Markku Larjavaara

Title:Associate Professor

Research Direction: Tree size and structure,Forest growth ,Climate change mitigation

Department: Department of Ecology

Email:markku@pku.edu.cn,markku.larjavaara@gmail.com

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Self Introduction

Personal resume

 

Education

 

2001.3 – 2005.10    University of Helsinki, Doctor of Science (forest ecology)

1995.8 – 1999.11    University of Helsinki, Master of Science (silviculture)

 

Employment

 

2019.5      –                Associate Professor (tenure track), Peking University, research

2013.10 – 2018.12  University Researcher, University of Helsinki, research and development aid

2012.5 – 2013.7                Researcher, Luke, research

2011.10 – 2012.4    Technical Advisor, University of Helsinki (project in Indonesia), development aid

2007.11 – 2011.9    Postdoctoral Fellow, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, research

2005.10 – 2007.9    Associate Scientist, Bioversity International, development aid

2001.3 – 2005.9                Doctoral Student, University of Helsinki, research

1999.11 – 2000.8    Junior Expert, Finnagro (project in Burkina Faso), development aid

 

Contact information

 

markku@pku.edu.cn

markku.larjavaara@gmail.com

https://www.forestecology.info/

 

 

Cultivation of talents

 

Teaching in Peking University:

Forest ecology, undergraduate, first course in spring 2020

Local and global management of forests, graduate, first course in spring 2020

 

 

Scientific research

 

Please see the research group pages in:

https://www.forestecology.info/


Education and experience

Education

 

2001.3 – 2005.10    University of Helsinki, Doctor of Science (forest ecology)

1995.8 – 1999.11    University of Helsinki, Master of Science (silviculture)

 

Employment

 

2019.5      –    Associate Professor (tenure track), Peking University, research

2013.10 – 2018.12  University Researcher, University of Helsinki, research and development aid

2012.5 – 2013.7                Researcher, Luke, research

2011.10 – 2012.4    Technical Advisor, University of Helsinki (project in Indonesia), development aid

2007.11 – 2011.9    Postdoctoral Fellow, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, research

2005.10 – 2007.9    Associate Scientist, Bioversity International, development aid

2001.3 – 2005.9                Doctoral Student, University of Helsinki, research

1999.11 – 2000.8    Junior Expert, Finnagro (project in Burkina Faso), development aid


Fund Project

Please see the research group pages in:

https://www.forestecology.info/


Courses

Teaching in Peking University:

Forest ecology, undergraduate, first course in spring 2020

Local and global management of forests, graduate, first course in spring 2020


Research direction

Tree size and structure

Forest growth

Climate change mitigation


Publications

Ten articles in which Larjavaara is the first author selected in September 2019

 

1.       Larjavaara, M., Davenport, T.R.B., Gangga, A., Holm, S., Kanninen, M. & Tien N.D. 2019. Payments for adding ecosystem carbon are mostly beneficial to biodiversity. Environmental Research Letters 14: 1-9.

2.       Larjavaara, M., Kanninen, M., Gordillo Ruesta, H., Koskinen, J., Kukkonen, M., Käyhkö, N., Larson, A.M., & Wunder, S. 2018. Global variation in the cost of increasing ecosystem carbon. Nature Climate Change 8: 38-42.

3.       Larjavaara, M., Kanninen, M., Alam, S.A. Mäkinen, A. & Poeplau, C. 2017. CarboScen: A tool to estimate carbon implications of land use scenarios. Ecography 40: 1-7.

4.       Larjavaara, M. 2015. Trees and shrubs differ biomechanically. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 30: 499-500.

5.       Larjavaara, M. 2014. World’s tallest trees grow in thermally similar climates. New Phytologist 202: 344-349.

6.       Larjavaara, M. & Muller-Landau, H.C. 2013. Measuring tree heights: A quantitative comparison of two common field methods in a moist tropical forest. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4: 793-801.

7.       Larjavaara, M. & Muller-Landau, H.C. 2012. Temperature explains global variation in old-growth forest biomass. Global Ecology and Biogeography 21: 998-1006.

8.       Larjavaara, M. & Muller-Landau, H.C. 2012. Still rethinking the value of high wood density. American Journal of Botany 99:165-168.

9.       Larjavaara, M. & Muller-Landau, H.C. 2010. Rethinking the value of high wood density. Functional Ecology 24: 701-705.

10.   Larjavaara, M. 2010. Maintenance cost, toppling risk and size of trees in a self-thinning stand. Journal of Theoretical Biology 265: 65-67.


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