Environmental history

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)

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: "society, culture and developed environment" environmental research centers on the research of sustainable community and multicultural urban nature. Read more from 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 future. Read more from department´s research site. (Faculty of Science)

Heikki Vuorinen´s research related to history of contributing to human health and preventing sicknesses. (Faculty of Medicine)

Panu Pihkala´s doctoral thesis: "Joseph Sitter and Ecumenical Ecotheology." Research is funded by the Evangelical Lutheran Church Research Centre of Finland and cooperation partner is European Forum for the Study of Religion and Ecology for instance. (Faculty of Theology)

 

Read also about HENVI´s new research program: Multidisciplinary Baltic Sea-research

 

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