Heikki Mykrä


Senior Research Scientist, PhD (Hydrobiology) Title of Docent (Aquatic ecology, University of Oulu)

Tel. +358 295 251436
Finnish Environment Institute (Syke)
Nature solutions
Freshwater ecology
Visiting address: Paavo Havaksen tie 3
Postal address: P.O. Box 413, 90014 University of Oulu, Finland


  • Freshwater bioassessment and environmental research
  • Teaching and supervising PhD and MSc students

Research interests

  • Aquatic ecology
  • Environmental impacts on freshwater ecosystems
  • Influences of climate change on freshwater ecosystems
  • Functioning of freshwater ecosystems


  • Temporal variability of stream macroinvertebrate assemblages: implications for bioassessment and monitoring. Post-doctoral project, Academy of Finland. Completed.
  • Structural and functional measures of stream biotic integrity. Maj and Tor Nessling Foundation. Completed.
  • Climate change and boreal rivers: predicting present-day patterns and future changes in hydrological regime and its effects in river communities. University of Oulu. Completed.


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Published 2017-05-03 at 13:17, updated 2023-01-11 at 10:20

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