Anssi Lensu   

Anssi Lensu

Senior Lecturer, Ph.D.

Work Address

University of Jyväskylä
Department of Biological and Environmental Science
Anssi Lensu
P.O.Box 35 (YAC)
FI-40014 University of Jyväskylä
Finland, Europe


YAC114.1, Survontie 9C, Jyväskylä

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Work +358-40-805 3903



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Most Relevant Publications

Kotamäki N., Järvinen M., Kauppila P., Korpinen S., Lensu A., Malve O., Mitikka S., Silander J. & Kettunen J. 2019. A practical approach to improve statistical performance of surface water monitoring networks. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 191: 318. doi:10.1007/s10661-019-7475-3

Laasasenaho K., Lensu A., Rintala J. & Lauhanen R. 2019. GIS-data related route optimization, hierarchical clustering, location optimization, and kernel density methods are useful for promoting distributed bioenergy plant planning in rural areas. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments 32: 47-57. doi:10.1016/j.seta.2019.01.006

Suuronen A., Lensu A., Kuitunen M., Andrade-Alvear R., Guajardo Celis N., Miranda M., Perez M. & Kukkonen J.V.K. 2017. Optimization of photovoltaic solar power plant locations in northern Chile. Environmental Earth Sciences 76 (24): 824. doi:10.1007/s12665-017-7170-z

Laasasenaho K., Lensu A., Rintala J. & Lauhanen R. 2017. Landowners’ willingness to promote bioenergy production on wasteland – future impact on land use of cutaway peatlands. Land Use Policy 69: 167-175.

Suuronen A., Muñoz-Escobar C., Lensu A., Kuitunen M., Guajardo Celis N., Espinoza Astudillo P., Ferrú M., Taucare-Ríos A., Miranda M. & Kukkonen J.V.K. 2017. The Influence of Solar Power Plants on Microclimatic Conditions and the Biotic Community in Chilean Desert Environments. Environmental Management 4: 630-642. doi:10.1007/s00267-017-0906-4

Gu Y., Lensu A., Perämäki S., Ojala A. & Vähätalo A. 2017. Iron and pH Regulating the Photochemical Mineralization of Dissolved Organic Carbon. ACS Omega 2 (5): 1905-1914. doi:10.1021/acsomega.7b00453

Torniainen J., Lensu A., Vuorinen P.J., Sonninen E., Keinänen M., Jones R.I., Patterson W.P. & Kiljunen M. 2017. Oxygen and carbon isoscapes for the Baltic Sea: Testing their applicability in fish migration studies. Ecology and Evolution 7 (7): 2255-2267. doi:10.1002/ece3.2841

Saarni S., Lensu A., Tammelin M., Haltia E. & Saarinen T. 2017. Winter climate signal in boreal clastic-biogenic varves: a comprehensive analysis of three varved records from 1890 to 1990 AD with meteorological and hydrological data from Eastern Finland. Accepted to GFF. doi:10.1080/11035897.2017.1389984

Räsänen A., Kuitunen M., Hjort J., Vaso A., Kuitunen T. & Lensu A. 2016. The role of landscape, topography, and geodiversity in explaining vascular plant species richness in a fragmented landscape. Boreal Environment Research 21 (1-2): 53-70.

Laasasenaho K., Lensu A. & Rintala J. 2016. Planning land use for biogas energy crop production: The potential of cutaway peat production lands. Biomass and Bioenergy 85: 355-362.

Räsänen A., Lensu A., Tomppo E. & Kuitunen M. 2015. Comparing conservation value maps and mapping methods in a rural landscape in Southern Finland. Landscape Online 44: 1-21. doi:10.3097/LO.201544.

Zapata J., Perez M., Kouro S., Lensu A. & Suuronen A. 2015. Design of a cleaning program for a PV plant based on analysis of energy losses. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 5(6): 1748-1756. doi:10.1109/JPHOTOV.2015.2478069.

Saarni S., Saarinen T. & Lensu A. 2015. Organic lacustrine sediment varves as indicators of past precipitation changes: a 3,000-year climate record from Central Finland. Journal of Paleolimnology 53: 401-413. doi:10.1007/s10933-015-9832-8

Haapakoski M., Lensu A., Sundell J., Vihervaara H. & Ylönen H. 2015. Infanticide effects on behavior of the bank vole (Myodes glareolus) in the fragmented breeding habitat. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 69(1): 49-59. doi:10.1007/s00265-014-1816-6

Räsänen A., Kuitunen M., Tomppo E. & Lensu A. 2014. Coupling high-resolution satellite imagery with ALS-based canopy height model and digital elevation model in object-based boreal forest habitat type classification. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 94: 169-182.

Tolonen K.T., Hämäläinen H., Lensu A., Meriläinen J., Palomäki A. & Karjalainen J. 2014. The relevance of "ecological status" to ecosystem functions and services in a large boreal lake. Journal of Applied Ecology 51: 560-571.

Räsänen A., Rusanen A., Kuitunen M. & Lensu A. 2013. What makes segmentation good? A case study in boreal forest habitat mapping. International Journal of Remote Sensing 34 (23): 8603-8627.

Jaakkola L.M., Heiskanen M.M., Lensu A.M. & Kuitunen M.T. 2013. Consequences of forest landscape changes on the availability of winter pastures for reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) from 1953 to 2003 in Kuusamo, northeast Finland. Boreal Environment Research 18 (6): 459-472.

Ratia H., Rämänen H., Lensu A. & Oikari A. 2013. Betulinol and wood sterols in sediments contaminated by pulp and paper mill effluents: dissolution and spatial distribution. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 20 (7): 4562-4573.

Syväranta J., Lensu A., Marjomäki T. J., Oksanen S. & Jones R. 2013. An empirical evaluation of the utility of convex hull and standard ellipse areas for assessing population niche widths from stable isotope data. PLOS ONE 8(2): e56094. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0056094.

Kataja-aho S., Pennanen T., Lensu A. & Haimi J. 2012. Does stump removal affect early growth and mycorrhizal infection of spruce (Picea abies) seedlings in clear-cuts? Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 27 (8): 746-753.

Leppänen J., Haahla A., Lensu A. & Kuitunen M. 2012. Parent-Child Similarity in Environmental Attitudes: A Pairwise Comparison. The Journal of Environmental Education 43 (3): 162-176.

Siljanen H., Saari A., Krause S., Lensu A., Abell G., Bodrossy L., Bodelier P. & Martikainen P. 2011. Hydrology is reflected in the functioning and community composition of methanotrophs in the littoral wetland of a boreal lake. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 75 (3): 430-445.

Wang H., Vuorela M., Keränen A.-L., Lehtinen T., Lensu A., Lehtomäki A. & Rintala J. 2010. Development of microbial populations in the anaerobic hydrolysis of grass silage for methane production. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 72 (3): 496-506.

Rämänen H., Lassila H., Lensu A., Lahti M. & Oikari A. 2010. Dissolution and spatial distribution of resin acids and retene in sediments contaminated by pulp and paper industry. Journal of Soils and Sediments 10 (3): 349-358.

Einola J., Sormunen K., Lensu A., Leiskallio A., Ettala M. & Rintala J. 2009. Methane oxidation at a surface-sealed boreal landfill. Waste Management 29: 2105-2120.

Lensu A. & Koikkalainen P. 2002. A Parallel Implementation of the Tree-Structured Self-Organizing Map. In: Proc. PARA 2002: 6th International Conference on Applied Parallel Computing: 370-379. Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg.

Lensu A. & Koikkalainen P. 2002. Complexity Selection of the Self-Organizing Map. In: Proc. ICANN 2002: International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks: 927-932. Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg.

Lensu A. & Koikkalainen P. 1998. Analysis of Multi-Choice Questionnaires through Self-Organizing Maps. In: Proc. ICANN'98: 8th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks: 305-310. Springer-Verlag, London, UK.

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