Defense of doctoral dissertation 26th of June 2015: Assessing oil spill risks

Inari Helle, FM, DI will defend the doctoral dissertation entitled “Assessing oil spill risks in the northern Baltic Sea with Bayesian network applications” in the Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, on 26 June 2015 at 12:00. The public examination will take place at the following address: Infokeskus Korona, sali 1, Viikinkaari 11.

The work offers new insights to the oil spill risks in the study area and provides examples how Bayesian networks can be applied in environmental risk assessment. The thesis is a part of the work needed in order to develop comprehensive decision support tools related to environmental risk management in the northern Baltic Sea. Part of the  work presented in this thesis has been conducted in research projects OILECO and OILRISK.

The dissertation is also available in electronic form through the E-thesis service.