Photo of Lauri Arvola
1986 …2021

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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Prof. Lauri Arvola has been leading projects related to aquatic ecology and environmental change such as eutrophication, interaction between catchments and lakes, and global warming to name a few. Long-term ecological data series have had an essential role in addressing many scientific questions, and the longest hydrological and limnological data archives of the Lammi area go back to the middle of 1960s. Currently prof. Arvola is leading the N-SINK project within the EU Life+2012 program. Besides, he has been the coordinator of the Lammi LTER research site and a board member of the Finnish LTER-network. LA has published >130 peer-reviewed scientific publications and >50 popular scientific writings. He has carried research in vast areas in northern hemisphere (from Europe to Russia and further to Inner Mongolia) and also in Antarctica.

Fields of Science

  • 1172 Environmental sciences
  • Limnogy
  • Aquatic ecology
  • catchment science
  • climate change impacts on aquatic ecosystems
  • Biogeochemical cycles
  • 1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology
  • Biotic interactions
  • Interactions between abiotic and biotic variables
  • Metabolism of aquatic ecosystems

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.
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