Research Centre for Ecological Change
Coordinated Analysis of Long-Term Ecological Data to Understand Impacts of Global Change
In Finland, we have a unique knowledge reserve made up of long-term series of nature observations. By fully utilising this reserve, we can understand environmental change and its impact on communities of organisms and the ecosystem services they provide. In REC we are uniting the leading experts in the field to tap into this reserve together with its creators, to develop new methods and to disseminate the tools created to stakeholders.
In a report published in January 2017, the UN deemed biodiversity and a clean environment basic human rights. Research has shown what...
Download the booklet The REC database is a collection of datasets with long-term species observations in Finland for the exclusive use...
In REC, we believe in the importance of informing, educating and raising awareness of science.
The REC consists of five Principal Investigators and their research groups. Seven Post Docs in the core team work directly with REC...
Our colleague giving a presentation During autumn 2022, REC organizes talks given by REC group members and what we call...
REC recruits post-docs and a project planner
The Research Centre for Ecological Change (REC) has several post-doc positions and a project planner position open. The application period is 1...
REC receives funding for biodiversity monitoring research
The Ministry of the Environment has awarded 478 000 € in funding to the University of Helsinki’s Research Centre for Ecological Change (REC) for...