User:Anna Karjalainen

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Anna Karjalainen

Contact info

University of Jyväskylä
Dept. of Biological and Environmental Science, and
Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), Jyväskylä Unit
P.O.Box 35, 40014 University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Visiting address:
Ambiotica, Survontie 9, D324.3
phone: +358-14-260 4258
fax: +358-14-260 2321

Anna Karjalainen (née Nikkilä)


National Public Health Institute Centre for Environmental Health Risk Analysis P.O. Box 95, FI-70701 Kuopio


phone: +358 400 406148, fax: +358 20 610 6498

Current research

  • Environmental health impact assessment with integrated risk assessment methods
  • Risk-benefit analysis of food

Areas of interest

  • Contaminant risks to human health and ecosystems


  • Ph.D. (ecotoxicology, University of Jyväskylä, Finland)
  • Phil. Lic. (ecotoxicology, University of Joensuu, Finland)
  • M.Sc. (biology, University of Joensuu, Finland)

Projects participated currently

  • Beneris (Benefit-Risk Assessment for Food: an Iterative Value-of-Information Approach)
  • Intarese (Integrated Assessment of Health Risks of Environmental Stressors in Europe)

Selected publications

  • Karjalainen A, Pääkkönen J-P-J. & Karjalainen J. 2006. Tissue-specific and whole-fish accumulation of polychlorinated biphenyls by juvenile Baltic salmon (Salmo salar L.) after oral gavage exposure. BOREAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH 11:421-430
  • Nikkilä A, Halme A. & Kukkonen JVK. 2003.Toxicokinetics, toxicity and lethal body residues of two chlorophenols in the oligochaete worm, L. variegatus, in different sediments. CHEMOSPHERE 51:35-46.
  • Nikkilä A. & Kukkonen JVK. 2001. Effects of dissolved organic material on binding and toxicokinetics of pyrene in the waterflea Daphnia magna. ARCHIVES OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION AND TOXICOLOGY 40:333-338.
  • Nikkilä A, Paulsson M, Almgren K, Blanck H. & Kukkonen JVK. 2001. Atrazine uptake, elimination and bioconcentration by periphyton communities and Daphnia magna: effects of dissolved organic carbon. ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY AND CHEMISTRY 20:1003-1011.
  • Nikkilä A, Penttinen S. & Kukkonen JVK. 1999. UV-B induced acute toxicity of pyrene to the waterflea Daphnia magna in natural freshwaters. ECOTOXICOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY 44:271-279.


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