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    • Accessibility in the provinces of Finland 

      Tykkyläinen, Markku (Geographical society of Finland, 1981)
      Relative, mean and integral accessibility in the existing provinces of Finland and in the proposed new provinces was studied applying graph theory, through evaluating the shapes of the provinces by reference to polygonal ...

    • Periphery syndrome - a reinterpretation of regional development theory in a resource periphery 

      Tykkyläinen, Markku (Geographical society of Finland, 1988)
      A study is made of industrialization and the transition in economic structure as it has affected a remote peripheral region of Finland with a predominantly resource‑based economy over the last twenty years or so. The ...

    • Assessment and optimization of economic restructuring in a small peripheral region 

      Tykkyläinen, Markku (Geographical society of Finland, 1990)
      An evaluation model is presented which is suitable for planning methods related to the construction of regional economic scenarios. The model is constructed for assessment and optimization the regional economic structure ...

    • Commuting with on-site accommodation in the mining industry and its effects on spatial structures 

      Tykkyläinen, Markku (Geographical society of Finland, 1996)
      An analysis is made of experiences and spatial effects of commuting by air with on-site accommodation for the purposes of resource extraction in sparsely populated areas. The case concerned is that of the Forrestania Nickel ...

    • Potentials for innovative restructuring in industry in Northwestern Russia 

      Tykkyläinen, Markku; Jussila, Heikki (Geographical society of Finland, 1998)
      This paper examines the innovative restructuring of industry in Northwestern Russia, an area that includes St. Petersburg and its hinterlands and extends to the Barents Sea and the Ural Mountains. Profound restructuring ...

    • Magical expertise: An analysis of Finland’s national magician network 

      Rissanen, Olli; Palonen, Tuire; Hakkarainen, Kai (University of Lancaster, 2010)
      A social network analysis among 120 Finnish magicians was carried out through assessing several variables: individual attributes; magicians' competence (expertise), various interactions (mentoring, advice seeking, ...

    • Soil drought increases atmospheric fine particle capture efficiency of Norway spruce 

      Räsänen, Janne; Yli-Pirilä, Pasi; Holopainen, Toini; Joutsensaari, Jorma; Pasanen, Pertti; Kivimäenpää, Minna (Finnish Environment Institute, 2012)
      Atmospheric fine particles from natural and anthropogenic sources reduce air quality and thus cause undesirable health and climate effects. Trees can act as obstacles to dispersal of particle pollution and thus remove a ...

    • Diasporic romances gone bad : Impossible returns to Africa in Myriam Warner-Vieyra's Juletane, Buchi Emecheta's Kehinde and Véronique Tadjo's Loin de Mon Père 

      Toivanen, Anna-Leena (Informa UK Limited, 2013)
      This article looks into the thematic of homecoming to the African continent in the novels Juletane by Myriam Warner-Vieyra, Kehinde by Buchi Emecheta and Loin de Mon Père by Véronique Tadjo. This reading sets out to bring ...

    • Endogenous cannabinoids in amygdala and hippocampus in post-mortem brains of Cloninger type 1 and 2 alcoholics 

      Kärkkäinen, Olli K; Lehtonen, Marko; Laukkanen, Virpi; Tupala, Erkki; Hyytiä, Petri; Kautiainen, Hannu; Tiihonen, Jari; Callaway, JC; Storvik, Markus (Elsevier BV, 2013)
      Accumulating evidence continues to link certain aspects of the endogenous cannabinoid (EC) system with alcohol dependence, negative-reinforcement learning, and the modulation of stress responses. Specific alterations in ...

    • AMPA receptors in post-mortem brains of Cloninger type 1 and 2 alcoholics: A whole-hemisphere autoradiography study 

      Kärkkäinen, Olli; Kupila, Jukka; Häkkinen, Merja; Laukkanen, Virpi; Tupala, Erkki; Kautiainen, Hannu; Tiihonen, Jari; Storvik, Markus (Elsevier BV, 2013)
      Dysfunction of the brain glutamate system has been associated with alcoholism. Ionotropic glutamatergic alpha-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methylisoxazole-4-propionic acid receptors (AMPARs) play an important role in both neurotransmission ...

    • Effects of species-specific leaf characteristics and reduced water availability on fine particle capture efficiency of trees 

      Räsänen, Janne V; Holopainen, Toini; Joutsensaari, Jorma; Ndam, Collins; Pasanen, Pertti; Rinnan, Åsmund; Kivimäenpää, Minna (© Elsevier BV, 2013)
      Trees can improve air quality by capturing particles in their foliage. We determined the particle capture efficiencies of coniferous Pinus sylvestris and three broadleaved species: Betula pendula, Betula pubescens and Tilia ...

    • Personal Social Networks and the Cultivation of Expertise in Magic: An Interview Study 

      Rissanen, Olli; Palonen, Tuire; Pitkänen, Petteri; Kuhn, Gustav; Hakkarainen, Kai (Springer Nature, 2013)
      The purpose of the present study was to examine expertise in magic by interviewing 16 prominent Finnish magicians who were identified earlier through a social network analysis of 120 Finnish magicians. A semi-structured ...

    • Towards a digital infrastructure for Kildin Saami 

      Rießler, Michael (Kulturstiftung sibirien, 2013)

    • Lower [3H]Citalopram Binding in Brain Areas Related to Social Cognition in Alcoholics 

      Kärkkäinen, Olli; Laukkanen, Virpi; Haukijärvi, Tuija; Kautiainen, Hannu; Tiihonen, Jari; Storvik, Markus (Elsevier BV, 2014)
      In the present study, putative alterations in the serotonin transporter density were evaluated in anterior and posterior insula, posterior cingulate cortex, dorsolateral and dorsomedial prefrontal cortex, hippocampus, ...

    • Expertise among professional magicians: an interview study 

      Rissanen, Olli; Pitkänen, Petteri; Juvonen, Antti; Kuhn, Gustav; Hakkarainen, Kai (Frontiers Media SA, 2014)
      The purpose of the present investigation was to analyse interviews of highly regarded Finnish magicians. Social network analysis (N = 120) was used to identify Finland's most highly regarded magicians (N = 16). The selected ...

    • Particle capture efficiency of different-aged needles of Norway spruce under moderate and severe drought 

      Räsänen, Janne; Holopainen, Toini; Joutsensaari, Jorma; Pasanen, Pertti; Kivimäenpää, Minna (NRC Research Press, 2014)
      Trees can remove particulate matter from the atmosphere, improving air quality and providing ecosystem services. Particle removal capacity is known to differ between tree species, but the influence of environmental factors ...

    • Chemical composition, main sources and temporal variability of PM1 aerosols in southern African grassland 

      Tiitta, P; Vakkari, V; Croteau, P; Beukes, JP; van Zyl, PG; Josipovic, M; Venter, AD; Jaars, K; Pienaar, JJ; Ng, NL; Canagaratna, MR; Jayne, JT; Kerminen, V-M; Kokkola, H; Kulmala, M; Laaksonen, A; Worsnop, DR; Laakso, L (Copernicus GmbH, 2014)
      Southern Africa is a significant source region of atmospheric pollution, yet long-term data on pollutant concentrations and properties from this region are rather limited. A recently established atmospheric measurement ...
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    • Management of innovation in small service companies 

      Aromaa, Eeva; Eriksson, Päivi (SAGE Publications, 2014)
      The objective of our study is to explore how the innovation practice of a small service company can be identified and developed from the managerial point of view. The study is based on the intensive case study strategy ...

    • Developing the Innovation Practice of Small Entrepreneurial Service Company 

      Aromaa, Eeva; Eriksson, Päivi (Bloomsbury academic, 2014)
      The objective of our study is to explore how the innovation practice of a small service company can be identified and developed further from the managerial point of view. The study is based on the intensive case study ...

    • Validation of protein carbonyl measurement: A multi-centre 

      Augustyniak, Edyta; Adam, Aisha; Wojdyla, Katarzyna; Rogowska-Wrzesinska, Adelina; Willetts, Rachel; Korkmaz, Ayhan; Atalay, Mustafa; Weber, Daniela; Grune, Tilman; Borsa, Claudia; Gradinaru, Daniela; Chand Bollineni, Ravi; Fedorova, Maria; Griffiths, Helen R. (Elsevier BV, 2014)
      Protein carbonyls are widely analysed as a measure of protein oxidation. Several different methods exist for their determination. A previous study had described orders of magnitude variance that existed when protein carbonyls ...