Members of our group.
Anu Kaakinen

PI, Academy research fellow, PhD


  • Clastic sedimentology, stratigraphy
  • Evolution of Eurasian terrestrial environments
  • Wind-blown dust in East Asia
  • History of East Asian Monsoon
  • Hominoid paleoenvironments

Room B119

University of Helsinki Reseach Portal

Joonas Wasiljeff

Doctoral student, MSc

  • Impacts to the East Asian terrestrial paleoenvironments across the Eocene-Oligocene climatic transition
  • Paleo- and environmental magnetism, geochemistry, stable isotope geochemistry, X-ray methods

Room B124

University of Helsinki Research Portal

Katja Bohm

Doctoral student, MSc

  • Source and extent of the late Neogene aeolian Red Clay deposits of East Asia
  • Geochemistry, geochronology, paleomagnetism

Room C118

University of Helsinki Research Portal

Piritta Stark

Master’s student, BSc

  • geochemistry, geochronology, paleoclimatology, sedimentology