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Division of Biogeoscience
Division of Geology and Geochemistry
Division of Urban Geograpahy and Regional Studies
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P.O. Box 64
(Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2a)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki

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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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Juha Karhu

KarhuProfessor of Geology and Mineralogy
–Geochemistry and Hydrogeology specializationline

Department of Geosciences and Geography
P.O.Box 64 (Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2a)
FIN-00014 University of Helsinki

puh: 09-191 50834
fax 09-191 50826
sposti:  juha.karhu@helsinki.fi

Department Head 2002–2006

Teaching responcibilities

  • Geochemistry
  • Isotope geology
  • Hydrogeology

Current Research topics

  • Precambrian carbon cycle
  • Fractiation of the oxygen and hydrogen isotopes in hydrological cycle
  • Isotopepaleothermometry
  • Strontium and oxygen isotope compostion in the mammalian teeth as an indicator of enviromental aspects.

Duties at university and in science administration

  • Vicepresident of the board (Department of Seismology) 2002–2004,
    president 2005–2006
  • Vicepresident of the National geological commitee of Finland 2005–2006
  • Member of the election board of the University of Helsinki 2003–2005,
    vicepresident 2006–2008
  • Helsingin yliopiston yhteistoimintaneuvoston jäsen 2004–2006

Muu toiminta

  • Suomen geologisen seuran hallituksen varapuheenjohtaja 2003,
    puheenjohtaja 2004
  • Professoriliiton Helsingin yliopiston osaston johtokunnan jäsen 2003–2005,
    sihteeri 2005–2006
  • Professoriliiton valtuuston jäsen 2005–2006
  • Professorien akavalainen luottamusmies 2004–2006