Scientific publications

A - Peer-reviewed scientific publications


Lintunen, K. Kasvi, E., Uvo, C. & Alho, P. (2024). Changes in the discharge regime of Finnish rivers. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies 53. DOI. A1.

Blåfield, L., Marttila, H., Kasvi, E. & Alho, P. (2024). Temporal shift of hydroclimatic regime and its influence on migration of a high latitude meandering river. Journal of Hydrology 633. DOI. A1.

Vázquez-Tarrío, D., Ruiz-Villanueva, V., Garrote, J., Benito, G., Calle, M., Lucía, A., Díez-Herrero, A. (2024). Effects of sediment transport on flood hazards: Lessons learned and remaining challenges. Geomorphology 446, 108976. DOI. A1,

Rabanaque, M.P., Martínez-Fernández, V., Calle, M., Castillo, O., Benito, G. (2024). Spatio-temporal analysis of geomorphic recovery along an altered ephemeral stream using automated image processing. Geomorphology 450, 109069. DOI. A1.


Lima, F., Blanco-Sepúlveda, R., Calle, M., Andújar, D. (2023). Reconstruction of historical soil surfaces and estimation of soil erosion rates with mound measurements and UAV photogrammetry in Mediterranean olive groves. Geoderma 440, 116708.
DOI. A1.


Lotsari, E., Lintunen, K., Kasvi, E., Alho, P. and Blåfield, L. (2022). The impacts of near-bed flow characteristics on river bed sediment transport under ice-covered conditions in 2016–2021. Journal of Hydrology 615. DOI.  A1.

Gonzales-Inca, C., Calle, M., Croghan, D., Torabi Haghighi, A., Marttila, H., Silander, J. and Alho, P. (2022).  Geospatial Artificial Intelligence (GeoAI) in the Integrated Hydrological and Fluvial Systems Modeling: Review of Current Applications and Trends. Water 14. DOI. A1.


Nylén, T., Tolvanen, H. and Suominen, T. (2021). Scalability of Water Property Measurements in Space and Time on a Brackish Archipelago Coast. Applied Sciences, 11: 15, 1-16. DOI. A1.

Salmela, J., Saarni, S., Blåfield, L., Katainen, M., Kasvi, E. and Alho, P. (2021). Comparison of cold season sedimentation dynamics in the non-tidal estuary of the Northern Baltic Sea. Marine Geology. DOI. A1.

Blåfield, L., Alho, P. and Kirkkala, T. (2021). Bathymetric mapping and hydraulic modelling as a dredging planning tool: case Eurajoki River. Terra, 133: 2, 77-94. DOI. A1.


Salmela, J., Kasvi, E. and Alho, P. (2020). River plume and sediment transport seasonality in a non-tidal semi-enclosed brackish water estuary of the Baltic Sea. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 245. DOI. A1.

Calle, M., Calle, J., Alho, P. and Benito, G. (2020). Inferring sediment transfers and functional connectivity of rivers from repeat topographic surveys. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 45(3), pp.681-693. DOI. A1.

Lotsari, E., Dietze, M., Kämäri, M., Alho, P. and Kasvi, E. (2020). Macro-Turbulent Flow and Its Impacts on Sediment Transport Potential of a Subarctic River during Ice-Covered and Open-Channel Conditions. Water, 12(7), p.1874. DOI. A1

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A1 – Journal article – refereed
A2 – Review article
A3 – Book chapter
A4 – Conference proceedings

B - Non-refereed scientific publications

Niemelä, P., Tolvanen, H., Rönka, M., Kellomäki, S., Krug, J., Schurgers, G., Lehikoinen, E. and Kalliola, R. (2015). Environmental Impacts-Coastal Ecosystems, Birds and Forests. In book: Second Assessment of Climate Change for the Baltic Sea Basin. (2015). Regional Climate Studies. DOI. B2.

Tolvanen, H., Kalliola, R., Luhtala, H. & Suominen, T. (2014). Rannikkomaantiedettä Saaristomerellä – maisemia merenpinnan molemmilta puolilta. In book: Seili – Saaristomeren tutkimusta 50 vuotta. Seili Archipelago Research Institute Publications. B2.

Alho, P. (2011). Parempien paikkatietoaineistojen äärellä hydrologisessa tutkimuksessa? Vesitalous. B1.

B1 – Unrefereed journal articles
B2 – Book section
B3 – Unrefereed conference proceedings

D - Publications intended for professional communities

Alho, P., Blåfield, L., Lintunen, K., Calle, M., Gonzales-Inca, C. and Kasvi, E. (2022). Digitaalinen siirtymä virtavesien tutkimuksessa (Digital transition in river research). Vesitalous 4/2022.

Holzhüter, W., Schiele, K., von Thenen, M., Maack, L., Luhtala, H., Viška, M. and Strāķe, S. (2019). Database including spatial data on ecosystem services and (anthropogenic) pressures. BONUS BASMATI. Deliverable 3.2. PDF. D4.

Nylén, T., Tolvanen, H., Erkkilä-Välimäki, A. and Roose, M. (2019). Guide for cross-border spatial data analysis in Maritime Spatial Planning. Publications of the Department of Geography and Geology of University of Turku. D4.

Pöntynen, R., Erkkilä-Välimäki, A., Nylén, T., Varjopuro, R., Nieminen, H., Lähteenmäki-Uutela, A., Pohjola, T., Uusitalo, H., Törrönen, J.,  Kuris, M., Tolvanen, H., Peterson, A. and Laamanen, L. (2018). Plan4Blue Scenarios for Blue Growth: Qualitative analysis based on expert opinions. Suomen ympäristökeskuksen julkaisuja. D4.

Giacometti, A., Kull, M., Moodie, JR., Morf, A., Kaae, BC., Schiele, K., von Thenen, M., Reiter, IM., Schröder, L., Hansen, HS., Dahl, K., Luhtala, H., Erkkilä-Välimäki, A., Armoskaite, A., Strake S. (2018). Thematic Scoping/Vision Document: report outlining the main conflict and potential synergy areas in crossborder MSP. BONUS BASMATI Deliverable 2.2. PDF. D4.

Schiele, K., Holzhüter, W., von Thenen, M., Luhtala, H., Strāķe, S., Viška, M., Pakalniete, K., Koski, C., Morf, A. (2018). Requirements for data to be used in marine spatial planning. BONUS BASMATI Deliverable 3.1. PDF. D4.

Strāķe, S., Aigars, J., Viška, M., Pakalniete, K., Puriņa, I., von Thenen, M., Schiele, K., Luhtala, H., Erkkilä-Välimäki, A., Tolvanen, H. and Koski, C. (2018). BONUS BASMATI Specifications for case study designs. Deliverable 6.2. BONUS Baltic Organisations’ Network for Funding Science EEIG. PDF. D4.

Holopainen, M., Tokola, T., Vastaranta, M., Heikkilä, J., Huitu, H., Laamanen, R. and Alho, P. (2015). Geoinformatiikka luonnonvarojen hallinnassa. Helsingin yliopiston metsätieteiden laitoksen julkaisuja. D5.

D4 – Published development or research report or study
D5 – Text book, professional manual or guide or a dictionary

O - Other publications

Erkkilä-Välimäki, A., Luhtala, H. and Tolvanen, H. (2018). BONUS BASMATI Communication and dissemination plan. Deliverable 7.1. PDF. O2.

Erkkilä-Välimäki, A., Luhtala, H., Tolvanen, H., Strāķe, S., Puriņa, I., Pakalniete, K.,  Schiele, K. and von Thenen, M. (2017). BONUS BASMATI Specification of requirements on data and modelling needs. Deliverable 6.1. PDF. O2.

Koski, C., Dost, Ü., Reiter, I., Schrøder, L., von Thenen, M., Schiele, K., Viška, M., Pakalnīete, K., Strāķe, S., Erkkilä-Välimäki, A., Luhtala, H., Tolvanen, H., Hansen H. S. and Oksanen, J.

User Requirements for Spatial Decision Support Systems in Maritime Spatial Planning. BONUS BASMATI Deliverable 5.1, November 2017. O2.

Nylén, T. and Tolvanen, H. (2017). Collection of contemporary Gulf of Finland maps for scenario building. PDF. O2.

Nylén, T. and Tolvanen, H. (2017). Guidelines for harmonising, producing and managing crossborder spatial data. PDF. O2.

Nylén, T. and Tolvanen, H. (2017). Guidelines for identifying and sharing relevant spatial data in MSP. Cross-border case. PDF. O2.

Nylén, T. and Tolvanen, H. (2017). Inventory report of MSP-relevant spatial data and its quality. Cross-border case study: primary data and providers. PDF. O2.

Salmela, J., Kasvi, E., Alho, P. (2017). High resolution mapping of riffle-pool dynamics based on ADCP and close-range remote sensing data. PDF. O2.

O2 – Other publications