The Finnish Museum of Natural History and its collections

    Facility/equipment: Equipment

    • Location

      Helsinki

      Finland

    Description

    The Finnish Museum of Natural History is one of Finland’s three national museums and, as defined in the Universities Act, is entrusted with preserving, accumulating and exhibiting national collections in the field of natural sciences as well as with carrying out related research and education. The national collections include botanical, zoological, geological and paleontological samples and observation materials from around the world and are part of a global network of biodiversity data resources. The museum provides versatile services to international research, environmental administration, university programmes and lifelong learning. Furthermore, the Laboratory of Chronology is a nationally unique core facility -level research infrastructure, which applies methods from the natural sciences and has a wide operating environment. The laboratory is located on the Kumpula Campus.

    Type of research infrastructure

    • Service
    • Resource

    Fields of Science and Free Keywords

    • 1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology
    • 1172 Environmental sciences
    • 1171 Geosciences

    UH research infrastructure classification

    • Core Facility