A1 (Peer-reviewed international papers)


Corti, G., Nencini, R., Skyttä, P., 2020. Modelling the influence of pre-existing brittle fabrics on the development and architecture pull-apart basins. Journal of Structural Geology 131.


Piippo, S., Skyttä, P. ja Kloppenburg, A. 2019. Linkage of crustal deformation between the Archaean basement and the Proterozoic cover in the Peräpohja area, northern Fennoscandia. Precambrian Research 324, 285–302.

Skyttä, P., Piippo, S., Kloppenburg, A. ja Corti, G. 2019. 2.45 Ga break-up of the Archaean continent in Northern Fennoscandia: Rifting dynamics and the role of inherited structures within the Archaean basement. Precambrian Research 324, 303–323.

Ojala, A.E.K., Mattila, J., Hämäläinen, J., Sutinen, R., 2019. Lake sediment evidence of paleoseismicity: timing and spatial occurrence of late- and postglacial earthquakes in Finland. Tectonophysics.

Ojala, A.E.K., Mattila, J., Markovaara-Koivisto, M., Ruskeeniemi, T., Palmu, J.-P., Sutinen, R., 2019. Distribution and morphology of landslides in northern Finland: An analysis of postglacial seismic activity. Geomorphology 326, 190-201.

Mattila, J., Ojala, A.E.K., Ruskeeniemi, T., Palmu, J.-P., Aaltonen, I., Käpyaho, A., Lindberg, A., Sutinen, R., 2019. Evidence of multiple slip events on postglacial faults in northern Fennoscandia. Quaternary Science Reviews 215, 242-252.

Mattila, J. & Follin, S., 2019. Does in situ state of stress affect fracture flow in crystalline settings? Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 124.

Ojala, A.E.K., Mattila, J., Ruskeeniemi, T., Palmu, J.-P., Nordbäck, N., Kuva, J., Sutinen, R., 2019. Postglacial reactivation of the Suasselkä PGF complex in SW Finnish Lapland. International Journal of Earth Sciences, Volume 108, Issue 3, 1049–1065


Ruskeeniemi T., Engström J., Lehtimäki J., Vanhala H., Korhonen K., Kontula A., Claesson Liljedahl L., Näslund J-O. & Pettersson R., 2018. Subglacial permafrost evidencing re-advance of the Greenland Ice Sheet over frozen ground. Quartenary Science Reviews 199, p. 174-187.

Skyttä, P., Torvela, T., 2018. Brittle reactivation of ductile precursor structures: the role of incomplete structural transposition at a nuclear waste disposal site, Olkiluoto, Finland. Journal of Structural Geology 116, 253–259.

Ojala, A.E.K., Mattila, J., Virtasalo, J., Kuva, J., Luoto, T.P., 2018. Seismic deformation of varved sediments in southern Fennoscandia at 7400 cal BP. Tectonophysics 744, 58–71.


Lindqvist, T., Skyttä, P., Koivisto, E., Häkkinen, T., Somervuori, P., 2017. Delineating the network of brittle structures with geotechnical, structural and reflection seismic data, Kevitsa open pit, northern Finland. GeoResJ 13, 159–174.

Malehmir, A., Tryggvason, A., Wijns, C., Koivisto, E., Lindqvist, T., Skyttä, P., Montonen, M., 2017. ”Why 3D seismic data are assets for both exploration and mine planning? Tomography example of Kevitsa Ni-Cu-PGE deposit, northern Finland”. Geopysics 83, B33 – B46.

Ojala, A.E.K., Mattila, J., Ruskeeniemi, T., Palmu, J.P., Lindberg, A., Hänninen, P., Sutinen, R., 2017. Postglacial seismic activity along the Isovaara–Riikonkumpu fault complex. Global and Planetary Change 157, 59–72.


Nikkilä, K., Mänttäri, I., Nironen, M., Eklund, O., & Korja, A. (2016). Three stages to form a large batholith after terrane accretion–An example from the Svecofennian orogen. Precambrian Research281, 618-638.


Nikkilä, K., Korja, A., Koyi, H., & Eklund, O. (2015). Analog modeling of one-way gravitational spreading of hot orogens–A case study from the Svecofennian orogen, Fennoscandian Shield. Precambrian research268, 135-152.

A3 (Book Chapters)

Skyttä, P., Weihed, P., Högdahl, K., Bergman, S., Stephens, M.B.S., 2020. Paleoproterozoic (2.0–1.8 Ga) syn-orogenic sedimentation, magmatism and mineralization in the Bothnia–Skellefteålithotectonic unit, Svecokarelian orogen. In: STEPHENS, M.B. & BERGMAN WEIHED, J. (eds) 2020. Sweden: Lithotectonic Framework, Tectonic Evolution and Mineral Resources. Geological Society, London, Memoirs, 50, 83–130,

Korja, A., Heikkinen, P. J., Tiira, T., & Nikkilä, K. M. (2018). FIRE3&3a. Atlas of Structural Geological Interpretation from Seismic Images. John Wiley & Sons, 205-208. doi:10.1002/9781119158332.ch40

Bauer, T., Skyttä, P., Hermansson, T., Dehghannejad, M., Tavakoli, S., 2015. The Skellefte District. In P. Weihed (Ed.), 3D, 4D and Predictive Modelling of Major Mineral Belts in Europe . Springer (Mineral Resource Reviews ), pp. 93-121.

PhD theses

Nikkilä, K., 2016. Analog models of the lateral spreading of a thick three-layer crust: implications for the Svecofennian orogen in Finland. Åbo Akademi University

Mattila, J., 2015. Genesis and evolution of brittle structures in Southwestern Finland and Western Africa. Insights into fault reactivation, fluid flow and structural maturity in Precambrian Cratons. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Turku.

Skyttä, P., 2007. Svecofennian crustal evolution in the Uusimaa Belt area, SW Finland. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Turku.

MSc theses

Piippo, S. 2018. Rakennegeologinen kehitys ja deformaation jakautuminen paleoproterotsooisella Peräpohjan vyöhykkeellä (Structural evolution and strain partitioning within the Palaeoproterozoic Peräpohja Belt, northern Finland). Master’s thesis, Faculty of Science, University of Helsinki, 48 p. (in Finnish, abstract in English).

Technical reports

Ojala, A.E.K., Mattila, J., Ruskeeniemi, T., Markovaara-Koivisto, Palmu, J.-P., Nordbäck, N., Lindberg, A., Aaltonen, I., Savunen, J., Sutinen, R., 2019. Postglacial faults in Finland – a review of PGSdyn project results. POSIVA Report 2019-01, Posiva Oy, Eurajoki

Nordbäck, N. & Mattila. J, 2018. Brittle Fault Systems of the ONKALO Underground Research Facility. Posiva Working Report WR 2018-20. Posiva Oy, Eurajoki.

Aaltonen, I. (ed.), Engström, J., Front, K., Gehör, S., Kosunen, P., Kärki, A., Paananen, M., Paulamäki, S., Mattila, J. 2016. Geology of Olkiluoto. Posiva Report 2016–16. Posiva Oy, Eurajoki. ISBN 978-951-652-244-2. 398