Log In

Osmo Tapani Rämö Edit Profile

educator , Geologist

Osmo Tapani Rämö, Finnish geologist, educator. Achievements include research in establishment of the crucial role of the Rapakivi granites in the evolution of the continental crust.

Background

Rämö, Osmo Tapani was born on June 21, 1959 in Helsinki, Finland. Son of Tuure Samuel and Aune Maria Rämö.

Education

Master of Science, University Helsinki, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, University Helsinki, 1991. Docent in petrology, University Helsinki, 1992.

Career

Teaching assistant University Helsinki, 1985—1994, professor geology and mineralogy, 1995—1996, university lecturer, 2001—2002, professor geology and mineralogy, since 2003. Senior research fellow Academy Finland, 1996—2001. Board directors National Graduate School Geology, Helsinki.

Member Nordic science committee V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, Copenhagen, 2003—2004. Board directors Lithos (Elsevier), Amsterdam. Deputy board directors Nordic Ion Microprobe, Stockholm.

Visiting professor Federal University Pará, Belém, Brazil, 2000. Lieutenant Finnish Anti-Aircraft unit, 1979-1980, Helsinki.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in establishment of the crucial role of the Rapakivi granites in the evolution of the continental crust.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Suomen kallioperä - 3000 vuosimiljoonaa (University Helsinki Student Library. Good Text Book prize, 1998, Lauri Jantti Foundation Best Science Book in Finland award, 1999), Precambrian Geology of Finland - Key to the Understanding of the Fennoscandian Shield, Granitic Systems.

Membership

Board directors Helsingin Evankelinen Opisto, Helsinki, 2005. Member of Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits, International Association Volcanology and Chemistry of Earth's Interior (chairman subcommittee Finnish national geodetic-geophysical committee since 2004), Geochem. Society, Geological Society Brazil, Geological Society of America, Miner's Society Finland, Mineralogical Society Finland (vice chairman since 2005), L'Association Franco-Finlandaise pour la Recherche Scientifique et Technique, Geological Society Finland (board directors 1994), Socorro Gun Glub, Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Rifle shooting, photography.

Connections

Married Eeva Kristiina Huhtala, August 20, 1983. Children: Lotta Paula Maria, Sampo Oskari Johannes, Milla Kirsi Eliisa.

father:
Tuure Samuel

mother:
Aune Maria Rämö

spouse:
Eeva Kristiina Huhtala

children:
Lotta Paula Maria Rämö

Milla Kirsi Eliisa Rämö

Sampo Oskari Johannes Rämö