CV Kirsti Jylhä

Title Senior research scientist

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

Street address Erik Palmenin aukio 1, 00560 Helsinki, Finland

Phone number +358 29 539 4125

Fax +358 29 539 3503

Fields of expertise

  • Climate change: scenarios and impacts; climate change communication
  • Wet deposition of aerosols and gaseous pollutants; weather radar

University and other degrees

  • 2001: Ph.D. in meteorology, University of Helsinki, Finland; thesis: The scavenging of air pollutants by precipitation, and its estimation with the aid of weather radar
  • 1991: Ph.Lic. in meteorology, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • 1987: M.Sc. in meteorology, University of Helsinki, Finland

Previous professional appointments

  • 2000 – 2010: Finnish Meteorological Institute: senior research scientist in climate change; head of Climate Research group in 2004-2007; head of Climate Research and Applications group in 2010
  • 1998 – 2000: Finnish Meteorological Institute, Air Quality Research: senior research scientist
  • 1984 – 1998: Dep. of Meteorology, University of Helsinki: research assistant, radar meteorologist, scientist in 1984-1990; lecturer in 1991-1997; weather radar laboratory director (acting) in 1997-1998
  • 1981 – 1985: Finnish Meteorological Institute: weather service assistant, weather technician, meteorologist, scientist (18 months)