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
19962018
No photo of Anders Albrecht

Anders Albrecht

Person: Visiting scholar, Teaching and research personnel

19772017
No photo of Roni Andersson

Roni Andersson

Person: Other personnel, UH

20072012

Projects 1954 2040

Publications 1974 2019

Metal and metalloid exposure and oxidative status in free-living individuals of Myotis daubentonii

Ruiz, S., Eeva, T., Kanerva, M., Blomberg, A. & Lilley, T. M., 2019, In : Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 169, p. 93-102 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

A 1500-year multiproxy record of coastal hypoxia from the northern Baltic Sea indicates unprecedented deoxygenation over the 20th century

Jokinen, S., Virtasalo, J. J., Jilbert, T., Kaiser, J., Dellwig, O., Arz, H. W., Hänninen, J., Arppe, L., Collander, M. & Saarinen, T., 16 Jan 2018, In : Biogeosciences. 15, 13, p. 3975-4001 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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A 7.5 ka chronology of stable carbon isotopes from tree rings with implications for their use in palaeo-cloud reconstruction

Helama, S., Arppe, L., Timonen, M., Mielikäinen, K. & Oinonen, M., Oct 2018, In : Global and Planetary Change. 170, p. 20-33 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

A Caribbean epiphyte community preserved in Miocene Dominican amber

Kaasalainen, U. S., Heinrichs, J., Renner, M., Hedenäs, L., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Lee, G., Ignatov, M., Rikkinen, J. & Schmidt, A., 2018, In : Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. 107, 2-3, p. 321-331 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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A comparative analysis of terrestrial arthropod assemblages from a relict forest unveils historical extinctions and colonization differences between two oceanic islands

Boieiro, M., Matthews, T. J., Rego, C., Crespo, L., Aguiar, C. A. S., Cardoso, P., Rigal, F., Silva, I., Pereira, F., Borges, P. A. V. & Serrano, A. R. M., 25 Apr 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 4, 22 p., 0195492.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Activities 1972 2018

Journal of Asia Pacific Entomology (Journal)

Lauri Kaila (Reviewer)
2018 → …

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

Scientific Reports (Journal)

Maarten Vanhove (Reviewer)
2018 → …

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

From parasitology to policy: stories of hidden biodiversity, overlooked introductions and capacity building

Maarten Vanhove (Speaker)
8 Feb 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

IPEN (The International Plant Exchange Network): Changes to cope with the Nagoya Protocol

Marko Hyvärinen (Invited speaker)
16 Oct 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

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

Press / Media

Interview: Yle uutiset

Juho Pauli Timoteus Paukkunen

10/12/2018

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Interview: Uudenmaan uutiset

Juho Pauli Timoteus Paukkunen

10/12/2018

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Lintujen ikäennätykset rengastusaineiston perusteella

Juha Matti Honkala

16/11/2018

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media