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Kristiina Vuorio





Restoration and Assessment

Email: firstname.lastname@syke.fi

Telephone: +358 295 251 757

Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE)

Freshwater Centre

Address: Latokartanonkaari 11, 00790 Helsinki


Research interests

  • Phytoplankton diversity and changes with browning (induced by climate change)
  • Phytoplankton ecology, diatom induced fouling of fishing nets, harmful cyanobacterial blooms
  • Invasion the indigenous moss animal Pectinatella magnifica
  • Quality assurance of phytoplankton analyses


  • 2015-2021 Researcher, Finnish Environment Institute
  • 2014-2015 Postdoctoral researcher, University of Jyväskylä
  • 2009-2014 Researcher, Finnish Environment Institute
  • 2011 Adjunct Professor, Aquatic Sciences, University of Helsinki
  • 2007 PhD, Ecology, University of Turku
  • 1991 MSc, Physical geography, University of Turku


  • MiDAS: Microbial (including phytoplankton) diversity in aquatic systems and effects of browning (Academy of Finland 2017-2021)
  • RNA-unit: (Academy of Finland 2012-2016)
  • MMEA Research Programme: Measurement, Monitoring and Environmental Assessment (MMEA) Research Programme (TEKES, SYKE)
  • TERLA: Impacts of Terrestrial Organic Matter Loading on Lake Food Webs and Human Health (Academy of Finland 2011-2014)
  • PiiNet: Diatom induced fouling of fishing nets (MMM 2011-2012)

Other activities

  • Finnish Phytoplankton Society, chair person
  • NPPG (Nordic Phytoplankton and Periphyton Group) network, member

Scientific publications

Up-to-date lists of my publications in @Google Scholar and @ResearchGate.

Published 2018-03-05 at 14:44, updated 2020-12-16 at 16:24

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