author1Björn Kröger. Finnish Museum of Natural History, University of Helsinki, P.O. Box 44, Fi-00014, Helsinki, Finland, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Björn Kröger is a curator of the Palaeontological Collections of the at Finnish Museum of Natural History, Helsinki, Finland. He works primarily on the palaeobiology and taxonomy of early cephalopods. His research interests include macroevolutionary processes of the Paleozoic. Currently his research focus is on early Paleozoic reef evolution and processes of diversification during the Ordovician.

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author2Kari Lintulaakso. Finnish Museum of Natural History, University of Helsinki, P.O. Box 44, Fi-00014, Helsinki, Finland, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kari Lintulaakso is a PhD student at the University of Helsinki and has MSc of biosciences from the same university. He specializes in recent mammals and his main interest is linking current mammalian community structures with key environmental factors that can be used in palaeoclimatological and environmental studies. In these studies he exploits his over 20 years of work experience with databases, including data mining, data integration, and ETL (Extract, Transform, Load).