Professor, leader
Physical geography

  • Species distribution modelling
  • Climate change impact modelling
  • Modelling of Earth system processes
  • Biogeography and macroecology
  • Arctic environmental change

Department of Geosciences and Geography
Division of Biogeoscience
P.O. Box 64 (Physicum, Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2a, room A136)
00014 University of Helsinki
FINLAND

Phone: +35844 2727327

miska.luoto@helsinki.fi

Post doc, PhD

My research is focused on the palaeoclimate of the Late Quaternary period.

Department of Geosciences and Geography
Division of Biogeoscience
P.O. Box 64 (Physicum, Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2a)
00014 University of Helsinki
FINLAND

sakari.salonen@helsinki.fi

Post doc & research scientist,  PhD

My research is focused on local climate variation and cold-region land surface processes.

Department of Geosciences and Geography
Division of Biogeoscience
P.O. Box 64 (Physicum, Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2a)
00014 University of Helsinki
FINLAND

juha.aalto@helsinki.fi

Post doc, PhD

My research is focused on incorporating biotic interactions to the predictions of arctic and alpine vegetation distribution.

Department of Ecology and Evolution
University of Lausanne
UNIL Sorge
Le Biophore
CH - 1015 Lausanne
Switzerland

heidi.mod@helsinki.fi
heidi.mod@unil.ch

PhD candidate, MSc

In my PhD I study geospatial modelling of refugia and the climate change resilience of high-latitude ecosystems.

Department of Geosciences and Geography
Division of Biogeoscience
P.O. Box 64 (Physicum, Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2a, room B116)
00014 University of Helsinki
FINLAND

annina.k.niskanen@helsinki.fi

PhD candidate, MSc

In my PhD I focus on the potential of high-resolution remote sensing for ground surface conditions modelling.

Department of Geosciences and Geography
Division of Biogeoscience
P.O. Box 64 (Physicum, Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2a, room B116)
00014 University of Helsinki
FINLAND

henri.riihimaki@helsinki.fi

PhD candidate, MSc

In my PhD I focus on remote sensing of changing snow dynamics and exploring its effects on Arctic vegetation.

Department of Geosciences and Geography
Division of Biogeoscience
P.O. Box 64 (Physicum, Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2a, room B116)
00014 University of Helsinki
FINLAND

pekka.niittynen@helsinki.fi

PhD candidate, MSc

In my PhD I focus on carbon cycling in a changing tundra environment.

Department of Geosciences and Geography
Division of Biogeoscience
P.O. Box 64 (Physicum, Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2a, B116)
00014 University of Helsinki
FINLAND

anna-maria.virkkala@helsinki.fi

PhD candidate, MSc

In my PhD I study soil moisture changes and its ecosystem effects.

Department of Geosciences and Geography
Division of Biogeoscience
P.O. Box 64 (Physicum, Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2a, room A116)
00014 University of Helsinki
FINLAND

julia.kemppinen@helsinki.fi

PhD candidate, MSc

I am interested in the role of species interactions in structuring arctic vegetation and the consequences of global change for arctic ecosystem functioning.

Department of Geosciences and Geography
Division of Biogeoscience
P.O. Box 64 (Physicum, Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2a)
00014 University of Helsinki
FINLAND

konsta.happonen@helsinki.fi

PhD candidate, MSc

Department of Geosciences and Geography
Division of Biogeoscience
P.O. Box 64 (Physicum, Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2a, room A116)
00014 University of Helsinki
FINLAND

liangzhi.chen@helsinki.fi