Finnish Museum of Natural History

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Organization profile

Organisation Profile

The Universities Act states (as of January 1, 2010):

  ”In the University of Helsinki functions the Finnish Museum of Natural History, which is responsible of the curation, augmentation, and presentation of the national natural history collections as well as of research and teaching based on these.

Specific tasks of the FMNH are to:
1. conduct research in its focal fields;
2. function as a centre of expertise in stable isotope dating methods;
3. function as a specialist authority in its field to support the environmental administration ;
4. practice public outreach and popular-scientific publishing in the field of natural history;
5. offer its collections for use by research and tuition especially in zoology, geology, botany, and mycology within the University of Helsinki;

6. coordinate the research, monitoring, and collection work of the natural history collections and botanic gardens of Finland

 

www.luomus.fi

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

Profiles

No photo of Teuvo Ahti
19962020
No photo of Ali Amiryousefi

Ali Amiryousefi

Person: U2 Teaching and research staff, UH

20102022
No photo of Roni Andersson

Roni Andersson

Person: M6 Other staff, UH

20072012
Photo of Laura Arppe

Laura Arppe

Person: U3 Research and teaching staff, UH

20032019

Projects

Nordic Crop Wild Relatives – conservation for a more resilient Nordic agriculture

Fitzgerald, H., Hyvärinen, M., Palme, A., Weibull, J., Kiviharju, E., Hagenblad, J., Lund, B., Þorbjörnsson, H., Endresen, D., Bjureke, K., Rasmussen, M. & Lanqvist, S.

01/03/202030/06/2022

Project: Other project

Suomen Liito-oravakannan seuranta

Valkama, J.

01/04/201931/12/2019

Project: Research project

Valtakunnallinen lintu- ja lepakkoseuranta

Valkama, J., Björklund, H., Vasko, V. V. W. & Lehikoinen, A.

01/04/201930/04/2020

Project: Research project

Synthesys+ Synthesis of systematic resources

Sihvonen, P.

01/02/201931/01/2023

Project: Research project

Publications

ABOUT ANCIENT CERAMIC TRADITIONS OF THE POPULATION OF THE NORTHERN CASPIAN REGION

Vybornov, A. A., Vasilyeva, I. N., Kulkova, M. A., Oinonen, M., Possnert, G. & Nesterova, L. A., 2020, In : Science journal of Volgograd State University. History, area studies, international relations. 25, 1, p. 141-151 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Accelerating the monitoring of global biodiversity: Revisiting the sampled approach to generating Red List Indices

Henriques, S., Böhm, M., Collen, B., Luedtke, J., Hoffmann, M., Hilton-Taylor, C., Cardoso, P., Butchart, S. H. M. & Freeman, R., 17 Feb 2020, In : Conservation Letters. p. e12703 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Algae, calcitarchs and the Late Ordovician Baltic limestone facies of the Baltic Basin

Kröger, B., Penny, A., Shen, Y. & Munnecke, A., Jan 2020, In : Facies : international journal of paleontology and geology. 66, 1, 14 p., 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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A molecular phylogeny of Cochylina, with confirmation of its relationship to Euliina (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)

Brown, J. W., Aarvik, L., Heikkilä, M., Brown, R. & Mutanen, M., Jan 2020, In : Systematic Entomology. 45, 1, p. 160-174 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Analyses of plumage coloration and genetic variation confirm the hybridization of Pipra fasciicauda and Pipra aureola in the Brazilian Amazon basin

Sampaio, L., Ferraz, D. O., Moreira da Costa, A. C., Aleixo, A., Cerqueira, P. V., Araripe, J. & do Rego, P. S., 17 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Ornithology. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Activities

A.A. Kononenko

Lauri Kaila (Host)
13 Jan 202015 Jan 2020

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

David Redei

Heidi Viljanen (Host)
27 Jan 20207 Feb 2020

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

ERBFacility (European Raptor Biomonitoring Facility) meeting

Jari Valkama (Attendee)
4 Feb 20205 Feb 2020

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

Petolinturengastus Suomenselällä

Jari Valkama (Speaker)
9 Feb 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Rengastusaineistojen viranomaiskäyttö

Aino Juslén (Speaker)
8 Feb 20209 Feb 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Prizes

1st prize in Apps4Finland -competition

Mikko Heikkinen (Recipient), 4 Dec 2012

Prize: Prizes and awards

1st prize in Apps4Finland-competition

Mikko Heikkinen (Recipient), 7 Oct 2010

Prize: Prizes and awards

2nd Best Poster

Diego Pavon Jordan (Recipient), 2015

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2nd prize in Apps4Finland -competition

Mikko Heikkinen (Recipient), 4 Dec 2012

Prize: Prizes and awards

Alumni of the year 2009 - Vuoden alumni 2009

Markku Oinonen (Recipient), 10 Oct 2009

Prize: Prizes and awards

Press / Media

YLE: Geologiailta

Arto Luttinen & Veli-Pekka Salonen

26/02/2020

1 item of Media coverage

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Discovery of a 465 million years old mysterious marine fossil in Cabañeros

Björn Kröger & Juan Carlos Gutiérrez-Marco

13/02/2020

1 item of Media coverage

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Haastattelu peltosirkkututkimuksesta

Sirke Piirainen

08/02/2020

1 item of Media coverage

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Talvi kommuunissa

Thomas Lilley

23/01/2020

1 item of Media coverage

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Interview concerning great tits and dairy farms

Aleksi Lehikoinen

15/01/2020

1 item of Media coverage

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