Division of Biogeoscience
Division of Geology and Geochemistry
Division of Urban Geograpahy and Regional Studies
Study Office

P.O. Box 64
(Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2a)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki

Department Office
Institute of Seismology

P.O. Box 68
(Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2b)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki

phone +358 294 1911 (university exchange)
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Division of Geology and Geochemistry

Kuva: Ville Rinne

The Division of Geology and Geochemistry is located at the Kumpula campus, on the ground floor of the Physicum building, in the C-wing.

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Academy research fellows

Postdoctoral researchers

kuva Berni, Gabriel, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral researcher
+358 2941 50709, +35850 448 7290
Teaching and research: mammal paleontology, paleoclimatology, ecomorphology, past ecosystems, form and function of teeth
kuva Fusswinkel, Tobias, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral researcher
+358 2941 50805
Heinonen Heinonen, Aku, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral researcher
+358 2941 50802
Research: Proterozoic massif-type anorthosites, igneous petrology and isotope geochemistry
Hyttinen Hyttinen, Outi, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral researcher
+358 2941 50840
Teaching: sedimentoloy
Researh: Baltic Ice Lake & clay varves
luoto Luoto, Tomi, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral researcher
+358 2941 50823
Teaching: Quaternary geology, sedimentology, paleolimnology
Reseach: paleoclimatology, paleolimnology, paleoecology
Säilä Säilä, Laura K., Ph.D.
Postdoctoral researcher
+358 2941 51548
Research: vertebrate palaeontology, phylogenetics, palaeotaxonomy

Doctoral Students, visiting researchers

Andersson, Stefan.
02941 51593, 050 448 8563
tutkimus: Hydrogeological Modelling and Environmental Geology
Howett Howett, Peter, M.Sc.
Doctoral Student
+358 2941 50830
Research: Hydrogeological Modelling and Environmental Geology
Kalliomäki, Henrik, FM
Doctoral Student
+358 2941 50803
Research: geochemistry, experimental petrology, orogenic gold-lode systems
Karme Karme, Aleksis, M.Sc.
Doctoral Student
+358 2941 51203
Teaching: Björn Kurtén Club, fossil recognition, ecomorphology
Research: dental morphology, GIS- and 3D-methods, paleontology and paleoecology
photo Kotilainen, Anna, M.Sc.
Doctoral Student
+358 2941 50791
Research: Isotope geochemical study of migmatization and granitoid magmatism of the Vaasa complex, western Finland
photo Kuosmanen, Niina, M.Sc.
Doctoral Student
+358 2941 51205
Teaching: Pollen Anaysis
Research: Paleoecology

Michallik, Radoslaw, M.Sc.
Doctoral Student
+358 2941 50841
Electron Microprobe Operator
Research: Geochemical study of granitic pegmatite systems

kuva Niinikoski, Paula, M.Sc.
Doctoral Student
+358 2941 51719
Teaching: hydrogeology, geochemistry
Research: isotope hydrogeology
Oksman Oksman, Mimmi, M.Sc.
Doctoral Student
+358 2941 51088
Research: Arctic paleoceanography
Rantala Rantala, Marttiina, M.Sc.
Doctoral Student
+358 9 191 50818
Research: paleolimnology, geochemistry
photo Rautio, Anne, M.Sc.
Doctoral Student
+358 2941 50814
Research: Groundwater-surface water interactions in lacustrine and riverine environments
Saarinen Saarinen, Juha, M.Sc.
Doctoral Student
+358 2941 51206
Teaching: Mammal ecomorphology and osteology, Fossil recognition
Research: Palaeoecology of Neogene mammal communities
Sahlstedt Sahlstedt, Elina, M.Sc.
Doctoral Student
+358 2941 50832
Teaching: geochemistry, isotope geology
Research: paleohydrogeology, stable isotope geochemistry
Salminen Shang, Yuan, M.Sc.
Doctoral Student
+358 2941 51108
Research: Sedimentology Stratigraphy, Red Clay, Neogene
Zhang, Yurui, M.Sc.
Doctoral Student
+358 2941 50892
Research:Paleoclimatology and climate modelling