1992 …2020

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Artistic and research interests

Research interests include risk assessment, sustainability appraisal (particularly methods and indicators) and implementation of circular economy, the focus being on waste management and remediation of contaminated environment.


  • Risk analysis
  • Risk Management
  • Land remediation
  • Contaminated sites
  • Industrial by-products
  • Environmental acceptability
  • Sustainability appraisal
  • Chemical contamination
  • MCDA

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Research Output

Economic and technical considerations in pursuing green building certification : A case study from Iran

Amiri, A., Ottelin, J., Sorvari, J. & Junnila, S., 19 Jan 2020, In : Sustainability (Switzerland). 12, 2, 719.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
  • 19 Downloads (Pure)

    Are LEED-certified buildings energy-efficient in practice?

    Amiri, A., Ottelin, J. & Sorvari, J., 20 Mar 2019, In : Sustainability (Switzerland). 11, 6, 14 p., 1672.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

    Open Access
  • 7 Citations (Scopus)
    121 Downloads (Pure)

    Haitalliset aineet aiheuttavat päänvaivaa ympäristörikosprosessissa

    Björklöf, K., Viitala, N., Finnilä, S., Korhonen, P. & Sorvari, J., 2019, In : Ympäristö ja terveys. 50, 1, p. 46-51 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

    A circular economy: an analysis of the businesses awareness level in the Baltic Sea Region countries

    Sergienko, O., Pavlova, A., Savoskula, V., Karvinen, M., Sorvari, J., Obuka, V., Klavins, M., Hillman, K. & Autio, S., 2018, In : Scientific journal NRU ITMO. 4, p. 125-138 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

    Open Access
  • 146 Downloads (Pure)

    A decision support tool for selecting the optimal sewage sludge treatment

    Turunen, V., Sorvari, J. & Mikola, A., Feb 2018, In : Chemosphere. 193, p. 521-529 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  • 12 Citations (Scopus)


    Digimaa (EAKR) - muut kulut

    Sorvari, J. & Serkkola, A.


    Project: EU: Structural funds EAKR (incl. Interreg)

    Uusiomateriaalien digipalvelut maarakentamisessa

    Kosyanenko, E., Sorvari, J. & Serkkola, A.


    Project: EU: Structural funds EAKR (incl. Interreg)

    PIRISTE: Pilaantuneiden maa-alueiden kestävät riskinhallintakeinot

    Sorvari, J.


    Project: Other external funding: Other government funding


    Best oral presenter award

    Jaana Sorvari (Recipient), 8 Oct 2014

    Prize: Award or honor granted for a specific work

  • Activities

    From waste problem to renewable energy resource. Exploring horse manure as feedstock for anaerobic digestion.

    Jaana Sorvari (Opponent)
    9 Nov 2018

    Activity: Examination typesPre-examination of dissertation or acting as opponent to doctoral students

    Rintu Banerjee

    Jaana Sorvari (Host)
    13 May 201822 May 2018

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting a visitor

    International W2-Seminar on Circular Economy Now!

    Pekka Oinas (Member), Jaana Sorvari (Member), Md. E.Moula (Member), Golam Sarwar (Member)
    16 May 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganization of a workshop, panel, session or tutorial

    Sustainability assessment and indicators in environmental engineering

    Jaana Sorvari (Invited speaker)
    8 Feb 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesKeynote or plenary lecture

    University of Helsinki (Publisher)

    Md.Munjur E.Moula (Editor), Jaana Sorvari (Editor), Pekka Oinas (Editor)
    10 Nov 2017

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorship of a book or a special issue of a journal

    Press / Media