CV Anders Lindfors

Title Research Professor (tenure track)


Postal address Finnish Meteorological Institute, P.O. Box 1627, FI-70211 Kuopio, Finland

Street address Yliopistonranta 1 F, 70210 Kuopio

Phone number +358 29 539 2112

Fax +358 17 162 301

Fields of expertise

  • Solar Radiation and Solar Energy
  • Renewable Energy
  • Atmospheric Radiation
  • Earth Observation
  • Clouds and Aerosol


  • Influence of Clouds and Atmospheric Aerosols on Solar Energy in India and Finland (Academy of Finland, 2015-2017)
  • BC-DC: Cloud Computing as an Enabler of Large Scale Variable Distributed Energy Solutions: Bright Clouds – Dark Clouds (Strategic Research Council, 2015-2017)
  • Evaluation of Solar Energy Potential in Östersundom, Helsinki (LADEC Oy, 2013-2014)
  • TROPOMI (S5-P) UV Product (2013-)
  • Pyranometer-Based Assessment of the Effect of Clouds and Aerosols on Atmospheric Radiation (Academy of Finland, 2010-2012)
  • Using Earth Observations to Test Climate Model Feedbacks (UK National Centre for Earth Observation, 2009-2011)
  • PROMOTE UV Record (ESA, 2008-2009)
  • SCOUT-O3 (European Commission, 2004-2009)

University and other degrees

  • Adjunct Professor (Docent), Atmospheric Radiation Research, University of Eastern Finland, Sep 2012
  • Ph. D., Meteorology, University of Helsinki, Finland, Jan 2008: "Reconstruction of past UV radiation"
  • M. Sc., Meteorology, University of Helsinki, Finland, Dec 2002

Previous professional appointments

  • Senior Research Scientist, Kuopio Unit, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Kuopio, Finland, Jul 2011–
  • 2009/Jun–2011/Jun, Post Doctoral Research Associate, School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh, and Research Scientist, Climate Change Research Unit, Finnish Meteorological Institute
  • 2008/Jan–2009/May Head of Research Cell, UV Radiation and Aerosol Optical Properties, Climate Change Research Unit, Finnish Meteorological Institute
  • 2001/Aug–2007/Dec Research Scientist, UV Radiation Research, Finnish Meteorological Institute
  • 2000/May–2001/May Meteorologist and TV Meteorologist, Central Forecasting, Finnish Meteorological Institute

List of publications

List of Publications