Publications 2012


Refereed scientific articles

Aarnos, H., Ylöstalo, P., Vähätalo, A. V. 2012. Seasonal phototransformation of dissolved organic matter to ammonium, dissolved inorganic carbon and labile substrates supporting bacterial biomass across the Baltic Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research 117, G01004

Bulleri, F., Benedetti-Cecchi, L., Cusson, M., Maggi, E., Arenas, F., Aspden, R., Bertocci, I., Crowe, T. P., Davoult, D., Eriksson, B. K., Fraschetti, S., Golléty, C., Griffin, J. N., Jenkins, S. R., Kotta, J., Kraufvelin, P., Molis, M., Sousa Pinto, I., Terlizzi, A., Valdivia, N.& Paterson, D. M. 2012. Temporal stability of European rocky shore assemblages: variation across a latitudinal gradient and the role of habitat-formers. Oikos 121:1801-1809. PDF

Brommer, J. E. & Kluen, E. 2012. Exploring the genetics of nestling personality traits in a wild passerine bird: testing the phenotypic gambit. Ecology and Evolution 2: 3032–3044

Brommer J. E., Lehikoinen A. & Valkama J. 2012. The ranges of European and Arctic birds move poleward. PLoS ONE 7(9): e43648.

Carlsson, P.,  Granéli, E.,  Granéli, W., Gonzalez Rodriguez, E., Fernandes de Carvalho, W., Brutemark, A. &  Lindehoff, E. 2012. Bacterial and phytoplankton nutrient limitation in tropical marine waters, and a coastal lake in Brazil. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 418-419: 37-45.

Granéli, E., Esplund, C., Lindehoff, E. & Brutemark, A. 2012. Minimizing ecological losses with the help of "real time" algal surveillance. Linnaeus evo-tech 2012 Proceedings. November 26-28,2012 Kalmar, Sweden. ISBN 978-91-86983-86-4

Díaz, E., P. Kraufvelin & Erlandsson, J. 2012. Combining gut fluorescence technique and spatial analysis to determine Littorina littorea grazing dynamics in nutrient-enriched and nutrient-unenriched littoral mesocosms. Mar. Biol. 159:837-852. PDF

Ekroos, J. & Kuussaari, M. 2012. Landscape context affects the relationship between local and landscape species richness of butterflies in semi-natural habitats. Ecography 34: 001–007, doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2011.07005.x

Ekroos, J., Fox, A. D., Christensen, T. K., Petersen, I. K., Kilpi, M., Jónsson, J. E., Green, M., Laursen, K., Cervencl, A., Boer, P., Nilsson, L., Meissner, W., Garthe, S. & Öst, M. 2012. Declines amongst breeding eider Somateria mollissima numbers in the Baltic/Wadden Sea flyway. Ornis Fennica 89:81-90

Ekroos, J., Öst, M., Karell, P., Jaatinen, K. & Kilpi, M. 2012. Philopatric predisposition to predation-induced ecological traps: habitat-dependent mortality of breeding eiders. Oecologia 170: 979-986

Grubisic L. M., Brutemark A., Weyhenmeyer G. A., Wikner J., Båmstedt U. &  Bertilsson S. 2012. Effects of stratification depth and dissolved organic matter on brackish bacterioplankton communities. Marine Ecology Progress Series 453: 37-48 PDF

Jaatinen, K., Noreikiene, K., Merilä, J., Öst, M. 2012. Kin association during brood care in a facultatively social bird: active discrimination or byproduct of partner choice and demography? Molecular Ecology 21: 3341-3351

Kekkonen J., Wikström M. & Brommer J. E. 2012. Heterozygosity in an isolated population of a large mammal founded by four individuals is predicted by an individualbased genetic model. PLoS ONE 7(9): e43482

Kraufvelin, P., Ruuskanen, A.T., Bäck, S. & Russell, G. 2012. Increased seawater temperature and light during early springs accelerate receptacle growth of Fucus vesiculosus in the northern Baltic proper. Marine Biology 159:1785-1807.

Lehikoinen, A. & Jaatinen, K. 2012. Delayed autumn migration in northern European waterfowl. Journal of Ornithology 153: 563-570

Seltmann, M.W., Öst, M., Jaatinen, K., Atkinson, S., Mashburn, K., Hollmén, T. 2012. Stress responsiveness, age and body condition interactively affect flight initiation distance in breeding female eiders. Animal Behaviour, 84, 889–896.

Vehmaa, A., Brutemark, A. & Engström-Öst, J.: 2012.Maternal effects may act as an adaptation mechanism for copepods facing pH and temperature changes. PLoS One 7(10): e48538. Abstract

Vehmaa, A., Kremp, A., Tamminen, T., Hogfors, H., Spilling, K. &  Engström-Öst, J. 2012. Copepod reproductive success in spring-bloom communities with modified diatom and dinoflagellate dominance- ICES Journal of Marine Science 69: 351-357. Abstract

In press

Jaatinen, K. & Öst, M. Brood size matching: a novel perspective on predator dilution. American Naturalist (in press)

Jaatinen, K., Öst, M., Gienapp, P. & Merilä, J. Facultative sex allocation and sex-specific offspring survival in Barrow’s goldeneyes. Ethology (in press)

Jonsson, M., Deleu, P., Malmqvist, B. Persisting effects of river regulation on emergent aquatic insects and terrestrial invertebrates in upland forests. River Research and Application (in press, published online in Wiley Online Library. DOI: 10.1002/rra.2559)


PhD Thesis

Vehmaa, A. 2012. Climate driven changes in temperature, pH and food quality -Effects on copepod reproduction. PhD thesis. Åbo Akademi University, Juvenesprint, Turku ISBN 978-952-12-2792-9  Avhandling

Mtwana Nordlund, L. 2012. People and the intertidal - human induced changes, biodiversity loss, livelihood implications and management in the Western Indian Ocean. PhD thesis. Åbo Akademi University, Finland.  Painosalama Oy ISBN: 978-952-12-2776-9 Avhandling


Popular articles

Jaari, S. Naturvärdena bör bevaras - även om de befinner sig under ytan. Fiskeritidskrift för Finland 4 (2012) 14-16.

Kraufvelin, P. GAME – forska lokalt, tolka resultaten globalt. Finlands Natur 4: 28-30.

Vaalgamaa, S. & Vähätalo, A. Oönskat världsarv i våra vatten. Finlands Natur 2, s. 12-13.


"Aronia - just nu" columns in newspaper Västra Nyland

Jaatinen, K. Ovälkomna nykomlingar. Västra Nyland 15.11.2012

Diaz, E. Naturliga ingenjörer mot övergödning. Västra Nyland 31.10.2012

Fortelius, W. Vetenskapsfilosofins diskreta charm. Västra Nyland 11.9.2012

Kilpi, M. Gravöl över ett slutfört projekt. Västra Nyland 23.8.2012

Mellbrand, K. En sommarhälsning från skärgården. Västra Nyland 13.7.2012

Rancken, R. Design, geodesign och hållbarhet. Västra Nyland 29.6.2012

Byholm, P. Bivråkens vardagsliv. Västra Nyland 15.5.2012

Brutemark, A. Värdet på naturens mångfald. Västra Nyland 26.4.2012

Karell, P. Miljöförändringar och färger. Västra Nyland 28.3.2012

Engström-Öst, J. Många bäckar små... Västra Nyland 14.3.2012

Erlund, A-L. Bra närmat i Västnyland. Västra Nyland 01.02.2012