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Organismal and Evolutionary Biology Research Programme
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Publications

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Publications in refereed journals

  • Pihlajamäki, M., Helle, I., Haapasaari, P., Sarkki, S., Kuikka, S. & Lehikoinen, A. Catching the future: Applying Bayesian belief networks to exploratory scenario storylines to assess long-term changes in Baltic herring (Clupea harengus membras, Clupeidae) and salmon (Salmo salar , Salmonidae) fisheries. Fish and Fisheries, in press. link

  • Helle, I., Mäkinen, J., Nevalainen, M., Afenyo, M. & Vanhatalo, J. (2020): Impacts of oil spills on Arctic marine ecosystems: A quantitative and probabilistic risk assessment perspective. Environmental Science & Technology 54(4): 2112–2121. link

  • Nevalainen, M., Vanhatalo, J. & Helle, I. (2019): Index-based approach for estimating vulnerability of Arctic biota to oil spills. Ecosphere 10(6): e02766. link

  • Nevalainen, M., Helle, I. & Vanhatalo, J. (2018): Estimating the acute impacts of Arctic marine oil spills using expert elicitation. Marine Pollution Bulletin 131: 782–792. link

  • Rahikainen, M., Hoviniemi, K.-M., Mäntyniemi, S., Vanhatalo, J., Helle, I., Lehtiniemi, M., Pönni, J. & Kuikka, S. (2017): Impacts of eutrophication and oil spills on the Gulf of Finland herring stock. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 74(8): 1218–1232. link

  • Nevalainen, M., Helle, I. & Vanhatalo, J. (2017): Preparing for the unprecedented - towards quantitative oil risk assessment in the Arctic marine areas. Marine Pollution Bulletin 114(1): 90–101. link

  • Helle, I., Jolma, A. & Venesjärvi, R. (2016): Species and habitats in danger: Estimating the relative risk posed by oil spills in the northern Baltic Sea. Ecosphere 7(5): e01344. link

  • Haapasaari, P., Helle, I., Lehikoinen, A., Lappalainen, J. & Kuikka, S. (2015): A proactive approach for maritime safety policy making for the Gulf of Finland: seeking best practices. Marine Policy 60: 107–118. link

  • Helle, I., Ahtiainen, H., Luoma, E., Hänninen, M. & Kuikka, S. (2015): A probabilistic approach for a cost-benefit analysis of oil spill management under uncertainty: A Bayesian network model for the Gulf of Finland. Journal of Environmental Management 158: 122–132. link

  • Uusitalo, L., Lehikoinen, A., Helle, I. & Myrberg, K. (2015): An overview of methods to evaluate uncertainty of deterministic models in decision support. Environmental Modelling & Software 63: 24–31. link

  • Jolma, A., Lehikoinen, A., Helle, I. & Venesjärvi, R. (2014): A software system for assessing the spatially distributed ecological risk posed by oil shipping. Environmental Modelling & Software 61: 1–11. link

  • Lehikoinen, A., Helle, I., Klemola, E., Mäntyniemi, S., Kuikka, S. & Pitkänen, H. (2014): Evaluating the impact of nutrient abatement measures on the ecological status of coastal waters: a Bayesian network for decision analysis. International Journal of Multicriteria Decision Making 4(2): 114–134. link

  • Rahikainen, M., Helle, I., Haapasaari, P., Oinonen, S., Kuikka, S., Vanhatalo, J., Mäntyniemi, S. & Hoviniemi, K.-M. (2014): Towards Integrative Management Advice of Water Quality, Oil Spills, and Fishery in the Gulf of Finland: A Bayesian Approach. AMBIO 43(1): 115–123. link

  • Altartouri, A., Ehrnsten, E., Helle, I., Venesjärvi, R. & Jolma, A. (2013): Geospatial Web Services for Responding to Ecological Risks Posed by Oil Spills. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing 79: 905–914. link

  • Vanhatalo, J., Tuomi, L., Inkala, A., Helle, I. & Pitkänen, H. (2013): Probabilistic Ecosystem Model for Predicting the Nutrient Concentrations in the Gulf of Finland under Diverse Management Actions. Environmental Science & Technology 47(1): 334–341. link

  • Ihaksi, T., Kokkonen, T., Helle, I., Jolma, A., Lecklin, T. & Kuikka, S. (2011): Combining Conservation Value, Vulnerability, and Effectiveness of Mitigation Actions in Spatial Conservation Decisions: An Application to Coastal Oil Spill Combating. Environmental Management 47(5): 802–813. link

  • Helle, I., Lecklin, T., Jolma, A. & Kuikka, S. (2011): Modeling the effectiveness of oil combating from an ecological perspective - A Bayesian network for the Gulf of Finland; the Baltic Sea. Journal of Hazardous Materials 185(1): 182–192. link

  • Yli-Pelkonen, V., Pispa, K. & Helle, I. (2006): The role of stream ecosystems in urban planning - a case study from the stream Rekolanoja in Finland. Management of Environmental Quality 17(6): 673–688. link

Refereed conference proceedings

  • Kuikka, S., Helle, I., Lehikoinen, A., Rahikainen, M., Vanhatalo, J., Mäntyniemi, S. & Hänninen, M. (2013): Experiences in Developing Risk Analysis Tools for Oil spills in the Gulf of Finland - How to Create Learning Systems to Oil Spill Risk Analysis? Asian Simulation and Modeling 2013 (ASIMMOD 2013), Bangkok, Thailand, January 19–21, 2013. 2013, Centre of Excellence in Mathematics (CEM), pp. 19–25.

  • Kuikka, S., Haapasaari, P., Helle, I., Kulmala, S. & Mäntyniemi, S. (2011): Experiences in applying Bayesian integrative models in interdisciplinary modeling: the computational and human challenges. In: Chan, F., Marinova, D. & Anderssen, R.S. (eds), MODSIM2011, 19th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, December 2011, pp. 2135–2141.

  • Jolma, A., Lehikoinen, A. & Helle, I. (2011): Coupling Bayesian networks and geospatial software for environmental risk assessment. In: Chan, F., Marinova, D. & Anderssen, R.S. (eds), MODSIM2011, 19th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, December 2011, pp. 1881–1887.

Non-refereed conference papers and presentations

  • Helle, I., Vanhatalo, J., Rahikainen, M., Mäntyniemi, S. & Kuikka, S. (2012): Integrated Bayesian risk analysis of ecosystem management in the Gulf of Finland, the Baltic Sea - How to do it? ICES CM 2012/I:04, 17–21 September 2012, Bergen, Norway.

  • Rahikainen, M., Mäntyniemi, S., Helle, I. & Sakari Kuikka (2011): Herring as a link among pressures in multidimensional ecosystem management. ICES CM 2011/R:19, 19–23 September 2011, Gdansk, Poland.

  • Helle, I., Mäntyniemi, S., Hario, M. & Kuikka, S. (2010): From population modelling to management: integrating different risk factors affecting a seabird living in the Gulf of Finland, the Baltic Sea. ICES CM 2010/B:11, 20–24 September 2012, Nantes, France.

  • Ihaksi, T., Kuikka, S., Helle, I. & Lecklin, T. (2007): Using biological knowledge and decisions of society in spatial prioritization of oil combating. ICES CM 2007/C:02, 17–21 September 2007, Helsinki, Finland.

Theses

  • Helle, I. (2015): Assessing oil spill risks in the northern Baltic Sea with Bayesian network applications. PhD thesis, University of Helsinki. link

  • Helle, I. (2009): Modelling the effectiveness of oil combating from an ecological perspective - a Bayesian network approach for the Gulf of Finland. MSc thesis, Helsinki University of Technology.

  • Helle, I. (2005): Kaupunkipurojen pohjaeläinyhteisöt ja niihin vaikuttavat ympäristötekijät Helsingin alueella (The Benthic Macroinvertebrate Communities in the Urbanized Brooks in Helsinki). MSc thesis, University of Helsinki. In Finnish, abstract in English.

Other publications, popular articles, book chapters etc.

  • Helle, I., Haapasaari, P., Venesjärvi, R. & Lehikoinen, A. (2016): Oil combating. In: Raateoja, M. & Setälä, O. (eds.), The Gulf of Finland assessment. Reports of the Finnish Environment Institute 27/2016, Helsinki: Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), p. 334-336.

  • Helle, I., Haapasaari, P., Venesjärvi, R. & Lehikoinen, A. (2016): Consequences of oil spills. In: Raateoja, M. & Setälä, O. (eds.), The Gulf of Finland assessment. Reports of the Finnish Environment Institute 27/2016, Helsinki: Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), p. 328-329.

  • Haapasaari, P., Helle, I., Venesjärvi, R. & Lehikoinen, A. (2016): Maritime risk governance: a regional approach. In: Raateoja, M. & Setälä, O. (eds.), The Gulf of Finland assessment. Reports of the Finnish Environment Institute 27/2016, Helsinki: Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), p. 341-342.

  • Kuikka, S., Helle, I. & Haapasaari, P. (2015): Öljykuljetus on riskibisnestä Suomenlahdella. Natura 52(2): 38-41. In Finnish.

  • Helle, I. & Kuikka, S. (2013): The challenge of keeping the Gulf of Finland clean from oil – what should we do? Baltic Rim Economies 1/2013: 36.

  • Hyytiäinen, K., Ahlvik, L., Ahtiainen, H., Artell, J., Dahlbo, K., Ekholm, P., Fleming-Lehtinen, V., Heiskanen, A.-S., Helle, I., Inkala, A., Juntunen, T., Kuikka, S., Kulmala, S., Lankia, T., Lehtiniemi, M., Lehtoranta, J. Lignell, R., Luoma, E., Maar, M., Pitkänen, H. & Tuomi, L. (2012): Itämeren suojelun taloudelliset hyödyt ja kustannukset. In: Hyytiäinen K. & Ollikainen M. (eds.), Taloudellinen näkökulma Itämeren suojeluun (Economic Aspects of Baltic Sea Protection), pp. 11-100. Ympäristöministeriön raportteja 22/2012, Helsinki. In Finnish, abstract in English.

  • Helle, I., Kuikka, S. & Luoma, E. (2012): Öljyonnettomuuksia kannattaa ehkäistä. Helsingin Sanomat Vieraskynä 1.10.2012. In Finnish.

  • Vanhatalo, J., Helle, I. & Mäntyniemi, S. (2012): Itämeren suojelussa tarvitaan numeroita. Helsingin Sanomat Mielipide 9.2.2012. In Finnish.

  • Helle, I. (2010): Öljy on vakava uhka myös Suomenlahdella. Helsingin Sanomat Vieraskynä 20.5.2010. In Finnish.

  • Helle, I. & Kuikka, S. (2010): Itämeren öljykuljetusten riskipeli. In: Bäck, S., Ollikainen, M., Bonsdorff, E., Eriksson, A., Hallanaro, E-L., Kuikka, S., Viitasalo, M. & Walls, M. (eds.), Itämeren tulevaisuus, pp. 190–205. Gaudeamus University Press, Helsinki. In Finnish.

  • Kuikka, S., Helle, I. & Ihaksi, T. (2009): First Things First. ICES Insight 46/September 2009: 18–23.

  • Huhtala, A., Ahtiainen, H., Ekholm, P., Fleming-Lehtinen, V., Heikkilä, J., Heiskanen, A.-S., Helin, J., Helle, I., Hyytiäinen, K., Hällfors, H., Iho, A., Koikkalainen, K., Kuikka, S., Lehtiniemi, M., Mannio, J., Mehtonen, J., Miettinen, A., Mäntyniemi, S., Peltonen, H., Pouta, E., Pylkkö, M., Salmiovirta, M., Verta, M., Vesterinen, J., Viitasalo, M., Viitasalo-Frösen, S. & Väisänen, S. (2009): The economics of the state of the Baltic Sea : pre-study assessing the feasibility of a cost-benefit analysis of protecting the Baltic Sea ecosystem. Sektoritutkimuksen neuvottelukunnan julkaisuja 2/2009. 170 p.

  • Helle, I. (2006): Eliölähtöinen öljyntorjunta on haasteellista. Etelä-Suomen Sanomat 1.4.2006. In Finnish.

  • Niemelä, J., Helle, I. & Jormola, J. (2004): Purovesistöjen merkitys kaupunkiluonnon monimuotoisuudelle (Significance of small surface waters in natural diversity of urban environments). Suomen ympäristö 724. In Finnish, abstract in English.

  • Helle, I. (2003): Kaupungistumisen vaikutus purojen pohjaeläimistöön. Luonnon Tutkija 4/2003: 125–129. In Finnish.