Sara Karoliina Heikonen

Doctoral Researcher
Doctoral Researcher
T213 Built Environment

My doctoral thesis explores climate change related challenges and opportunities in global food crop production. More specifically, my current work focuses on the effects of changing temperature and moisture conditions on the global diversity of food crops.

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Areas of expertise

Food security, climate change, spatial data

Research groups

  • Water and Environmental Eng., Doctoral Researcher


Climate change alters the global diversity of food crops

Sara Heikonen, Matias Heino, Mika Jalava, Matti Kummu 2023

Modeling the drivers of eutrophication in Finland with a machine learning approach

Sara Heikonen, Maria Yli-Heikkilä, Matias Heino 2023 Ecosphere