People behind the scenes: Elina Virtanen

I´m a marine (bio)geographer and I have a background in physical geography. When I usually mention that I´m a geographer, people instantly think of me being someone who colours maps (for instance my friends and parents) and knows all the capital cities of the world. While that stereotype might hold true for some part, being … Continue reading People behind the scenes: Elina Virtanen

People behind the scenes: Tupuna Kovanen

There are boring and even more boring places, and then there's a bureau. That is, however, where I have landed and spent most of my working days. I'm Tupuna, senior adviser, working at the Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY) of North Ostrobothnia in Oulu. My professional background is that of a … Continue reading People behind the scenes: Tupuna Kovanen

People behind the scenes: Waltteri Niemelä

Hey, I’m Waltteri! I work in the Marine Research Centre for the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, where I have worked for about 2.5 years as a researcher. I am involved in many different projects, and in SEAmBOTH, I have been involved in data collation (which means gathering a list of available data with as much information of it as … Continue reading People behind the scenes: Waltteri Niemelä

People behind the scenes: marine geologist Outi Hyttinen

Hello, I work as a marine geologist at the Geological Survey of Finland, in Espoo. Within the SEAmBOTH project I have interpreted sidescan sonar and seismic reflection data, in order to know what type of sediments the study area seafloor consists of. During the field season, my collegues collect information onboard, which we during the … Continue reading People behind the scenes: marine geologist Outi Hyttinen

People behind the scenes: marine biologist Linnea Bergdahl

I work at the County Administrative Board of Norrbotten in the coastal town of Luleå. The main focus of my job is marine protected areas in Bottenviken. My collegues and I oversee the the whole process of creating protected areas. From the start with inventories of the marine environment to the actual implementation of the … Continue reading People behind the scenes: marine biologist Linnea Bergdahl

People behind the scenes – project coordinator Essi Keskinen

I am a marine biologist, Essi. I have been working in Metsähallitus since 2006 and done field work every summer since then. Now I'm the project coordinator for SEAmBOTH and it's a very new challenge for me. I started diving when I was in senior high school and I did an advanced European scientific diving … Continue reading People behind the scenes – project coordinator Essi Keskinen