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

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 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., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Ecological Monographs.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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

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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

Gaia (Journal)

Tomas Hanell (Reviewer)
5 Feb 201926 Feb 2019

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

Geologi (Journal)

Samppa Mäkelä (Editor in chief)
1 Jan 2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of research journal

European Geosciences Union General Assembly

Fátima Viveiros (Member of organizing committee), Christoph Beier (Member of organizing committee), Ulrich Kueppers (Member of organizing committee), Josë Pacheco (Member of organizing committee), Zhongwei Zhao (Member of organizing committee)
7 Apr 201912 Apr 2019

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

Kyrkoherdens kolumn

Tomas Hanell (Speaker)
28 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

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

Article for the Conversation

Enrico Di Minin & Christoph Alexander Fink

23/04/2019

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Haastattelu sukunimen valinnasta

Terhi Ainiala

14/04/2019

1 media contribution

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Haastattelu koulujen nimistä

Terhi Ainiala

01/04/2019

1 media contribution

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Haastattelu vieraskielisten etunimien ääntämisestä

Terhi Ainiala

22/03/2019

1 media contribution

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Etelä-Amerikkaa etsimässä - Amazonilta Tulimaahan

Markku Kalervo Löytönen

21/03/2019

1 media contribution

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