Finnish Museum of Natural History

Organisational unit: Independent institute

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

 

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Latest research outputs

  1. Cortinarius sect. Riederi: taxonomy and phylogeny of the new section with European and North American distribution

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. Lead poisoning and other human-related factors cause significant mortality in white-tailed eagles

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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