Here we present forthcoming public activities and examples of our publications

Necessarily this covers only a limited part of the whole range – complete curricula vitae and publications lists for each member of our staff available on request. For a list of near-future events we are about to participate, see the bottom of the page. See also the links to our social media profiles at the top and bottom margins of the page.


Charrasse, B., Anderson, A., Mora, J-C., Smith, J., Cohenny, E., Ikonen, A.T.K., Kangasniemi, V., Zorko, B., Bonchuk, Y., Beaumelle, L., Gunawardena, N., Amado, V., Liptak, L., Leclerc, E. & Telleria, D. 2019. Does the use of reference organisms in radiological impact assessments provide adequate protection of all the species within an environment? Science of the Total Environment 658: 189–198.


Ikonen, A.T.K., Kangasniemi, V., Ijäs, A. & Kumpumäki, T. 2018. A feasibility study of machine learning to delineate open-water surfaces of mires from archived aerial imagery (western Finland). Suo 69(1): 7–11


Aro, L., Ikonen, A.T.K. & Kangasniemi, V. 2018. Radioactivity on peatlands of various uses and development stages – an overview. In: Salomaa, S., Lusa, M. & Vaaramaa, K. (eds.). Cores symposium on radiation in the environment – scientific achievements and challenges for the society. STUK-A261. Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK), Helsinki. pp. 94–101.


Lindborg, T., Thorne, M., Andersson, E., Becker, J., Brandefelt, J., Cabianca, T., Gunia, M., Ikonen, A.T.K., Johansson, E., Kangasniemi, V., Kautsky, U., Kirchner, G., Klos, R., Kowe, R., Kontula, A., Kupiainen, P., Lahdenperä, A-M., Lord, N.S., Lunt, D.J., Näslund, J-O., Nordén, M., Norris, S., Pérez-Sánchez, D., Proverbio, A., Riekki, K., Rübel, A., Sweeck, L., Walke, R., Xu, S., Smith, G. & Pröhl, G. 2018. Climate change and landscape development in post-closure safety assessment of solid radioactive waste disposal: Results of an initiative of the IAEA. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 183: 41–53.


Expert review of: Berglund, S. & Lindborg, T. 2017. Monitoring Forsmark – evaluation and recommendations for programme update. Technical Report TR-15-01. Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co., Solna. 359 pp.


Kangasniemi, V. & Ikonen, A.T.K. 2017. Considerations of application of ecological thermodynamics to radionuclide transfer parameters. In: Garcia-Tenorio, R., Holm, E. & Majón, C. (eds.). II International Conference on Radioecological Concentration Processes (50 years later), Seville, Spain, November 2016: Book of proceedings. Department of Applied Physics II, University of Seville, Spain. ISBN 978-84-617-7629-0. pp. 579–586.


Ikonen, A.T.K. & Kangasniemi, V. 2017. Comprehensive and systematic knowledge quality assessment as a tool for model qualification. In: Garcia-Tenorio, R., Holm, E. & Majón, C. (eds.). II International Conference on Radioecological Concentration Processes (50 years later), Seville, Spain, November 2016: Book of proceedings. Department of Applied Physics II, University of Seville, Spain. ISBN 978-84-617-7629-0. pp. 621–628.


Pohjola, J., Turunen, J., Lipping, T. & Ikonen, A.T.K. 2016. Probabilistic assessment of the influence of lake properties in long-term radiation doses to humans. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 164: 258–267.


Kangasniemi, V., Mustonen, J. & Ikonen, A.T.K. 2016. Macrobenthos communities in bog pools at Alkkianneva mire, SW Finland – a pilot study. Suo 67(1): 26–30.


Expert review of Tuominen, J. & Lipping, T. 2016. Spectral characteristics of common reed beds: studies on spatial and temporal variability. Remote Sensing 8(3): 181.


Kumpumäki, T., Ruusuvuori, P., Kangasniemi, V. & Lipping, T. 2015. Data-driven approach to benthic cover type classification using bathymetric LiDAR waveform analysis. Remote Sensing 7(10): 13390–13409.


Pohjola, J., Turunen, J., Lipping, T. & Ikonen, A.T.K. 2014. Landscape development modeling based on statistical framework. Computers & Geosciences 62: 43–52.

Upcoming events

Suomalaiset suunnannäyttäjät pienydinvoimaloiden kehityksessä

Pienydinvoimalat (SMR ja kaukolämpöreaktorit) ovat lupaava keino vähentää lämmöntuotannon hiilidioksidipäästöä. Maailmanlaajuisesti pienydinvoimaloiden potentiaalinen markkina-arvo on jopa useita satoja miljardia euroa vuoteen 2035 mennessä.

TIME – 17 October 2019 LOCATION – LUT University of Technology, Lappeenranta MORE INFO – Event website >

IAEA MODARIA II 4th Technical Meeting
TIME – 21-24 October 2019 LOCATION – IAEA Headquarters, Vienna International Centre MORE INFO – Event website >

Regulatory supervision of legacy sites, decommissioning and wastes from recognition to resolution: building optimization into the process

The main topic of 2019 legacy workshop will be optimization throughout the process from recognition to resolution in the regulatory supervision of legacy sites, decommissioning and wastes.

The workshop is hosted by the DSA and jointly organised by the DSA and NEA-OECD in cooperation with the ICRP and IAEA.

TIME – 29 October - 1 November 2019 LOCATION – Tromsø, Norway MORE INFO – Event website >

Puhdas vesi, paremmat eväät - Pyhäjärvi-instituutti 30 vuotta
TIME – 7 November 2019 LOCATION – Finlandia Hall, Helsinki MORE INFO – Event website >

First EURAD UMAN WP Meeting

EURAD-1: Working Package 'UMAN' (Uncertainty Management multiActor Network), European Joint Programme in Radioactive Waste Management.

TIME – 14-15 November 2019 LOCATION – Brussels MORE INFO – Event website >

5th International Conference on Radioecology & Environmental Radioactivity (ICRER 2020)

The aim of the conference is to review and discuss recent achievements in radioecology, environmental radioactivity and related disciplines, as well as to promote continued development in these subjects in order to improve the radiological protection of humans and the environment.

TIME – 19-24 April 2020 LOCATION – Amsterdam MORE INFO – Event website >