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  • PL 65 (Viikinkaari 2a)

    00014

    Finland

  • Viikinkaari 1, Biocentre 3

    00790 Helsinki

    Finland

20062019
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Publications 2006 2019

Perceived Environmental Aesthetic Qualities Scale (PEAQS): A self-report tool for the evaluation of green-blue spaces

Subiza-Pérez, M., Hauru, K., Korpela, K., Haapala, A. & Lehvävirta, S., Jul 2019, In : Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. 43, 9 p., 126383.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2018

Local habitat characteristics have a stronger effect than the surrounding urban landscape on beetle communities on green roofs

Kyro, K., Brenneisen, S., Kotze, D. J., Szallies, A., Gerner, M. & Lehvavirta, S., Jan 2018, In : Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. 29, p. 122-130 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

More than A to B: Understanding and managing visitor spatial behaviour in urban forests using public participation GIS

Korpilo, S., Virtanen, T., Saukkonen, T. & Lehvävirta, S., 1 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 207, p. 124-133 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Species-specific synergistic effects of two plant growth-Promoting microbes on green roof plant biomass and photosynthetic efficiency

Xie, L., Lehvävirta, S., Timonen, S., Kasurinen, J., Niemikapee, J. & Valkonen, J. P. T., 31 Dec 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 12, 16 p., 0209432.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Viherkattojen kasvit: uhista mahdollisuuksiin

Jauni, M. M., Kyrö, G. K-M., Niemi-Kapee, J., Lehvävirta, S. & Suonio, T., 2018, In : Viherympäristö. 26, 4, p. 60-62 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Where are the hotspots and coldspots of landscape values, visitor use and biodiversity in an urban forest?

Korpilo, S., Jalkanen, J., Virtanen, T. & Lehvävirta, S., 26 Sep 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 9, 19 p., 0203611.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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2017

MyDynamicForest: citizen data on spatial patterns and motives of recreational use in Helsinki’s Central Park

Korpilo, S., Virtanen, T. & Lehvävirta, S., 2017, The 20th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science. The Association of Geographic Information Laboratories for Europe (AGILE), Vol. 2017. 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientific

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Neo-spaces for urban livability? Urbanites' versatile mental images of green roofs in the Helsinki metropolitan area, Finland

Mesimäki, M., Hauru, K., Kotze, D. J. & Lehvavirta, S., Feb 2017, In : Land Use Policy. 61, p. 587-600 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Smartphone GPS tracking—Inexpensive and efficient data collection on recreational movement

Korpilo, S., Virtanen, T. & Lehvävirta, S., Jan 2017, In : Landscape and Urban Planning. 157, p. 608–617 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2016

Biochar amendment in the green roof substrate affects runoff quality and quantity

Kuoppamäki, K. H., Hagner, M., Lehvävirta, R. S. & Setälä, H. M., 2016, In : Ecological Engineering. 2016, 88, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Green Roof Cost-Benefit Analysis: Special Emphasis on Scenic Benefits

Nurmi, V., Votsis, A., Perrels, A. & Lehvävirta, S., 2016, In : Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis. 7, 3, p. 488-522 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Ilmastonmuutos ja avustettu leviäminen

Translated title of the contribution: Climate change and assisted ,igrationOksanen, M., Vaara, E. M., Kokko, K. T., Hällfors, M. H., Schulman, L. E., Hyvärinen, M-T. & Lehvävirta, R. S., 16 Jun 2016, In : Tieteessä tapahtuu. 34, 4, p. 3-8 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Mitigating nutrient leaching from green roofs with biochar

Kuoppamäki, K. H. & Lehvävirta, R. S., Aug 2016, In : Landscape and Urban Planning. 152, p. 39-48 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Substrate depth and roof age strongly affect plant abundances on sedum-moss and meadow green roofs in Helsinki, Finland

Gabrych, M., Kotze, D. J. & Lehvävirta, S., Jan 2016, In : Ecological Engineering. 86, p. 95-104 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2015

Kasvien selviytyminen ilmastonmuutoksen kourissa – Vaikeita kysymyksiä ja uusia kokeiluja

Lehvävirta, S., Hällfors, M. & Jovero, S., 2015, In : Ympäristökasvatus. 1, p. 18-24 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Life cycle assessment of layers of green roofs

Chenani, S. B., Lehvavirta, S. & Hakkinen, T., 1 Mar 2015, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 90, 1, p. 153-162 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Quantitative tools and simultaneous actions needed for species conservation under climate change-reply to Shoo et al. (2013)

Ahteensuu, M., Aikio, S., Cardoso, P., Hyvarinen, M., Hallfors, M., Lehvavirta, S., Schulman, L. & Vaara, E., Mar 2015, In : Climatic Change. 129, 1-2, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Scale-sensitive integration of ecosystem services in urban planning

Faehnle, M. E., Söderman, T., Schulman, H. & Lehvävirta, S., 2015, In : GeoJournal. 80, 3, p. 411-425 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Tree species composition affects the abundance of rowan (Sorbus aucuparia L.) in urban forests in Finland

Hamberg, L., Lehvavirta, S., Kotze, D. J. & Heikkinen, J., 15 Mar 2015, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 151, p. 369-377 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Uudenlaisen vihreän infrastruktuurin toteutumisen reunaehdot rakentamisen prosesseissa - tapauksena viherkatot.

Mesimäki, M. H., Nieminen, H. & Lehvävirta, R. S., 2015, In : Yhdyskuntasuunnittelu. 2015: Vol. 53, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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2014

Assisted Migration, Risks and Scientific Uncertainty, and Ethics: A Comment on Albrecht et al.'s Review Paper

Ahteensuu, M. T. & Lehvävirta, S., 5 Feb 2014, In : Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics. 27, 3, p. 741-477 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

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Fragmentation and recreational use affect tree regeneration in urban forests

Lehvavirta, S., Vilisics, F., Hamberg, L., Malmivaara-Lamsa, M. & Kotze, D. J., 2014, In : Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. 13, 4, p. 869-877 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Monitoiminnalliset viherkatot ja maankäyttö- ja rakennuslaki.

Kallio, P., Mesimäki, M. & Lehvävirta, S., 2014, In : Ympäristöjuridiikka. 35, 2, p. 98 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Normeja viherkatoille - perusteita kehittämiseen

Laurila, S., Jyrkänkallio-Mikkola, J., Mesimäki, M., Kallio, P., Kuoppamäki, K., Nieminen, H. & Lehvävirta, S., 2014, [Helsinki]: Euroopan unioni. Euroopan aluekehitysrahasto. 66 p. (Helsingin yliopisto, koulutus- ja kehittämiskeskus Palmenia)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportProfessional

The effects of decaying logs on the aesthetic experience and acceptability of urban forests - Implications for forest management

Hauru, K., Koskinen, S., Kotze, D. J. & Lehvävirta, S., 2014, In : Landscape and Urban Planning. 123, p. 114-123 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2013

Cost-benefit analysis of green roofs in urban areas: case study in Helsinki

Nurmi, V., Votsis, A., Perrels, A. & Lehvävirta, S., 2013, In : Finnish Meteorological Institute. Reports. 2013, 2, 58 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Kato ketokatto

Kyrö, K. & Lehvävirta, S., 2013, In : Ketonoidanlukko. 2013, 1, p. 17-19 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Tutkimusta viherkatoilla: Exactumin viherkatto

Translated title of the contribution: Research on green roofs: Experimental green roof in ExactumLehvävirta, S., Mesimäki, M., Gabrych, M. A. & Pervilä, M., 2013, In : Viides ulottuvuus-hankkeen koeviherkattoja esittelevä posterisarja.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Tutkimusta viherkatoilla: Ikanon koeviherkatto

Translated title of the contribution: Research on green roofs: Ikano experimental green roofLehvävirta, S., Mesimäki, M. & Gabrych, M. A., 2013, In : Viides ulottuvuus-hankkeen koeviherkattoja esittelevä posterisarja.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

2012

Botanic gardens are an invaluable asset in the era of climate change

Schulman, L., Kotze, D. J. & Lehvävirta, S., Mar 2012, EuroGardV: Botanic gardens in the age of climate change – supplementary proceedings. Schulman, L., Kotze, J. & Lehvävirta, S. (eds.). Finnish Museum of Natural History, p. 6-7 2 p. (Ulmus; no. 14).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientific

Closure of view to the urban matrix has positive effects on perceived restorativeness in urban forests in Helsinki, Finland

Hauru, K., Lehvavirta, S., Korpela, K. & Kotze, D. J., 30 Sep 2012, In : Landscape and Urban Planning. 107, 4, p. 361-369 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Dealing with varying detection probability, unequal sample sizes and clumped distributions in count data

Kotze, D. J., O'Hara, R. B. & Lehvävirta, S., 2012, In : PLoS One. 7, 7, p. 1-7 7 p.

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Effects of habitat edges and trampling on the distribution of ground beetles (Coleoptera, Carabidae) in urban forests

Kotze, D. J., Lehvävirta, S., Koivula, M., O'Hara, R. B. & Spence, J. R., 2012, In : Journal of Insect Conservation. 16, 6, p. 883-897 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Esiselvitys viherkattojen elinkaarianalyysistä ja kestävistä rakenneratkaisuista

Veuro, S., Mesimäki, M. & Lehvävirta, S., 21 Dec 2012, 27 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportProfessional

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EuroGard V: Botanic Gardens in the Age of Climate Change: Supplementary Proceedings

Schulman, L. (ed.), Kotze, J. (ed.) & Lehvävirta, S. (ed.), Mar 2012, Finnish Museum of Natural History. 90 p. (Ulmus; no. 14)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

Kattoniityt: viherkatot kaupunkialueilla

Translated title of the contribution: Rooftop meadows: green roofs in urban areasVilisics, F. & Lehvävirta, S., 2012, Kaupunkiniityt: Elinvoimaa elävästä perinnöstä. Klemola, H. (ed.). Varsinais-Suomen ELY-keskus, p. 27-33 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Spatial distribution of saplings in heavily worn urban forests: Implications for regeneration and management

Hauru, K., Niemi, A. & Lehvavirta, S., 2012, In : Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. 11, 3, p. 279-289 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

The assisted migration debate - Botanic gardens to the rescue?

Hällfors, M., Vaara, E. & Lehvävirta, S., Jan 2012, In : BGjournal. 9, 1, p. 21-24 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

2011

Botanic Gardens in the Age of Climate Change: Guest Editorial for BIOC Special Issue EuroGard V

Schulman, L. & Lehvavirta, S., Feb 2011, In : Biodiversity and Conservation. 20, 2, p. 217-220 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Värillä on väliä - katoillakin

Saarikivi, J. & Lehvävirta, S., 2011, In : Viherympäristö. 2011, 1, p. 14-16 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Quantifying the effects of trampling and habitat edges on forest understory vegetation - A field experiment

Hamberg, L., Malmivaara-Lamsa, M., Lehvavirta, S., O'Hara, R. & Kotze, D. J., 2010, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 91, 9, p. 1811-1820 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Species-richness patterns of the living collections of the world's botanic gardens: a matter of socio-economics?

Golding, J., Guesewell, S., Kreft, H., Kuzevanov, V. Y., Lehvavirta, S., Parmentier, I. & Pautasso, M., 2010, In : Annals of Botany. 105, p. 689-696 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Vegetation changes at sub-xeric urban forest edges in Finland – the effects of edge effect and trampling

Hamberg, L., Fedrowitz, K., Lehvävirta, S. & Kotze, D. J., 2010, In : Urban Ecosystems. 13, 4, p. 583-603 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2009

EuroGard V: Botanic Gardens in the Age of Climate Change: Programme, abstracts, and delegates

Lehvävirta, S. (ed.), Aplin, D. (ed.) & Schulman, L. (ed.), 2009, Helsinki: Botanic Garden of the University of Helsinki. 178 p. (Ulmus; no. 13)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

Forest edge structure as a shaping factor of understorey vegetation in urban forests in Finland

Hamberg, L., Lehvävirta, S. & Kotze, D. J., 2009, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 257, 2, p. 712-722 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

How to conduct comparative urban ecological research

Lehvävirta, S. & Kotze, D. J., 2009, Ecology of cities and towns: A Comparative Approach. McDonnell, M. J., Hahs, A. K. & Breuste, J. H. (eds.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, p. 530-548 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review