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The Sedimentology, Ichnology and Hydrogeochemistry of the Late Miocene, Marginal Marine, Upper Pebas and Nauta Formations, Amazonian Foreland Basin, Peru
(Turun yliopistoAnnales Universitatis Turkuensis A II 275, 2012-12-14)
This thesis includes detailed sedimentological and ichnological studies on two geological units: the Pebas Formation, with a special focus in its informal upper member, and the Nauta Formation. Both formations were deposited ...
Testate amoebae (thecamoebians) as indicators of aquatic mine impact
(Geologian tutkimuskeskus, 2012-10-12)
The environmental impacts of a single mine often remain local, but acidic and metal-rich acid mine drainage (AMD) from the waste materials may pose a serious threat to adjacent surface waters and their ecosystems. Testate ...
Community inhabitants’ values and benefits in dynamic tropical forest landscapes - Participation and spatial analysis in landscape knowledge integration
(Turun yliopistoAnnales Universitatis Turkuensis A II 272, 2012-09-21)
Geochemical baselines in the assessment of soil contamination in Finland
(Geologian tutkimuskeskus, 2016-12-16)
This study provides an overview on the development of the guidelines and legislation related to soil contamination in Finland, with the main focus on geochemical baselines. The use of geochemical baseline surveys in the ...
‘I want to create my own space’. A time-geographic analysis of the lives of children and young people on the streets of Pelotas, Brazil
(Turun yliopistoAnnales Universitatis Turkuensis A II 323, 2016-09-22)
Children and young people who drift about the streets working, having fun, relaxing in the shade or committing petty crimes are an increasingly visible part of the dynamics in cities around the world. They are ...
Fluvio-morphological processes of meander bends - Combining conventional field measurements, close-range remote sensing and computational modelling
(Turun yliopistoAnnales Universitatis Turkuensis A II 298, 2015-02-21)
Meandering rivers have been perceived to evolve rather similarly around the world independently of the location or size of the river. Despite the many consistent processes and characteristics they have also been noted to ...
Holocene Varved Lake Sediments as Records of Palaeoenvironmental Change and Geomagnetic Palaeosecular Variation in Eastern Finland
(Turun yliopistoAnnales Universitatis Turkuensis A II 251, 2010-06-11)
This dissertation discusses Holocene palaeoenvironmental and palaeomagnetic secular variation (PSV) records reconstructed from sediments preserved in Lake Lehmilampi (63º37´N, 29º06´E) and Lake Kortejärvi (63º37´N, 28º56´E) ...
Meat consumption as a wicked problem : evidence from data and policies
(Turun yliopisto, 2017-12-14)
Sustainable food production and consumption is fundamental to the achievement of the worldwide UN Sustainable Development Goals. For a food system to be sustainable, it needs to provide adequate nutrition and food security ...
Modeling the spatial and temporal trends of water quality in boreal managed watersheds
(Turun yliopisto, 2017-12-08)
Land use changes have altered natural hydrological pathways and biogeochemical cycling of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus, among other elements, affecting the quality of aquatic ecosystems such as rivers, lakes and coastal ...
Geographical Studies of Underwater Light Dynamics in the Coastal Archipelago of SW Finland, Baltic Sea
(Turun yliopistoAnnales Universitatis Turkuensis A II 314, 2016-05-13)
The underwater light field is an important environmental variable as it, among other things, enables aquatic primary production. Although the portion of solar radiation that is referred to as visible light penetrates water, ...