Student advisers Studies at the department Contact Information

Department of Environmental Sciences
P.O. Box 65 (Viikinkaari 1)
00014 University of Helsinki

Niemenkatu 73
15140 Lahti

Staff and administration at the Department of Environmental Sciences

When seeking a person you can check the staff directory (Mainari) or the research directory (TUHAT)


The department is divided into three sections:

  • Aquatic sciences (Viikki)
  • Environmental ecology (Lahti)
  • Environmental change and policy (Viikki)

The department has a steering group with nine members. Staff members are listed in Finnish: aquatic sciences, environmental ecology, environmental change and policy.


Head of the department (1.10.2016-)

University lecturer Anne Ojala
Niemenkatu 73, 15140 LAHTI

+358-2941 20340 ja 0503160558


Hannu Lehtonen

Vice head

Professor in aquatic science
Hannu Lehtonen
Bio centre 3, room 4416
Viikinkaari 1, POB 65
00014 University of Helsinki
Tel: +358-9-191 58468


Professors in charge

Jukka Horppila

Aquatic sciences:

Professor Jukka Horppila
Bio centre 3, room 4714
Viikinkaari 1, POB 65
00014 University of Helsinki
Tel: +358-9-191 58473

Rauni Strömmer

Environmental ecology:

Professor Rauni Strömmer
Niemenkatu 73, 15140 Lahti
Tel: +358-9-1912 0313

Sirkku Manninen

Environmental change and policy:

University lecturer, Adjunct professor Sirkku Manninen
Ympäristötalo, room 2030
Viikinkaari 2a, P.O. Box 65
00014 University of Helsinki
Tel. +358 2941 59101