3MUGIS-2019 summer school

In connection with Moscow PEEX-office 3MUGIS-2019 summer school has been successfully held in Russia. In July-August 2019 five days of focused on-campus training in skills relevant to the sites visited occured at RUDN University in Moscow city. They was followed by an expanded two-week field tour from the White Sea (Kandalaksha town, 67N; 32E) to…

Finnish-Russian workshop and young scientists school on black carbon

Young scientists school “Chemistry of microparticles in the atmosphere, road dust, snow and surface waters and related health impacts”  and the Finnish-Russian workshop on “Black carbon in the atmosphere and significance compared to dust sources” was held at Moscow State University 17-18 September 2019. The event was organized by the Faculty of Geography, Lomonosov Moscow…

City of Moscow and City of Helsinki visit SMEAR II, Hyytiälä

The City of Moscow and City Helsinki visited Station Measuring Ecosystem Atmosphere Relations (SMEAR II) Station in Hyytiälä in June. The Government of Moscow was represented by Polina Zakharova, Director of “Moscow monitoring” and her colleagues of City of Helsinki Esa Nikunen, Director General of the Environment Centre of Helsinki City; Alpo Tani (Land use…

Expedition to Turgen-Aksu glacier, Kyrgyzstan

Two INAR scientists David Brus and Jonas Svensson (both from FMI) together with ex-INARian Magdalena Brus (ICOS HO) have recently participated in a scientific expedition to Turgen-Aksu glacier in Kyrgyzstan. The main mission of the expedition was building a capacity of the Kyrgyz Hydromet to monitor the glaciers in Kyrgyzstan, since their knowledge, experience and…

Siberian aerosol measurements at Fonovaya station

Not so long time ago, the Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research (INAR), University of Helsinki, started a new measurement campaign in the boreal forest of Siberia. The measurements are taking place at station Fonovaya, Tomsk region. I’ve worked at this station for two weeks, and that is why I want to tell you…

High-quality greenhouse gas data published from 22 stations in Europe

ICOS (Integrated Carbon Observation System) has released an update of its top-quality data on greenhouse gas concentrations and meteorological observations for 22 stations in Europe. Two of these stations, Pallas and Zeppelin Observatory, are located in the Arctic region. The published data, so called ICOS Level 2 data, is the final, quality checked ICOS data…

MODEST meeting in London and Riga

MODEST project meeting in London MODEST project meeting in London, UK, in 1.-2.7.2019 was organized by Brunel University. Brunel University is situated in West London near Heathrow airport. It has three colleges: College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences, College of Engineering, Design and Physical Science, College of Health and Life Science. The campus of…

MODEST in Krakow, Poland

MODEST project meeting in Krakow, Poland in 9.-11.7.2019 was organized by the Jagellonian University. I participated in the meeting on behalf of University of Helsinki, which is one of the partners in the MODEST project. The meeting venue was located in Faculty of Chemistry, Jagellonian University. The faculty has brand new premises in the campus…

Young Scientist Summer School co-organized as a part of International Conference on the Status and Future of World’s Large Rivers

The Young Scientist Summer School (YSSS) « Multi–Scales and –Processes Integrated Modelling, Observations and Assessment for Environmental Applications» will be organized during the days of International Conference on the Status and Future of World’s Large Rivers (27 July – 7 August 2020). See additional information below. This YSSS will introduce young generation of researchers to…