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  • PL 27 (Latokartanonkaari 7)



  • Viikinkaari 1, Biokeskus 3

    00790 Helsinki


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Personal profile

Curriculum vitae


- Docent, single-tree remote sensing, Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland, 7/2012-

- D.Sc. Forestry, University of Eastern Finland, 2010

- M.Sc. Forestry, University of Joensuu, 2007



- Senior Scientist, forest planning and inventory, Bioeconomy and Environment Unit, Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), 1/2017 - 8/2019

- Senior Researcher, forest management planning, School of Forest Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, 2/2014 - 12/2016

- University lecturer, forest information technology, Department of Forest Sciences, University of Helsinki, 2/2012 - 2/2014

- Researcher, School of Forest Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, 1/2010 - 2/2012

- Researcher, Faculty of Forestry, University of Joensuu, 1/2008 - 12/2009

- Research assistant / course assistant, University of Joensuu, 17 mmonths in 2006-2009

- Part-time teacher, UEF / UJoe, 132 h in 2007-2011



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Description of research and teaching

My knowledge and interests are broadly related to different computer-aided forest applications - such as developing remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), (spatial) database management, and programming tools applied to forest and natural resources management planning.

Fields of Science

  • 4112 Forestry

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

Publications 2012 2019

Catering Information Needs from Global to Local Scales-Potential and Challenges with National Forest Inventories

Kangas, A., Raty, M., Korhonen, K. T., Vauhkonen, J. & Packalen, T., Sep 2019, In : Forests. 10, 9, 17 p., 800.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Estimating forest stand density and structure using Bayesian individual tree detection, stochastic geometry, and distribution matching

Kansanen, K., Vauhkonen, J., Lahivaara, T., Seppanen, A., Maltamo, M. & Mehtatalo, L., Jun 2019, In : ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 152, p. 66-78 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Harmonised projections of future forest resources in Europe

Vauhkonen, J., Berger, Gschwantner, Schadauer, Lejeune, Perin, Pitchugin, Adolt, Zeman, Johannsen, Kepfer-Rojas, Sims, Bastick, Morneau, Colin, Bender, Kovácsevics, Solti, Kolozs, Nagy & 34 others, Nagy, Twomey, Redmond, Gasparini, Notarangelo, Rizzo, Makovskis, Lazdins, Lupikis, Kulbokas, Antón-Fernández, Castro Rego, Nunes, Marin, Calota, Pantic, Borota, Roessiger, Bosela, Seben, Skudnik, Adame, Alberdi, Cañellas, Lind, Trubins, Thürig, Stadelmann, Ditchburn, Ross, Gilbert, Halsall, Lier & Packalen, 29 Jul 2019, In : Annals of Forest Science. 76, 79

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

LULUCF-asetus ja metsien vertailutaso

Mutanen, A., Vauhkonen, J., Packalen, T. & Asikainen, A., 13 Sep 2019, Suomen ilmastopaneeli. 25 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access

Activities 2012 2020

Kestääkö ilmasto lisähakkuut?

Jari Vauhkonen (Speaker)
21 Jan 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Canadian Journal of Forest Research (Journal)

Jari Vauhkonen (Reviewer)
1 Feb 2019 → …

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

Ekosysteemipalveluindikaattoreita hilamuotoisista metsävara-aineistoista

Jari Vauhkonen (Speaker)
20 Nov 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

FORSYS 2013 - Decision Support Systems for Sustainable Forest Management conference

Jari Vauhkonen (Speaker: Presenter)
24 Apr 201326 Apr 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

Forests (Journal)

Jari Vauhkonen (Reviewer)
Aug 2013

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