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Inari Helle


Contact information:

Organismal and Evolutionary Biology Research Programme
P.O. Box 65 (Viikinkaari 1)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki


Curriculum vitae

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Personal information

  • Name: Satu Inari Helle
  • Address: Organismal and Evolutionary Biology Research Programme, P.O. Box 65, FI-00014 University of Helsinki
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  • Ph.D., University of Helsinki, 2015 (major: aquatic sciences, minor: research management)
  • Doctoral thesis: "Assessing oil spill risks in the northern Baltic Sea with Bayesian network applications" link
  • M.Sc. (Tech.), Helsinki University of Technology, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2009 (major: water resources management, minor: environmental management)
  • M.Sc., University of Helsinki, 2005 (major: zoology, minors: hydrobiology, animal physiology, microbiology, environmental science)

Professional experience

  • Postdoctoral researcher, HELSUS Fellow, Environmental and Ecological Statistics group (EnvStat), University of Helsinki, 2018-
  • Postdoctoral researcher, Fisheries and Environmental Management group (FEM), CEARCTIC project, University of Helsinki, 2016-2018
  • Researcher and doctoral student, FEM group, University of Helsinki, 2007-2015 Several research projects including e.g. ECOSEAL, IBAM, OILRISK, PROBAPS, OILECO.
  • Research assistant, OILECO project, University of Helsinki, 2006
  • Research assistant, MOKA project, University of Helsinki, 2001-2003

Teaching experience

  • Assistant teacher on field course of ecology, University of Helsinki, 2003-2008
  • Lectures on freshwater ecosystems, urban habitats, endangered species and ecological effects of oil spills, University of Helsinki, 2003-


My publications