Team members

Marjut Rajasilta Docent, PhD

Areas of expertise:
Ecological aspects of spawning areas and population dynamics,
Reproductive biology and traits,
Lipids and Fatty acids,
Pelagic Ecosystem Dynamics

Jari Hänninen Docent, PhD

Areas of expertise:
Long-Term Time Series Analysis,
Pelagic Ecosystem Dynamics

Katja Mäkinen Senior researcher, PhD

Areas of expertise:
Ecological Significance of Iodine in Brackish Environments,
Long-Term Time Series Analysis,
Lipids and fatty acids,
Reproductive biology and traits,
Pelagic Ecosystem Dynamics

Johannes Sahlsten PhD researcher, MSc

Areas of expertise:
Corynosoma species in Baltic herring populations,
Trap net monitoring,
Baltic herring Population Identification and Migration
 

Aarne Lauerma Research assistant, MSc student

Thesis topic:
Maternal thyroid hormones, egg and larval traits

Saara Miinala MSc student

Thesis topic:
Mortality and loss of spawned Baltic herring eggs in the northern Airisto, Archipelago Sea

Laura Lammi BSc student

Thesis topic:

Characteristics and occurrence of mysis shrimps in the Archipelago Sea

Tuuli Lehtimäki BSc student

Thesis topic:

Zooplankton sampling methodology

Eino Nousiainen BSc student

Thesis topic: 

Male herring characteristics

Päivi Laine PhD, visiting researcher

Areas of expertise:
Ecological Aspects of Spawning Areas and Population Dynamics
Reproductive Biology and Traits

Previous team members

Researchers who have been part of our team in the past:

  • Jan Eklund, MSc
  • Mikael Elfving, MSc
  • Ilppo Vuorinen, Prof. emeritus
  • Petri Vahteri, MSc
  • Juha Kääriä, PhD
  • Kari Ranta-aho, MSc
  • + several summer interns and short-term project researchers