Environmental policy

Ari Ekroos´s research: "Innovative practices and technologies for developing sustainable aquaculture in the Baltic Sea region" (Aquabest). Research is funded by EU (Baltic Sea program) and cooperation partner is Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute. (Faculty of Law)

The Viikki Tropical Resources Institute (VITRI) carries out research on forests and related natural resources in tropical and developing countries. (Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry)

Tiina Korvela´s doctoral thesis related to judicial guidance of field cultivation. Research is funded by Koneen säätiö for season 2011-2014. (Faculty of Law)

Janne Hukkinen´s research (cooperation partner Marja-Liisa Riekkola from department of Chemistry): "Innovative environmental regulation with expanded expertise: Integration of facts and values in expert deliberation over environmental monitoring in the Baltic Sea" (RegEx). Research is funded by Maj and Tor Nessling Foundation. (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)

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)

Jussi Pakkasvirta´s research: "Policies and Practices of Tourism Industry – A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Study on Central America" (POLITOUR). Research is funded by The Academy of Finland and it lasts until year 2014. See the POLITOUR poster. (Faculty of Social Sciences)

Jussi Pakkasvirta´s research: "Risks and Vulnaribity Network: Social Strategies of Prevention and Adaptation" (RedRiesgoResiliencia). Research is funded by EU and FONCICYT (Mexico). Read more about RedRiesgoResiliencia. (Faculty of Social Sciences)

Sirpa Tani´s research: "Dwelling with the City: Children and Young People as Participating Residents." Research is funded by The Academy of Finland for season 2011-2015. (Faculty of Behavioural Sciences)

Anna Uitto is responsible of the research: "Factors behind pupils’ and teachers’ sustainable actions" which is part of the project: "Sustainable Food Education for Self-Efficacy Development – SEED –How to encourage future citizens to act for a sustainable society."Cooperation partners are University of Oulu and MTT. Research is funded by The Academy of Finland. Read more about SEED. (Faculty of Behavioural Sciences)

Urban ecology research group, headed by Jari Niemelä, concentrates several themes of urban ecology and also nature biodiversity and conservation issues. Research is strongly multidisciplinary linking natural sciences and social sciences. Read more about urban ecology group (Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences)

Fisheries and Environmental Management Group (FEM), leaded by Sakari Kuikka, focuses on the interaction between ecosystems and human society. Research interests cover decision analysis of renewable resources and biodiversity and identification and quantification of risks in the use of natural resources for instance. read more about the FEM. (Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences)

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)

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. Cooperation partner is Aalto University. (Faculty of Social Sciences / Biological and Environmental Sciences)

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)

 

Read also about HENVI´s new research program: Forests and climate change

 

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