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
19962019
No photo of Sami Aikio
20002017
No photo of Roni Andersson

Roni Andersson

Person: Other personnel, UH

20072012
Photo of Laura Arppe

Laura Arppe

Person: UH, Teaching and research personnel

20032019

Projects 1954 2040

Publications 1974 2019

A benchmark dataset of herbarium specimen images with label data

Dillen, M., Groom, Q., Chagnoux, S., Güntsch, A., Hardisty, A., Haston, E., Livermore, L., Runnel, V., Schulman, L., Willemse, L., Wu, Z. & Phillips, S., 8 Feb 2019, In : Biodiversity Data Journal. 7, 15 p., e31817.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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A botanical view of the ‘Baltic amber forest’: new evidence from seed plants, lichens and fungi: Okiem botanika na las macierzysty bursztynu bałtyckiego: nowe dowody pochodzące z roślin nasiennych, porostów i grzybów

Schmidt, A., Sadowski, E-M., Kaasalainen, U. & Rikkinen, J. K., 22 Mar 2019, Baltic amber (succinite): an intriguing resin: Bursztyn bałtycki (sukcynit): intrygująca żywica. Ewa Wagner-Wysiecka, E. (ed.). Gdańsk: The Gdańsk International Fair Co. (MTG SA), Gdańsk SA, p. 5-9 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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A Migratory Divide Among Red-Necked Phalaropes in the Western Palearctic Reveals Contrasting Migration and Wintering Movement Strategies

van Bemmelen, R. S. A., Kolbeinsson, Y., Ramos, R., Gilg, O., Alves, J. A., Smith, M., Schekkerman, H., Lehikoinen, A., Petersen, I. K., Þórisson, B., Sokolov, A. A., Välimäki, K., van der Meer, T., Okill, J. D., Bolton, M., Moe, B., Hanssen, S. A., Bollache, L., Petersen, A., Thorstensen, S. & 3 othersGonzález-Solís, J., Klaassen, R. H. G. & Tulp, I., 4 Apr 2019, In : Frontiers in ecology and evolution . 7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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A previously undescribed Javan tiger Panthera tigris sondaica specimen, and other old, rare tiger specimens in the Finnish Museum of Natural History

Heino, M. T., Granroth, J. P., Aspi, J. & Pihlström, H. S., 1 Jan 2019, In : Mammal Study. 44, 1, p. 41-50 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Archaeognatha, siimahäntäiset

Viljanen, H. M., Vilkamaa, P. A. & Silfverberg, H. H., 2019, In : Lajiluettelo. 2018

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Activities 1972 2019

Linnustonseurannan uudet järjestelmät

Heidi Björklund (Speaker)
9 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Hope for globe: kuudes sukupuuttoaalto, Tiedekulma

Pasi Sihvonen (Speaker)
2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Nd, Sr, Pb, and Os isotopes suggest a primitive mantle source for the Luenha picrites in the Karoo large igneous province

Sanni Turunen (Speaker)
7 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Zootaxa (Journal)

Pekka Vilkamaa (Reviewer)
23 Jan 2019

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

Prizes

1st prize in Apps4Finland -competition

Mikko Einari Heikkinen (Recipient), 4 Dec 2012

Prize: Prizes and awards

1st prize in Apps4Finland-competition

Mikko Einari Heikkinen (Recipient), 7 Oct 2010

Prize: Prizes and awards

2nd Best Poster

Diego Pavon Jordan (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prizes and awards

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2nd prize in Apps4Finland -competition

Mikko Einari Heikkinen (Recipient), 4 Dec 2012

Prize: Prizes and awards

Alumni of the year 2009 - Vuoden alumni 2009

Markku Juhani Oinonen (Recipient), 10 Oct 2009

Prize: Prizes and awards