'Major research projects 1996-98'
Department of Ecological and Environmental Sciences
- 'Integrated system of drainage area water rehabilitation', 96-9/98, Funded (total 3.8 millions FIM) by EU's LIFE-programme, the City of Lahti and Univ. of Helsinki.
- 'Integrated lake water - landscape restoration and sustainable management', 3/96-98, Funded (1.2 millions FIM) by the Research Programme for the Restoration of Boreal Environments of the Academy of Finland. In collaboration with prof. Mirja Salkinoja-Salonen (Univ.Helsinki) and prof. Max Häggblom (Rutgers Univ., NJ, USA).
- 'Biodiversity and Humus in Forest Soil and Lake Sediment: Biogeochemical Mechanisms Regulating Biodiversity in Forest and Lake Ecosystems of the Boreal Zone', 7/97-99, Funded (total for the consortium, 2.1 millions FIM) by the Biodiversity Research Programme of the Academy of Finland; Research consortium: Prof. T. Kairesalo (coordinator), prof. Kielo Haahtela (Univ. Helsinki), Dr. Kirsten Jorgensen (Finnish Env.Inst.) and Dr. Kaarina Sivonen (Univ. Helsinki).
- 'Shallow Wetland Lake Function and Restoration in a Changing European Climate (SWALE)'; 10/1997-11/2000, Funded (1.2 millions FIM) by EC's 'Environment and Climate'-research programme. In collaboration with prof. Brian Moss (coordinator of the whole project; England), prof. Ellen van Donk and Marten Scheffer (Holland), Dr. Lars-Anders Hansson (Sweden), prof. Rosa Miracle-Sole and prof. Margarita Fernandez (Spain),
- 'Impact of Climate Change on Carbon Flux in Freshwater Ecosystems (CLIMFRESH)'; 3/98-3/2001, Funded (1.8 millions FIM) by EC's 'Environment and Climate'-research programme. In collaboration with prof. Morten Sondergaard (coordinator of the whole project; Denmark), Dr. Stephen Maberly (England), and Dr. Michiel Hootsmans (Holland).
- ‘Production and carbon allocation by littoral macrophytes and algal communitites and their role in the CH4 synthesis and release’ (1/1998-12/2000). Funded (0.7 million FIM for the Department of Ecological and Environmental Sciences)) by the Academy of Finland. Part of the consortium ‘Radiatively important trace gas fluxes in boreal lakes’ (together with the University of Joensuu, University of Kuopio and National Health Institute).