Department of Geosciences and Geography

  • Finland

Organization profile

Organisation Profile

The Department of Geosciences and Geography is an exceptionally diverse unit for academic research and education. Our research interest range from exploring the experiences of minorities in cities, through plate tectonics to how environments have c hanged since life began. The common denominator of the research at the Department is our planet Earth, from its core to the structures of its surface.  The Institute of Seismology, which is a part of the Department, carries out international responsibilities in connection to monitoring seismic activities and the ban on nuclear tests. Read more here

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

Projects 1999 2022

Publications 1984 2019

A framework for investigating illegal wildlife trade on social media with machine learning

Di Minin, E., Fink, C., Hiippala, T. & Tenkanen, H., Feb 2019, In : Conservation Biology. 33, 1, p. 210-213 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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A multimodal perspective on data visualization

Hiippala, T., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Data Visualization in Society. Kennedy, H. & Engebretsen, M. (eds.). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Chironomid-based temperature reconstruction for the Eemian Interglacial (MIS 5e) at Sokli, northeast Finland

Plikk, A., Engels, S., Luoto, T. P., Nazarova, L., Salonen, J. S. & Helmens, K., 9 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Paleolimnology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Detection of the dispersion and residence of volcanic SO2 and sulfate aerosol from Nabro in 2011

Liu, Y., Pellikka, P. K. E., Li, H. & Fang, X., 15 Jan 2019, In : Atmospheric Environment. 197, p. 36-44 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Developing a global indicator for Aichi Target 1 by merging online data sources to measure biodiversity awareness and engagement

Cooper, M., Di Minin, E., Hausmann, A., Qin, S., Schwartz, A. & Correia, R., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Biological Conservation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Activities 1984 2100

International Workshop at National Taipei University

Mari Vaattovaara (Speaker: Keynote)
17 Apr 2100

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Launching of new fields in the Helsinki Term Bank for the Arts and Science and a panel discussion on the academic languages

Tiina Onikki-Rantajääskö (Chair of organizing committee), Eeva Johanna Enqvist (Secretary of organizing committee), Jouko Antero Nurmiainen (Speaker: Presenter), Hanna Valpuri Kemppi (Speaker: Presenter), Elina Sirkka-Liisa Lehtonen (Speaker: Presenter)
23 Jan 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Cambridge University Press (Publisher)

Aku Heinonen (Reviewer)
Jan 2019

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

Geology (Journal)

Jussi Heinonen (Reviewer)
10 Jan 2019

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

Tieteen päivät 2019

Markku Löytönen (Speaker: Chair)
9 Jan 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Prizes

2014 PLANNING THOUGHT AWARD

Juho Matti Luukkonen (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prizes and awards

3rd prize for the Best Poster Award

Julia Johanna Kemppinen (Recipient), 24 Mar 2018

Prize: Prizes and awards

Press / Media

Ei pidä paikkaansa!

Markku Kalervo Löytönen

01/02/2019

1 media contribution

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Iltapäivälähetys, YLE Lapin Radio

Markku Kalervo Löytönen

25/01/2019

1 media contribution

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Faktahommaa

Markku Kalervo Löytönen

22/01/2019

1 media contribution

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Haastattelu YLE Lapin alueuutiset

Sami Mikael Moisio

21/01/2019

1 media contribution

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