Markku Väisänen
PhD

Adjunct Professor, Geology (Department of Geography and Geology)
University Lecturer, Geology (Department of Geography and Geology)

mavaisa@utu.fi
+358 50 575 2429

Akatemiankatu 1
Turku
Geohouse
Office: 208



Areas of expertise
Svecofennian Orogen, U-Pb age dating, geochemistry, structural geology, tectonics

Biography
1991 MSc at Åbo Akademi University
2002 PhD at the University of Turku
2007 Docent (adjunct professor) at the University of Turku


Research
The main focus is the crustal evolution of the Svecofennian Orogen using multidisciplinary research methods: field geology, geochemistry, isotope geology and mineralogy. One project models gold deposits in the Häme Belt, SW Finland. .

Teaching
Microscope Course, Igneous Petrology, Global Tectonics, Mineral Separation Course, Field trips

Publications
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1.90-1.88Ga arc magmatism of central Fennoscandia: geochemistry, U-Pb geochronology, Sm-Nd and Lu-Hf isotope systematics of plutonic-volcanic rocks from Southern Finland (2018)
Geologica Acta
J. Kara, M. Väisänen, Å Johansson, Y. Lahaye, H. O'Brien, O. Eklund
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A1 Journal article – refereed)

Characterisation of the structural evolution and structural control of the gold mineralisations in the Kullaa area, SW Finland (2018) LITHOSPHERE 2018: TENTH SYMPOSIUM ON STRUCTURE, COMPOSITION AND EVOLUTION OF THE LITHOSPHERE: PROGRAMME AND EXTENDED ABSTRACTS Jaakko Kara, Jukka Manninen, Tuomas Leskelä, Pietari Skyttä, Markku Väisänen, Markku Tiainen, Hanna Leväniemi
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O2 Other)

EVIDENCE FOR A HIGH NB/TA AND ZR/HF RESERVOIR IN SOUTH-CENTRAL FENNOSCANDIAN SHIELD TRACED IN 1.86-1.85 GA MONZOGABBROS (2018) 4th Finnish National Colloquium of Geosciences Turku, 14–15 March 2018: Abstract Book Jaakko Kara, Markku Väisänen
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O2 Other)

Evidence of rifting over the suprasubduction zone Mawat ophiolite NE, Iraq: Implications for late-stage gabbro formation (2018) Abstract book Heider AL Humadi, Markku Väisänen, Sabah A. Ismail
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O2 Other)

Felsic MASH zone in southernmost Finland (2018) LITHOSPHERE 2018 A. Saukko, K. Nikkilä, O. Eklund, M. Väisänen
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O2 Other)

Geochronology, geochemistry and structural setting of the Uunimäki gold mineralisation, SW Finland (2018) LITHOSPHERE 2018: TENTH SYMPOSIUM ON STRUCTURE, COMPOSITION AND EVOLUTION OF THE LITHOSPHERE: PROGRAMME AND EXTENDED ABSTRACTS Tuomas Leskelä, Jaakko Kara, Iiro Pitkälä, Pietari Skyttä, Markku Väisänen, Markku Tiainen, Hanna Leväniemi, Janne Hokka, Yann Lahaye
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O2 Other)

High-Nb and adakite-like 1.86 Ga magmatism in southern Finland (2018) Kara Jaakko, Väisänen Markku, O’Brien Hugh, Lahaye Yann
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O2 Other)

Shear zones and structural analysis of the Loimaa area, SW Finland (2018) LITHOSPHERE 2018: TENTH SYMPOSIUM ON STRUCTURE, COMPOSITION AND EVOLUTION OF THE LITHOSPHERE: PROGRAMME AND EXTENDED ABSTRACTS Iiro Pitkälä, Jaakko Kara, Tuomas Leskelä, Pietari Skyttä, Markku Väisänen, Hanna Leväniemi, Janne Hokka, Markku Tiainen, Yann Lahaye
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O2 Other)

U-Pb zircon, monazite and xenotime geochronology of cordierite-anthophyllite and felsic volcanic rocks in Orijärvi, southern Finland (2018) LITHOSPHERE 2018 Teemu Vehkamäki, Markku Väisänen, Yann Lahaye, Matti Kurhila, Bo Johanson
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O2 Other)

1.86 Ga granites in the Salo area, SW Finland (2016) Heidi Penttinen, Jaakko Kara, Markku Väisänen, Yann Lahaye, Hugh O'Brien
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O2 Other)

A shoshonitic dyke in Lohja, Southern Finland (2016) Lithosphere 2016: Ninth symposium on the Structure, Composition and Evolution of the Lithosphere in Fennoscandia Marek Lehtinen, Markku Väisänen, Jaakko Kara, Hugh O’Brien, Marja Lehtonen
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D3 Professional conference proceedings)

Geochemistry of the hydrothermally altered rocks in Orijärvi, SW Finland (2016)
Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland
A.Ratsula, M.Väisänen, P.Eilu
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O2 Other)

Geochemistry of the volcanic rocks from the southeast of the Central Finland Granitoid Complex (2016) Krista Mönkäre, Marjaana Ahven, Perttu Mikkola, Markku Väisänen
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O2 Other)

Is mafic magmatism a heat source for the high temperature metamorphism in southern Finland? (2016)
Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland
M. Väisänen
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O2 Other)

Monazite and zircon dating of the plagiogranites in the Mawat Ophiolite Complex, NE Iraq (2016) Heider AL Humadi, Sabah A. Ismail, Markku Väisänen, Hugh O'Brien, Jaakko Kara
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O2 Other)

Post-kinematic mafic dykes in southern part of Central Svecofennia, Finland (2016) Lithosphere 2016: Ninth symposium on the Structure, Composition and Evolution of the Lithosphere in Fennoscandia J. Kara, M. Väisänen, Y. Lahaye, H. O’Brien
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D3 Professional conference proceedings)

The Salittu Formation in southwestern Finland, part I: Structure, age and stratigraphy (2016)
Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland
Nironen M., Mänttäri I. and Väisänen M.
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Mitä ainetta kivi on? (2015)
Helsingin Sanomat
Markku Väisänen
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

A multi-disciplinary approach to unravel the tectonic setting of the bedrock in the Salo area, SW Finland (2014) Riku Aho, Tuomas Kauti, Heidi Penttinen, Pietari Skyttä, Markku Väisänen
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O2 Other)


Last updated on 2019-27-06 at 02:25