Jarkko Akkanen

jarkko.akkanen(at)uef.fi

+ 358 2944 53033

 

GENERAL

  • Adjunct Professor in environmental toxicology, University of Eastern Finland
  • PhD 2002

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Sediment risk assessment remediation with toxicant binding sorbent materials
  • Environmental implications of organic matter-contaminant associations

 

WORK ON PROCESS

  • The use of carbon amendments as sediment remediation method: applicability under Finnish environmental conditions
  • Contaminated sediments: From sink to source 

 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Agbo SO, Lemmetyinen J, Keinänen M, Keski-Saari S, Akkanen J, Leppänen MT, Wang Z, Wang H, Price DA, and Kukkonen JVK (2013): Response of Lumbriculus variegatus transcriptome and metabolites to model chemical contaminants. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part C: (Toxicology and Pharmacology) 157: 183–191.

Agbo SO, Akkanen J, Leppänen MT and Kukkonen JVK (2013): Bioconcentration of benzo(a)pyrene in Chironomus riparius and Lumbriculus variegatus in relation to dissolved organic matter and biotransformation. Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management 16: 1–8.

Akkanen J, Slootweg T, Mäenpää K, Leppänen MT, Agbo SO, Gallampois C and Kukkonen JVK (Book Chapter): Bioavailability of organic contaminants in freshwater environment. In: The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry, Vol. 19 in SPRINGER (2012). Guasch, Helena; Ginebreda, Antoni; Geiszinger, Anita (Eds.). Emerging and Priority Pollutants in Rivers: Bringing Science into River Management Plans.

Akkanen  J, Tuikka A, Kukkonen JVK (2012): On the borderline of dissolved and particulate organic matter: Partitioning and bioavailability of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, Ecotox Env Safety 78: 91-98.

Nybom I, Werner D, Leppanen M, Siavalas G, Christanis K, Karapanagioti HK, Kukkonen JVK, Akkanen J (2013): Responses of Lumbriculus variegatus to Activated Carbon Amendments in Uncontaminated Sediments, Environ Sct Technol 23: 12895-12903

Pakarinen K, Petersen EJ, Leppanen MT, Akkanen J Kukkonen JVK (2012): Adverse effects of fullerenes (nC(60)) spiked to sediments on Lumbriculus variegatus (Oligochaeta), Environ Pollut 159: 3750-3756. 

Waissi-Leinonen GC, Petersen E, Pakarinen K,  Akkanen J, Leppanen MT, Kukkonen JVK (2012): Toxicity of fullerene (C60) to sediment-dwelling invertebrate Chironomus riparius larvae, Environ Toxicol Chem 31: 2108-2116.