Department of Forest Sciences

  • Finland

Organization profile

Organisation Profile

The research of the Department of Forest Sciences concentrates on the understanding of the production chain of material and immaterial services and commodities produced by the forests.

Research focus areas 2010–2012

  • The interactions between climate change and forest and peatland ecosystems
  • Socio-economic changes and the global forest sector
  • New methods of managing forest information
  • The economic-ecological models of forest use and conservation (includes sub-item Forests as source of well-being)

One of the central resourse in research activities are SMEAR stations which are common with department's of Forest Sciences and Physics.

www.helsinki.fi/forestsciences

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Equipment

Projects 1981 2023

Publications 1977 2019

Circular, Green, and Bio economy: how do companies in land-use intensive sectors align with sustainability concepts?

D'Amato, D., Korhonen, J. E. & Toppinen, A., Apr 2019, In : Ecological Economics. 158, p. 116-133

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Collapse of a protector species drives secondary endangerment in waterbird communities.

Pöysä, H., Lammi, E., Pöysä, S. & Väänänen, V-M., 2019, In : Biological Conservation. 2019, 230, p. 75-81 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Dual RNA-seq analysis provides new insights into interactions between Norway spruce and necrotrophic pathogen Heterobasidion annosum s.l.

Kovalchuk, A., Zeng, Z., Ghimire, R. P., Kivimäenpää, M., Raffaello, T., Liu, M., Mukrimin, M., Kasanen, R. A. O., Sun, H., Julkunen-Tiitto, R., Holopainen, J. K. & Asiegbu, F. O., 3 Jan 2019, In : BMC Plant Biology. 19, 2, p. 1 - 17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Early-Warning Signals of Individual Tree Mortality Based on Annual Radial Growth

Cailleret, M., Dakos, V., Jansen, S., Robert, E. M. R., Aakala, T., Amoroso, M. M., Antos, J. A., Bigler, C., Bugmann, H., Caccianaga, M., Camarero, J-J., Cherubini, P., Goeya, M. R., Cufar, K., Das, A. J., Davi, H., Gea-Izquierdo, G., Gillner, S., Haavik, L. J., Hartmann, H. & 28 othersHeres, A-M., Hultine, K. R., Janda, P., Kane, J. M., Kharuk, V. I., Kitzberger, T., Klein, T., Levanic, T., Linares, J-C., Lombardi, F., Mäkinen, H., Meszaros, I., Metsaranta, J. M., Oberhuber, W., Papadopoulos, A., Petritan, A. M., Rohner, B., Sanguesa-Barreda, G., Smith, J. M., Stan, A. B., Stojanovic, D. B., Laura Suarez, M., Svoboda, M., Trotsiuk, V., Villalba, R., Westwood, A. R., Wyckoff, P. H. & Martinez-Vilalta, J., 2019, In : Frontiers in plant science. 9, 1964.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Activities 1981 2030

Remote sensing (Journal)

Lauri Korhonen (Reviewer)
30 Jun 2030

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Speaker in the Round-table discussion: Publication Strategies and Ways of writing a PhD Thesis

Natalya Yakusheva (Speaker)
31 Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

A review of LCA studies on bio-based products using an ecosystem services perspective

Elena Semenzin (Supervisor), Dalia D'amato (Supervisor)
Jan 2019May 2019

Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

PhD studies supervision of James Mwangombe

Petri Pellikka (Supervisor), Tino Petri Johansson (Co-supervisor), Maria Brockhaus (Co-supervisor), Eshetu Yirdaw Eshetu (Member of thesis committee / follow-up group), Maija Kaisa Korhonen-Kurki (Member of thesis committee / follow-up group)
2019 → …

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Aquatic Sciences (Journal)

Anne Ojala (Reviewer)
5 Oct 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Prizes

A. G. Blomqvist Award

Ilkka Sakari Korpela (Recipient), 1 Oct 1993

Prize: Prizes and awards

AGFOREE video poster competition

Dalia D'Amato (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prizes and awards

Award for a prominent young researcher 2006

Miina Rautiainen (Recipient), 2006

Prize: Prizes and awards

Award for excellence in academic studies from Metsämiesten säätiö

Janne Rämö (Recipient), 8 Apr 2014

Prize: Prizes and awards

Press / Media

television interview

Olli Ilari Tahvonen

11/01/2019

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Metsäalan koulutuksen kehittäminen -seminaari

Jani Markus Holopainen

10/01/2019

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Kotitalous tarvitsee rahantajua

Minna Maarit Autio

04/01/2019

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media