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…

iCUPE datasets

During summer 2019, the EU Horizon-2020 iCUPE (Integrative and Comprehensive Understanding on Polar Environments) project will provide a series of datasets (and their descriptions) publicly available to wider communities of research, stakeholders, decision-makers, and ends-users. These will include ground-based measurements for particle number, black carbon and ozone concentration; occurrence, transport and exchange fluxes of emerging…

11th Asian Aerosol Conference (AAC) 2019

The 11th Asian Aerosol Conference (AAC) 2019 was held in Hong Kong from 27–30 May 2019. This bi-annual event, while smaller in size than the European (EAC) and American (AAAC), is the forefront for Asian researchers and Asian-focused research in aerosol science and engineering. With over 500 participants, the sessions and special symposia covered an…

Student training with the METEO+TRANS model

Marwan Al-Kloub – Ph.D. student at the University of Jordan (School of Science, Department of Physics, Amman, Jordan) – attended extensive research training during two periods November 5 – December 9, 2018 and April 8 – May 5 May, 2019 at the University of Helsinki (Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research (INAR), Helsinki, Finland)….

Student training visit at INAR

During 2–28 Apr 2019 the research training visit was carried out for two MSc students – Margarita Sedeeva and Georgy Nerobelov – from the Russian State Hydrometeorological University (RSHU, St. Petersburg) to the University of Helsinki (UHEL) and the Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research (INAR) (Helsinki, Finland). This training is a part of…

PEEX at EGU 2019

During EGU-2019 General Assembly (7-12 April 2019, Vienna, Austria), a special session on “Coupled modelling and data assimilation of dynamics and chemistry of the atmosphere” was arranged on 12 April in cooperation with the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS), World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW) and the PEEX Programmes. A series of oral…

PEEX Academic Challenge project

The Pan-Eurasian EXperiment – Academic Challenge (PEEX-AC, 2019-2020) project starts 1 Jun 2019. It is linked to the FIRST+ Finnish-Russian Student and Teacher Exchange Programme; and it has been approved by the Finnish National Agency for Education. The PEEX-AC main goal is to strength international added value and prestige of the Finnish Universities educational system….

Multiple satellites observation of extreme events

The Satellite and in-situ observations of extreme climate and disasters over One Belt & One Road region (funded by the Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences) project team aims at satellite and in-situ observations of some extreme disasters, such as dust storm, tropical cyclone, heat wave, drought, and snow, to evaluate…