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  • 24.11.17 Doctoral Dissertation, M.Sc. Laura Mononen, Geography, Joensuu

Date and venue: 24.11. at 12 noon, auditorium E100, Educa, Joensuu campus

The doctoral dissertation of M.Sc. Laura Mononen, entitled Monitoring ecosystem services and biodiversity – From biophysical metrics to spatial representations, will be examined at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies. The opponent in the public examination will be Professor Benjamin Burkhard of the University of Leibniz, and the custos will be Professor Timo Kumpula of the University of Eastern Finland.

A press release of the dissertation will be published at the week before the public examination.

  • 23.11.17 Seminar "Mapping and measuring ecosystem services and biodiversity"

Date and venue: 23.11., 14:00-16:15, auditorium E203, Educa, Joensuu Campus


14:00-14:30. Benjamin Burkhard (Leibniz Universität Hannover):Mapping ecosystems and their services on different scales and in different contexts

14:30-15:00 Marion Kruse (University of Kiel): Mapping ecosystem services in Northern Germany

15:00- 15:30 Ari-Pekka Auvinen (SYKE): Monitoring and evaluating ecosystem services – and what it all could be used for

15:30-16:00 Jari Vauhkonen (LUKE): Remote sensing of the provisioning potential of forest ecosystem services

16:00 Timo Kumpula Closing the seminar