Olli Karjalainen

MSc

Doctoral student
Geography

4 peer reviewed publications in international journals. The publications have been cited 13 times, of which the most cited publication accounts for 7 citations. The author has a h-index of 2.00. (Scopus)

Research interests

  • Permafrost and periglacial processes
  • Geomorphology
  • Global change
  • Geohazards

Projects

INFRAHAZARD: Geomorphic sensitivity of the Arctic region: geohazards and infrastructure

Social media

Professional and community activities

  • Geographical Society of Northern Finland
  • https://nordia.journal.fi/
  • Young National Correspondent for Finland in GTN-P (Global Terrestrial Network for Permafrost)

Research groups

  • Physical Geography Research Group (PGRG)

Selected publications

  • Karjalainen, Olli; Luoto, Miska; Aalto, Juha; Hjort, Jan (2019) New insights into the environmental factors controlling the ground thermal regime across the Northern Hemisphere: a comparison between permafrost and non-permafrost areas. - Cryosphere 13 (2), 693-707 . [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Karjalainen, Olli; Aalto, Juha; Luoto, Miska; Westermann, Sebastian; Romanovsky, Vladimir E.; Nelson, Frederick E.; Etzelmüller, Bernd; Hjort, Jan (2019) Circumpolar permafrost maps and geohazard indices for near-future infrastructure risk assessments. - Scientific data 6, 190037 . [Original]
  • Hjort, Jan; Karjalainen, Olli; Aalto, Juha; Westermann, Sebastian; Romanovsky, Vladimir E.; Nelson, Frederick E.; Etzelmüller, Bernd; Luoto, Miska (2018) Degrading permafrost puts Arctic infrastructure at risk by mid-century. - Nature Communications 9, 5147 . [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Aalto, J.; Karjalainen, O.; Hjort, J.; Luoto, M. (2018) Statistical Forecasting of Current and Future Circum-Arctic Ground Temperatures and Active Layer Thickness. - Geophysical Research Letters 45 (10), 4889-4898 . [Original]

Research visits

  • University of Oslo/Department of Geosciences
    3.5.2018 to 15.6.2018