Aerosol Physics Research Group

The research carried out in the Aerosol Physics Group focuses on atmospheric aerosols, which are liquid or solid particles suspended in air. The group studies how atmospheric aerosols form and transform in the atmosphere and the role they play in the Earth's climate through their interactions wit...

Antti Erkkilä

Researcher, Department of Geographical and Historical Studies

Biogeochemistry research group

Biogeochemistry research group (BGC) focuses on studying the effects of climate change and land-use change on the biogeochemical cycles and on dynamics of gases important in the atmosphere. The conducted research spans various scales from molecules to ecosystems to landscape.

BORFOR

Forests, Global Change and Bioeconomy (BORFOR) – UEF International Top Level Research Area

(Leaders: prof. Heli Peltola, School of Forest Sciences and prof. Riitta Julkunen-Tiitto (until 31.12.2018), Dept. of Environmental and Biological Sciences, UEF)

Department of Geographical and Historical Studies

Our research is focussed on the mutual impacts of space, time and the environment. We emphasise that these research themes are marked by socio-cultural, as well as spatial characteristics, and regularly reflect transnational and comparative approaches. Both qualitative and quantitative methodolog...

Environmental Ecology Research Group

Environmental ecophysiology research has focus on the climate change effects on northern plants and ecosystems. During recent years we have studied the effects of increasing ozone (O3), carbon dioxide (CO2) UV-B radiation and temperature on the performance of boreal tree species and peatland ecos...