Socioeconomic Characteristics, Land Use and Travel Patterns of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area
The major travel problems in the Helsinki area are related to the increase in car traffic and population. Proper coordination of land use and transportation plans is essential to accommodate...

Public Transport in Helsinki
Public transport's share of traffic has not improved in the 90s, although passenger volumes has risen. Improving public transport's share of traffic is important. In fact, there are many...

Travel Cards in the Year 2000: The Helsinki Region Ushers in the Smart Card Era
Once the travel card system for the Helsinki region is fully implemented, it will be one of the most advanced ticket sales and fare collection systems around. Passengers will carry remote...

Restoration of Boreal Lowland Rivers in Finland: Problems and Approaches with Respect to Conservation and Flood Protection

The Tram Simulation in Helsinki - A New Research Method

Groundwater Flow Modelling at the Olkiluoto Site, Finland

Studded Tire Research in Norway, Finland and Sweden

Pavement Design Applying Allowable Frost Heave

Guidelines for Shotcreting and Current Development in the Wet-Mix Technique in Finland
Guidelines for shotcreting were written based on the literature survey and shotcreting trials. During shotcreting trials existing Norwegian and Middle-European wet-mix shotcreting concepts...

Role of Fracture Zones in Controlling Hydraulic Head and Groundwater Flow—Experience from Site Characterization Program in Finland
The preliminary site investigations for the final disposal of HLW produced by TVO have been carried out during 1987 - 1992 in five areas. All the areas consist of Precambrian crystalline...

Hydrogeochemical Site Investigations by Teollisuuden Voima Oy, Finland
Groundwater samples collected from cored boreholes (500-1000 m), borehole wells and multilevel piezometers in crystalline bedrock have been characterized and classified. The reference...

Groundwater Flow Modelling for the TVO-92 Safety Analysis of Spent Fuel Disposal
The TVO-92 safety analysis of spent fuel disposal is based on preliminary site investigations carried out at five sites in Finland between 1987 and 1992. Groundwater flow analyses have...

Maintenance Management of Power Transmission Lines
An adb-based maintenance management system, KUHA, was developed in Finland to enable more efficient maintenance of power transmission lines. The system is used for strategic planning in...

An Application of MCDM to Product-Based Pavement Management
The Finish National Roads Administration is currently developing it's organization to be more object-oriented and profit-making. This renewal implies to so called product-approach. In...

The Finnish Bridge Management System
A computer-based Bridge Management system, BMS, was designed in Finland by the Finish National Road Administration (FinnRA) to assist in high level bridge policy, long-term planning and...

A Simple Finnish Method for the Structural Fire Design of Composite Structures
The structural fire design of composite structures in Finland has previously been based on furnace tests, which are expensive and take too much time to arrange. With the increasing prominence...

Site Investigation Equipment Developed by Teollisuuden Voima Oy

Interpretation and Modelling Process of Bedrock Structures for Site Evaluation in Finland
The repository site for the final disposal of spent nuclear fuel in Finland will be selected by the end of the year 2000. Preliminary site investigations have been made in five areas since...

Three-Dimensional Groundwater Flow Modelling for a Potential Repository Site
In Finland site investigations are carried out at five places in order to find a suitable site in the Finnish bedrock for a repository for spent nuclear fuel. The aim is to model the bedrock...

The Weathering of Spilled Crude Oil in Coastal Water Environment
A research project was conducted at the Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT) in order to study the long-term behaviour of spilled crude oil in the brackish water under cold and icy...

 

 

 

 

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