Dr. Joonas J. Virtasalo


Academic positionAssociate Professor, Senior Lecturer, Reader
Research fieldsSedimentology,Geology,Oceanography
KeywordsBaltic Sea, geology, paleoceanography, sedimentology, ichnology

Current contact address

InstitutionGeological Survey of Finland

Host during sponsorship

Dr. Thomas LeipeInstitut für Ostseeforschung, Universität Rostock, Rostock
Start of initial sponsorship01/07/2008


2008Humboldt Research Fellowship Programme for Postdocs

Publications (partial selection)

2011Joonas J. Virtasalo, Thomas Leipe, Matthias Moros, Aarno T. Kotilainen: Physicochemical and biological influences on sedimentary-fabric formation in a salinity and oxygen-restricted semi-enclosed sea: Gotland Deep, Baltic Sea. In: Sedimentology, 2011, 352-375
2010Joonas J. Virtasalo, Aarno T. Kotilainen, Matti E. Räsänen: Definitions of Trollskär Formation and Sandön Formation in the Archipelago Sea, northern Baltic Sea. In: Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland, 2010, 63-68