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Geography educator

Mauri Kullervo Pyokari, Finnish geography educator. Grantee Finnish National Research Council, Helsinki, 1976, Finnish Cultural Foundation, Helsinki, 1978, Foundation of University of Turku, 1988, Finnish Cultural Foundation, 1979. Lecturer Worker's Educational Institute, Turku, since 1975. Fellow Geography Society Finland, Geography Society Turku (board 1976-1977, 81-82), Astronomical Society.

Background

Pyokari, Mauri Kullervo was born on January 11, 1936 in Johannes, Finland. Son of Otto and Hilja Josefina (Hyvonen) Pyokari.

Education

Master of Science, University Turku, 1967. License Philosophy, University Turku, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Turku, 1979.

Career

Senior teacher high school, Rovaniemi, Finland, 1968-1972, Turku, Finland, 1972-1999. Researcher University Turku, 1974, assistant, 1975-1976, docent in geography, since 1982. Member working group on dynamics of shoreline erosion International Geography Union, 1976, commission on coastal environment, since 1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Mixed Sand and Gravel Shores in the Southwest Finnish Archipelago, 1973. Editor journal Publications Institute Geography University Turkuensis, 1976. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Lecturer Worker's Educational Institute, Turku, since 1975. Fellow Geography Society Finland, Geography Society Turku (board 1976-1977, 81-82), Astronomical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Nature, travel.

Connections

Married Maire Hellevi Saastamoinen, August 10, 1968. 1 child, Heikki.

father:
Otto Pyokari

mother:
Hilja Josefina (Hyvonen) Pyokari

spouse:
Maire Hellevi Saastamoinen

child:
Heikki Pyokari