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Description of research and teaching

As a paleoecologist, my research interests focus on past climate and ecosystem changes, from species to ecosystems and from seasonal to millennial time-scales. I am particularly interested in the interplay of climate and biological associations at high latitudes. My current research focuses on Arctic sea-ice changes, primary productivity and carbon cycling in high-latitude lakes and seas, as well as Holocene and Late Quaternary climate and vegetation patterns. The methods include the analysis of paleoarchives (microfossils, biomarkers, stable isotopes) combined with numerical analysis and modelling.

Curriculum vitae

Current position: Academy Research Fellow, Ecosystems and Environment Research Programme, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, and Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science, University of Helsinki

(Parental leaves: 11/2012-10/2013 and 4/2016-3/2017)

2016 Postdoctoral Researcher, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland

2012-2015 Postdoctoral Researcher (Academy of Finland), Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki

2010-2012 Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Manitoba, Canada

2010 PhD, Geology, University of Helsinki

2007-2010, Visiting Scholar, University of Waterloo, Canada

University Pedagogy (10 ECTS) 2012

Academic Supervision and Supervision Training (5 ECTS) 2018

External positions

Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland

1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016

Univ Manitoba, University of Manitoba

1 Aug 201031 May 2012

Visiting Scholar, University of Waterloo

Jan 2007Dec 2009

Fields of Science

  • 1171 Geosciences
  • Paleoecology
  • Paleoceanography
  • Quaternary Science
  • Paleoclimatology
  • 1172 Environmental sciences
  • Environmental Change
  • Arctic
  • High-latitude lakes and seas
  • Climate impacts

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Publications and projects within past five years.
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