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 2023

Publications 1984 2020

2. 45 Ga break-up of the Archaean continent in Northern Fennoscandia: Rifting dynamics and the role of inherited structures within the Archaean basement

Skytta, P., Piippo, S., Kloppenburg, A. & Corti, G., May 2019, In : Precambrian Research. 324, p. 303-323 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

A coherence approach to data-driven inference in visual communication

Alikhani, M., Hiippala, T. & Stone, M., 2019. 4 p.

Research output: Conference materialsAbstractResearchpeer-review

A comprehensive evaluation of predictive performance of 33 species distribution models at species and community levels

Norberg, A., Abrego Antia, N., Blanchet, F. G., Adler, F. R., Anderson, B. J., Anttila, J., Araújo, M. B., Dallas, T. A., Dunson, D., Elith, J., Foster, S., Fox, R., Franklin, J., Godsoe, W., Guisan, A., O'Hara, B., Hill, N. A., Holt, R. D., Hui, F. K. C., Husby, M. & 15 othersKålås, J. A., Lehikoinen, A., Luoto, M., Mod, H. K., Newell, G., Renner, I., Roslin, T. V., Soininen, J., Thuiller, W., Vanhatalo, J. P., Warton, D., White, M., Zimmermann, N. E., Gravel, D. & Ovaskainen, O. T., 2 May 2019, In : Ecological Monographs.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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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

Metropolis in Europe

Salla Jokela (Member of organizing committee), Pia Olsson (Member of organizing committee), Anja Kervanto Nevanlinna (Member of organizing committee), Aura Kivilaakso (Member of organizing committee), Leena Enbom (Member of organizing committee)
8 May 2019

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

QS Global Academic Survey 2017 – University Rankings (Event)

Markku Löytönen (Reviewer)
4 Mar 2019

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

Sustainable Urbanization - Sustainable Urbanisation – bridging the development and growth

Saila-Maria Saaristo (Attendee)
14 May 2019

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

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 Luukkonen (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prizes and awards

3rd prize for the Best Poster Award

Julia Kemppinen (Recipient), 24 Mar 2018

Prize: Prizes and awards

Apps4Finland haastepalkinto: Pääkaupunkiseudun data

Henrikki Tenkanen (Recipient), 3 Dec 2014

Prize: Prizes and awards

Award for the Master’s Thesis of the highest-grade

Olli Ruth (Recipient), 1998

Prize: Prizes and awards

Press / Media

Haastattelu epävirallisista paikannimistä

Terhi Ainiala

17/06/2019

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Asiantuntijoina Suomen seismisyydestä

Päivi Mäntyniemi & Jari Kortström

29/05/201931/05/2019

4 items of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Haastatttelu kaupunginosien identiteeteistä Yle Uudenmaan uutisiin

Salla Jokela

21/05/2019

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Hyvän ihmisen tragedia

Maaria Linko

09/05/2019

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media