Finlands Akademi
Sökande / Kontakt person Tynkkynen, Nina
Organisation Åbo Akademi
Projektets titel Living with the Baltic Sea in a changing climate: Environmental heritage and the circulation of knowledge
Beslutnr 315715
Beslutsdatum 05.06.2018
Finansierings period 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022
Finansiering 454 149
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Beskrivning av projektet
This transdisciplinary project focuses on the environmental heritage - environmental experience, knowledge and skills – that is constructed by living and acting in the Finnish coastal area and archipelago of the Baltic Sea. It aims at developing methods to facilitate the recognition and application of such heritage in climate change adaptation. The data is mainly qualitative, including interviews, participant observation, archival and media materials. The site of research is the University of Turku, where ‘sea and maritime activities’ is one of the six strategic focus areas. The project is part of the research network called Marine Research Laboratory of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Turku ( The project contributes to the research on climate change by developing humanistic and social scientific conceptualizations and methods. It supports the fostering of environmental heritage and the engagement of local communities.