University of Oulu, Water Resources and Environmental Engineering

The research services of the Water Resources and Environmental Engineering of the University of Oulu offer practical solutions for environmental problems and for the management of environmental load, related to surface water and ground water, land use, waste management, water management, and the treatment of waters and waste waters. The viewpoint focuses on Nordic conditions.

The research services of the Water Resources and Environmental Engineering of the University of Oulu offer practical solutions for environmental problems and for the management of environmental load, related to surface water and ground water, land use, waste management, water management, and the treatment of waters and waste waters. The viewpoint focuses on Nordic conditions.

The Water Resources and Environmental Engineering offers high-standard research focusing on the environmental technology of water and soil. Partners include international actors, Finnish environmental authorities, industry, and end users. The research expertise also includes practical solutions for environmental problems related to Nordic surface waters, ground waters, land use, waste management, water management and the treatment of waste water. The number of employees is about 30.

Services

Geochemical properties
  • Geotechnical basic properties
  • Box shear test
  • Proctor test
  • Frost action

Definition of water isotopes

Minipilot testing

Environmental acceptability

  • Dissolution of harmful substances
  • Water conductivity
  • Water retention capacity

Modelling services

Terrain measurements

  • Water and soil sampling and terrain measurements

Location

Pohjois-Pohjanmaa

Organisation(s)

University of oulu

Competences

Clean technologies & low carbon solutions, Industrial circular economy

Growth sectors

Bio economy & new products

TRL-level

TRL 1-3, TRL 4-6

Contact(s)

Anna-Kaisa Ronkanen
anna-kaisa.ronkanen(at)oulu.fi