Finnish Museum of Natural History

Organisational unit: Department

Organisation Profile

The Universities Act states (as of January 1, 2010):

  ”In the University of Helsinki functions the Finnish Museum of Natural History, which is responsible of the curation, augmentation, and presentation of the national natural history collections as well as of research and teaching based on these.

Specific tasks of the FMNH are to:
1. conduct research in its focal fields;
2. function as a centre of expertise in stable isotope dating methods;
3. function as a specialist authority in its field to support the environmental administration ;
4. practice public outreach and popular-scientific publishing in the field of natural history;
5. offer its collections for use by research and tuition especially in zoology, geology, botany, and mycology within the University of Helsinki;

6. coordinate the research, monitoring, and collection work of the natural history collections and botanic gardens of Finland

Latest publications

  1. Okakärpäshukka Ectemnius spinipes (A. Morawitz, 1866) (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) löydetty Suomesta

    Publication: Contribution to journalB1 Unrefereed journal article

  2. Drivers of high-latitude plant diversity hotspots and their congruence

    Publication: Contribution to journalA1 Refereed journal article

  3. Parasitaxus parasitized: Novel infestation of Parasitaxus usta (Podocarpaceae).

    Publication: Contribution to journalA1 Refereed journal article

Research publications per year

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