Associate Professor

Process-based forest ecosystem modelling

Research interests:
1) Hydrology, biogeochemistry and forest production on forested peatlands,
2) Modelling of nutrient fluxes in catchment scale
3) Environmental effects of forestry and new methods for water protection
4) Biochar in water purification

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Contact info


Faculty of Science and Forestry, School of Forest Sciences



+358 50 452 4685


Teaching Activities

Forest ecosystem modelling, concepts and applications (3513170 A,B,C ) Forest soil hydrology (3513169 A,B)

Research groups and research projects

+ Methane and soil - tree networks: Adding dimensions to greenhouse-gas studies , Academy of Finland 2019-2023 - Task: consortium PI + Self-heating in drying and quality management of wood chip piles - HAIKU, ERDF, Business Finland, 2020-2022 - Task: project PI + Biochar, circular economy and water protection in forestry, Marjatta and Eino Kolli Foundation, 2018-2020 - Task: PhD supervisor, mathematical modelling + Biochar - a new water protection method for acid sulphate soils, Maa- ja vesitekniikan tuki, 2020 - 2021 - Task: PhD supervisor, mathematical modelling + Peatland simulator: a new tool to balance wood production and negative environmental effects in peatland forestry, Research collaboration between UEF, Natural Resources Institute Finland, and University of Helsinki, 2018 -> - Task: PI, Main developer + Modern simulation models for restoration of tropical peatlands, mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions and optimization of plant production, Research collaboration between UEF, Natural Resources Institute Finland, and Winrock International, 2018 -> - Task: PI, PhD supervisor, main developer + Reducing the Effects of Forest Management to inland Waters (REFORMWATER) , Water-JPI, SA, - - Task: Mathematical modelling + Cascading carbon flow in managed forested catchments (CASCAS) - Task: Modelling

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