Johanna Eklund

Doctoral student

  • Institution University of Helsinki
  • Department/faculty Department of Biosciences

Jani Heino

Senior Research Scientist

  • Institution Finnish Environment Institute
  • Department/faculty Freshwater Centre

I am an ecologist-biogeographer interested in biodiversity of all kinds of organisms inhabiting the Earth. My research focuses on both aquatic and terrestrial systems, ranging from topics like rarity through taxon, functional and phylogenetic biodiversity patterns to ecosystem functions. I am currently working as Senior Research Scientist at the Finnish Environment Institute's Freshwater Centre.

Heimo Mikkola

Chief Advisor

  • Institution University of Eastern Finland
  • Department/faculty Department of Biology

Anna Repo

Research Scientist (post doc)

  • Institution Natural Resource Institute Finland

The overarching aim of my research is to develop new, sustainable forest management practices and policies that can pave the way for energy transition, climate change mitigation and adaptation, without compromising ecosystem services or the implementation of biodiversity targets. I have expertise in dynamic forest carbon cycle modeling, systems analysis, climate impact assessment, ecosystem service and biodiversity modeling as well as in policies related to climate change mitigation and the sustainability of bioenergy.

Kaarina Sivonen

Project leader (P.I.)

  • Institution University of Helsinki
  • Department/faculty Department of Food and Environmental Sciences