Climate change

Mari-Linda Harju-Oksanen´s doctoral thesis concerns climate change and sustainable use of natural resources. Research is funded by scholarship and lasts until year 2015. (Faculty of Law)

Department of Economics and Forest Sciences research is focused on agri-environmental economics and water quality management, climate change and emission trading and fisheries research. Read more from department´s research site. (Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry)

Janne Hukkinen´s research: "Risk governance of carbon dioxide capture and storage (RICCS)." Research is funded by the Academy of Finland and lasts until 2014. Collaboration partner is Aalto University. (Faculty of Social Sciences / Biological and Environmental Sciences)

Anja Nygren´s research: "New forms of environmental governance: Managing the risks and vulnerabilities related to climate change in Southern cities." Research is funded by the Academy of Finland, Helsinki University and Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco (UJAT), México. (Faculty of Social Sciences)

Environmental Research Unit (ECRU), headed by Atte Korhola central research theme is the development and application of empirical, computational and modeling tools to detect global environmental changes and to analyse their ecological and societal impacts. ECRU is particularly interested in longer-term climatic changes and works mostly on arctic environments. Read more about ECRU. (Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences)

Division of Atmospheric Sciences, leaded by Markku Kulmala is known for it´s research concerning effects of atmospheric aerosols on the climate and human health, the microphysics of clouds and the connections between the biosphere, aerosols, clouds and the climate. Read more about FCoE. (Faculty of Science)

Department of Geosciences and Geography and its research field: "processes of evolution and biodiversity" concerns especially mammal faunas and vegetation of the past , separately as well as in interaction with each other and with the changing climate. Read more form department´s research site (Faculty of Science)

Department of Geosciences and Geography and its research field: "environment and climate" is focused on global changes caused by natural factors as well as consequence of human actions (climate change for instance). Time scale is from past history to the future. Read more from department´s research site. (Faculty of Science)

Environmental research at Department of Forest Sciences concentrates on the interactions between climate change and forest and peatland ecosystems and also the economic-ecological models of forest conservation. Read more from department´s research site. (Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry)

 

Read also about HENVI´s new research program: Forests and Climate Change

 

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