CV Heidi Pettersson

Title Senior Scientist

Contact first name.last name@fmi.fi

Postal address Finnish Meteorological Institute, P.O. Box 503, FI-00101 Helsinki, Finland

Street address Erik Palménin aukio 1, 00560 Helsinki

Phone number +358 29 539 6426

Fields of expertise

  • Wind waves
  • Air-sea interaction
  • Carbon dioxide exchange
  • Consulting

University and other degrees

  • MSc, Geophysics, 1991, University of Helsinki
  • PhD, Geophysics, 2004, University of Helsinki
  • Docent, Geophysics, 2010, University of Helsinki

List of publications

Garbe C.S., Rutgersson A., Boutin J., Delille B., Fairall C.W., Gruber N., Hare J., Ho D., Johnson M., de Leeuw G.,  Nightingale P., Pettersson H., Piskozub J.,  Sahlee E., Tsai W.-T., Ward B., Woolf D.K.,  Zappa C., 2014: Transfer across the air-sea interface, in: P. Liss and M. Johnson (eds.), Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions of Gases and Particles,  Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co.

Tuomi, L., H. Pettersson, C. Fortelius, K. Tikka, J-V. Björkqvist and K. K. Kahma, 2014: Wave modelling in archipelago – sheltering, depth-induced wave breaking and refraction. J. Coastal Engineering 83C, pp. 205-220. DOI:10.1016/j.coastaleng.2013.10.011

Belcher, S. E., A. Grant, K. Hanley, B. Fox-Kemper, L. Van Roekel, P. P. Sullivan, W. G. Large, A. Brown, A. Hines, D. Calvert, A. Rutgersson, H. Pettersson, J. R. Bidlot, P. A.E.M. Janssen, and J. A. Polton 2012: A global perspective on Langmuir turbulence in the ocean surface boundary layer. Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L18605, doi:10.1029/2012GL052932.

Tuomi, L., K.K. Kahma and H. Pettersson 2011: Wave hindcast statistics in the seasonally ice-covered Baltic Sea. Boreal Env. Res. 16, pp. 451-472

Pettersson, H., K. K. Kahma, A. Rutgersson and M. Perttilä 2011: Air-Sea carbon dioxide flux during upwelling. In Gas Tranfer at Water Surface 6 (Eds. Komori S., McGillis W. and Kurose R.), Kyoto University Press, Kyoto, Japan, 420-429.

Sahlée E., K. Kahma, H. Pettersson and W. Drennan 2011: Damping of humidity fluctuations in a closed–path system. In Gas Transfer at Water Surfaces 6 (Eds. Komori S., McGillis W. and Kurose R.), Kyoto University Press, Kyoto, Japan, 516-523.

Pettersson, H., K. K. Kahma and L. Tuomi 2010: Wave Directions in  a Narrow Bay -  Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 40 No 11, pp 155-169. doi:10.1175/2009JPO4220.1

Jalkanen, J.-P., A. Brink, J. Kalli, H. Pettersson, J. Kukkonen, and T. Stipa 2009: A modelling system for the exhaust emissions of marine traffic and its application in the Baltic Sea area, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, pp. 9209-9223.  

Högström, U.,  A. Smedman, E. Sahlée, W.M. Drennan, K.K. Kahma, H. Pettersson and F. Zhang 2009: The atmospheric boundary layer during swell – a field study and interpretation of the turbulent kinetic energy budget for high wave ages. – Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, vol 66, issue 9, pp. 2764- 2779. doi:10.1175/2009JAS2973.1

Smedman A., U. Högstöm, E. Sahlée. W.M. Drennan, K.K. Kahma, H. Pettersson and F. Zhang 2009: Observational study of marine atmospheric boundary layer characteristics during swell. – Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, vol 66, issue 9, pp. 2747-2763. Doi:10.1175/2009JAS2952.1

Semedo, A., Ø. Saetra, A. Rutgersson, K.K.Kahma and H. Pettersson 2009: Wave Induced Wind in the Marine Boundary Layer. – Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, vol. 66, issue 8, pp. 2256-2271. Doi:10.1175/2009JAS3018.1

Högström, U., E. Sahlée, W.M. Drennan, K.K. Kahma, A-S. Smedman, C. Johansson, H. Pettersson, A. Rutgersson, L. Tuomi, F. Zhang and M. Johansson 2008: Momentum fluxes and wind gradients in the marine boundary layer – a multi platform study. Boreal Environment Research, Vol. 13, No 6, pp.475-502.

Rutgersson, A., M. Norman, B. Schneider, H. Pettersson and E. Sahlée 2008: The annual cycle of carbon-dioxide and parameters influencing the air-sea carbon exchange in the Baltic Proper. Journal of Marine Systems 74(2008), pp. 381-394.

Hauser, D., C. Quentin, K.K. Kahma, H.Pettersson, W.M. Drennan and H.C. Graber 2005:  Comparison of Airborne Radar and Buoy Data. Chapter 8, Part II in COST Action 714 Working Group 3: Measuring and analysing the directional spectrum of ocean waves. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxemburg, p. 385- 415.

Drennan, W.M., K. K.Kahma, H. C. Graber, H. Pettersson, M. A. Donelan , D. Icard and D. Hauser 2005: ASIS-Directional Waverider Comparison. Chapter 3, Part II in COST Action 714 Working Group 3:. Measuring and analysing the directional spectrum of ocean waves. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxemburg, p. 265-279.

Kahma, K. K., and H. Pettersson  2005: Wind-wave Systems. Chapter 1.3, Part I in COST Action 714, Working Group 3: Measuring and analysing the directional spectrum of ocean waves. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxemburg, p. 11- 14.

Pettersson, H. and K.K. Kahma 2005: Directional measurements of wave growth in a short and narrow fetch geometry. Journal of Atmospheric and Ocean Science, vol. 10, No 1, p. 15-29.

Smedman, A-S., X. Guo Larsén, U. Högström, K.K. Kahma and H. Pettersson 2003: Effect of sea state on the momentum exchange over the sea during neutral conditions. J. Geophys. Res., 108(C11), 3367, doi:10.1029/2002JC001526.

Hauser, D., H. Branger, S. Bouffies-Cloché, S. Despiau, W.M. Drennan, H. Dupuis, P. Durant, X. Durrieu de Madron, C. Estournel, L. Eymard, C. Flamant, H.C. Graber, C. Guérin, K. Kahma, G. Lachaud, J-M. Lefévre, J. Pelon, H. Pettersson,. B. Piguet, P. Queffeulou, D. Tailliez, J. Tournadre and A. Weill 2003: The FETCH experiment: an overview. J. Geophys. Res., 108(C3), 8053, doi: 10.1029/2001JC01202, 15 p.

Pettersson, H., H.C. Graber, D. Hauser, C. Quentin, K.K. Kahma, W.M. Drennan and M.A. Donelan 2003: Directional wave measurements from three wave sensors during the FETCH experiment. J. Geophys. Res., 108(C3), 8061, doi: 10.1029/2001JC001164, 15 p.

Smedman, A., U. Högström, H. Bergström, A. Rutgersson, K.K. Kahma and H. Pettersson 1999: A case study of air-sea interaction during swell conditions. Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 104 no C11, pp. 25833-25851.

Kahma, K.K. and H. Pettersson 1994: Wave growth in a narrow fetch geometry -The Global Atmosphere and Ocean System, vol. 2, pp. 253-263.