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geologist , researcher , translator

Toni Tapani Eerola, Finnish geologist, researcher, translator. Certified geologist. Grantee Gold Museum Tankavaara, Finland, 1994, 28th Geological Congress Brazil, Camboriu, 1994, All-Russian Meeting on Vendian Paleogeography-IGCP-319, Ekaterinburg, Russia, 1996, award Autokumpu Fund, 1999, award Ella & Georg Ehrnrooth Fund, 2000, award W. Ramsay & THG Sahama Memorial Fund, 2000, award NorFA, 2000.

Background

Eerola, Toni Tapani was born on January 26, 1963 in Pori, Finland. Son of Seppo Antti Juhani Eerola and Tuula Marjatta Mela Uunila.

Education

Master of Science, University Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 1992.

Career

Geologist trainee Petrobras S.A., Aracaju, Brazil, 1990, Mineracao Brasileira Ltd., Criciuma, Brazil, 1990-1991, Geological Survey Brazil, Porto Alegre, 1991. Researcher Geological Survey Finland-International Division, Espoo, 1994-1996, Institute Geology, University Helsinki, Finland, since 1997. Translator, interpreter various companies and institutions, Brazil and Finland, since 1986.

Consultant Environmental Board Pori. Convenor L9 Session EU6X1 Meeting, Strasbourgh, France, 2001.

Achievements

  • Certified geologist; official translator.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Founding member Brazilian-Scandinavian Cultural Institute, Porto Alegre, 1990-1992. President, founding member Clube Brasil-Brazilian-Finnish Cultural Association, Espoo, 1995-1996. Directorate member Latin America Cultural Center, Helsinki, 1996-1997, Latin America Society Finland, Helsinki, since 1996.

Marine soldier Finnish Navy, 1992-1993. Member Geological Society Finland, Union Environmental Professionals Finland, Union Translators and Interpreters Finland, Association Geologists for International Development, ProGeo.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, writing, sports, rock climbing. E-mail: teerola@touko.helsinki.fi. Fax: 358 9 19123466.

Connections

Married Evelyse Diconcili Caetano, August 22, 1987. Children: Sami Leon, Erik Alexander.

father:
Seppo Antti Juhani Eerola

mother:
Tuula Marjatta Mela Uunila

spouse:
Evelyse Diconcili Caetano

child:
Sami Leon Eerola

child:
Erik Alexander Eerola