Jari Niemelä


Description of research and teaching

urban ecology, biodiversity conservation and management, socio-ecological issues

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Curriculum Vitae

see separate file

Latest publications

  1. Kaupungit kestävän kehityksen moottoreina

    Niemelä, J. K. 21 Mar 2017 Tulevaisuuden kunta. Nyholm, I., Haveri, A., Majoinen, K. & Pekola-Sjäblom, M. (eds.). Helsinki: Suomen kuntaliitto, Vol. acta 264, p. 206-220 (Acta; vol. 264)

    Publication: Contribution to book/anthologyD2 Article in professional hand or guide book or in a professional data system, or text book material

  2. Considering the ways biocultural diversity helps enforce the urban green infrastructure in times of urban transformation

    Vierikko, K. H., Birgit, E., Niemelä, J. K., Andersson, E., Buijs, A., Fischer, L., Haase, D., Kabisch, N., Kowarik, I., Luz, A. C., Olafsson Stahl, A., Száraz, L., Van der Jagt, A. & Konijnendijk Van-den Bosch, C. 14 Feb 2017 In : Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 22, p. 7-12 6 p.

    Publication: Contribution to journalA1 Refereed journal article

  3. Impacts of residential infilling on private gardens in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area

    Ojala, E. A. K., Niemelä, J. K. & Yli-Pelkonen, V. J. 1 Jan 2017 Green Landscapes in the European City, 1750-2010. Clark, P., Niemi, M. & Nolin, C. (eds.). London and New York: Routledge, p. 71-86 16 p. (Routledge studies in modern European history)

    Publication: Contribution to book/anthologyA3 Contribution to book/other compilations (refereed)

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Latest activities

  1. Opponent of Osmo Heikkala, Univ of Eastern Finland

    Niemelä, J. (Opponent)
    18 Aug 2016

    Activity: ExaminationOpponent of doctoral dissertation

  2. Chairman of the Advisory Board of BiodivERsA ERA-NET

    Niemelä, J. (Participant)
    1 Jan 201631 Dec 2018

    Activity: Other

  3. Frontiers in ecology and evolution (Journal)

    Niemelä, J. (Member of editorial board)
    1 Jan 2015 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditor of research journal

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Latest prizes

  1. Tiedonjulkistamisen valtionpalkinto

    Jari Niemelä (Recipient), 12 Sep 2012

    Prize: Prizes and awards

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Latest projects


    Niemelä, J. & Kulonpalo, J.


    Project: Research projectDevelopment, _Research

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