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 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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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

Highly varying radiogenic heat production in Finland, Fennoscandian Shield

Veikkolainen, T. H. K. & Kukkonen, I. T., 5 Jan 2019, In : Tectonophysics. 750, 1, p. 93-116

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Re-conceptualising Territorial Cohesion Through the Prism of Spatial Justice: Critical Perspectives on Academic and Policy Discourses

Jones, R., Moisio, S. M., Weckroth, M. T. K., Luukkonen, J. M., Mayer, F. & Miggelbrink, J., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Regional and local development in times of polarisation: Re-thinking spatial policies in Europe . Lang, T. & Görmar, F. (eds.). Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 97-120 24 p. 5

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

Academy of Finland (External organisation)

Petri Pellikka (Board member)
20192021

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

Geofysiikan Seura ry. (External organisation)

Toni Veikkolainen (Board member)
21 Mar 201922 Mar 2019

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

The Peter Bormann Young Seismologist Training Course

Päivi Mäntyniemi (New classification)
27 Aug 201831 Aug 2018

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

Geographical Review (Journal)

Salla Jokela (Reviewer)
Nov 2018 → …

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

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

Haastattelu Radio Suomi Helsingissä

Salla Emilia Jokela

29/10/2018

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

MTV - internet report

Jussi Sakari Heinonen

27/10/2018

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Asiantuntijalausunto Indonesian maanjäristyksestä

Päivi Birgitta Mäntyniemi

01/10/2018

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media