20 June 2017

Pekka Kauppi, 1981 YSSP

Prof. Pekka Kauppi was a respondent on the 'Ecosystems, Land Use, Water and Food' Panel at the YSSP 40th Anniversary Event.

© Pekka E. Kauppi

© Pekka E. Kauppi

Pekka Kauppi, 1981 YSSP

Professor of Environmental Science and Policy, Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki

Professor Kauppi has focused his research on global forests and their ecosystem services, especially on the interplay between forests and climate. He has made an international career as an author within the IPCC and other international fora and has received many scientific awards for his contributions to environmental science and policy research. Pekka Kauppi has worked at IIASA a total of about four years and he is very grateful to the collaboration and lasting contacts with colleagues and friends, whom he first met at IIASA many years ago.

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Peters, G.P., Marland, G., Hertwich, E.G., Saikku, L., Rautiainen, A., & Kauppi, P.E. (2009). Trade, transport, and sinks extend the carbon dioxide responsibility of countries: An editorial essay. Climatic Change 97 (3), 379-388. 10.1007/s10584-009-9606-2.

Kauppi, P. (2003). Low estimate for carbon stock in global forest vegetation based on inventory data. Silva Fennica 37 (4), 451-457. 10.14214/sf.484.

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