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Juha Saarinen

  • PL 64 (Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2)

    00014

    Finland

20092021
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Curriculum vitae

Mammal ecomorphology and osteology, fossil recognition and Pleistocene mammal faunas

Description of research and teaching

Mammal ecomorphology and osteology, fossil recognition, Pleistocene mammal faunas

Fields of Science

  • 1171 Geosciences
  • 117 Geography, Environmental sciences
  • Paleontology and Paleoecology
  • Neogene mammal communities
  • paleoecology
  • body size
  • mesowear
  • Pleistocene

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

Publications 2009 2019

A Humboldtian approach to life and climate of the geological past: Estimating palaeotemperature from dental traits of mammalian communities

Oksanen, O., Zliobaite, I., Saarinen, J., Lawing, A. M. & Fortelius, M., Aug 2019, In : Journal of Biogeography. 46, 8, p. 1760-1776 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Dental ecometrics of tropical Africa: linking vegetation types and communities of large plant-eating mammals

Zliobaite, I., Tang, H., Saarinen, J., Fortelius, M., Rinne, J. & Rannikko, J. C., Mar 2018, In : Evolutionary Ecology Research. 19, 2, p. 127-147 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

The phylogenetic signal in tooth wear: What does it mean?

DeSantis, L., Fortelius, M., Grine, F., Janis, C., Kaiser, T., Merceros, G., Purnell, M., Schulz‐Kornas, E., Saarinen, J., Teaford, M., Ungar, P. & Zliobaite, I., Nov 2018, In : Ecology and Evolution. 8, 22, p. 11359-11362 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterScientificpeer-review

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Mammal body size evolution in North America and Europe over 20 Myr: similar trends generated by different processes

Huang, S., Eronen, J. T., Janis, C. M., Saarinen, J. J., Silvestro, D. & Fritz, S. A., 22 Feb 2017, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Biological Sciences. 284, 1849, 9 p., 20162361.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Tooth wear and diets of extant and fossil xenarthrans (Mammalia, Xenarthra): Applying a new mesowear approach

Saarinen, J. & Karme, A., 6 Apr 2017, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 476, p. 42-54 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Projects 2018 2021

Prizes

Best PhD thesis in Geosciences, years 2015-2016

Juha Saarinen (Recipient), 16 Mar 2017

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities 2008 2018

National Museums of Kenya & Turkana Basin Institute

Juha Saarinen (Visiting researcher)
5 Mar 201824 Mar 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Body mass estimates in NOW database – introducing new data, sources and estimation methods

Juha Saarinen (Speaker)
9 Oct 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology (Journal)

Juha Saarinen (Reviewer)
24 Aug 201824 Sep 2018

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

Natural History Museum

Juha Saarinen (Visiting researcher)
24 May 20182 Jun 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (Journal)

Juha Saarinen (Reviewer)
11 Sep 201824 Oct 2018

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