONS project

Kirsi Kostamo: Trilateral GOF 2014 initiative and transboundary co-operation

T. Artemova: Mission of journalists community in formation of ecological culture of population. Integration of national and international experience.


Photo gallery of the seminar at the KMRA facebook pages


18 September 2013

TOPCONS project organized a press conference and a visit to R/V Muikku for journalists and media representatives on 18th of September in Kotka.

More about the event here.



13 February 2013

Kirsi Kostamo from Finnish Environment Insititute visited Maritime Center Vellamo and lectured about the challenges in marine spatial planning on a lecture series for general public.



26-28 July 2012

TOPCONS project participated the Baltic Sea Village event at the Kotka Maritime Festival 26-28 July 2012.