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Jani Heino

Jani Heino

Senior Research Scientist
PhD (Hydrobiology ja Limnology, University of Jyväskylä, 2002)
Title of Docent (Aquatic Ecology, University of Oulu, 2010)

phone. +358 505 845 977

Finnish Environment Institute
Freshwater Centre, Restoration and Assessment
Street address: Paavo Havaksen tie 3, FI-90570 Oulu
Postal address: P.O. Box 413,                                           FI-90014 Oulun yliopisto



Main Duties

  •  Development of methods for understanding ecosystem services and biodiversity in freshwaters


  • Ecology, biogeography and conservation biology
  • Environmental change
  • Structure and function of aquatic ecosystems


  • Global taxonomic, functional and phylogenetic diversity of stream macroinvertebrate communities: unravelling spatial trends, ecological determinants and anthropogenic threats. Academy of Finland. Ongoing.
  • Patterns of diversity, distribution and abundance: testing general hypotheses with stream organisms. Academy of Finland. Ended.
  • Spatial scaling, metacommunity structure, and patterns in stream communities. Academy of Finland. Ended.
  • Biological diversity in stream and riparian ecosystems: comparing protected areas and managed forests. Maj ja Tor Nessling Foundation. Ended.
  • Cross-ecosystems subsidies and trophic organization in subarctic streams. Emil Aaltonen Foundation. Ended.
  • Freshwater diatoms as environmental indicators: approaches, indices and comparisons to other organism groups in lake monitoring. Maj ja Tor Nessling Foundation. Ended.
  • Scaling biodiversity in tropical and boreal streams: implications for diversity mapping and environmental assessment. Academy of Finland. Ended.



Published 2017-05-29 at 14:47, updated 2020-12-04 at 9:49

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