CV Marje Prank

Title Research scientist

Contact marje.prank@fmi.fi

Postal address PL 503, FI-00101 Helsinki

Street address Erik Palménin aukio 1, FI-00560 Helsinki

Phone number +358(0)295395472 Mobile +358(0)503802856

Fields of expertise

  • Atmospheric composition modelling, pollen dispersion modelling

University and other degrees

  • M. Sc. in Natural Sciences, University of Tartu, Estonia, 2008
  • B.Sc in Physics, University of Tartu, Estonia, 2006

List of publications

 Galan C, Antunes C, Brandao R, Torres C, Garcia-Mozo H, Caeiro E, Ferro R, Prank M, Sofiev M, Albertini R, Berger U, Cecchi L, Celenk S, Grewling L, Jackowiak B, Jaeger S, Kennedy R, Rantio-Lehtimaki A, Reese G, Sauliene I, Smith M, Thibaudon M, Weber B, Weichenmeier I, Pusch G, Buters J.T, Grp H.W Airborne olive pollen counts are not representative of exposure to the major olive allergen Ole e 1 ALLERGY Vol. 68 p. 809-812. doi: 10.1111/all.12144 2013

Prank M, Chapman D, Bullock J, Belmonte J, Berger U, Dahl A, Jäger S, Kovtunenko I, Magyar D, Niemelä S, Rantio-Lehtimäki A, Rodinkova V, Sauliene I, Severova E, Sikoparija B, Sofiev M An operational model for forecasting ragweed pollen release and dispersion in Europe Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, Volumes 182-183, 15 December 2013, Pages 43-53, ISSN 0168-1923, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2013.08.003. 2013

Solazzo E, Bianconi R, Pirovano G, Moran M.D, Vautard R, Hogrefe C, Appel K.W, Matthias V, Grossi P, Bessagnet B, Brandt J, Chemel C, Christensen J.H, Forkel R, Francis X.V, Hansen A.B, McKeen S, Nopmongcol U, Prank M, Sartelet K.N, Segers A, Silver J.D, Yarwood G, Werhahn J, Zhang J, Rao S.T, Galmarini S Evaluating the capability of regional-scale air quality models to capture the vertical distribution of pollutants GEOSCIENTIFIC MODEL DEVELOPMENT Vol. 6 p. 791-818. doi: 10.5194/gmd-6-791-2013 2013

Vautard R, Moran M.D, Solazzo E, Gilliam R.C, Matthias V, Bianconi R, Chemel C, Ferreira J, Geyer B, Hansen A.B, Jericevic A, Prank M, Segers A, Silver J.D, Werhahn J, Wolke R, Rao S.T, Galmarini S Evaluation of the meteorological forcing used for the Air Quality Model Evaluation International Initiative (AQMEII) air quality simulations ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT Vol. 53 p. 15-37. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.10.065 2012

Petäjä T, Laakso L, Grönholm T, Launiainen S, Evele-Peltoniemi I, Virkkula A, Leskinen A, Backman J, Manninen H E, Hämeri K, Vanhala E, Tuomi T, Paatero J, Aurela M, Hakola H, Makkonen U, Hellén H, Hillamo R, Vira J, Prank M, Sofiev M, Siitari-Kauppi M, Laaksonen A, Lehtinen K, Kulmala M, Viisanen Y, Kerminen V In-situ obsevations of Eyjafjallajökull ash particles by hot-air balloon Atmospheric Environment, 48, 104-112, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.08.046 2012

Solazzo E, Bianconi R, Vautard R, Appel K.W, Moran M.D, Hogrefe C, Bessagnet B, Brandt J, Christensen J.H, Chemel C, Coll I, Gon H.D, Ferreira J, Forkel R, Francis X.V, Grell G, Grossi P, Hansen A.B, Jericevic A, Kraljevic L, Miranda A.I, Nopmongcol U, Pirovano G, Prank M, Riccio A, Sartelet K.N, Schaap M, Silver J.D, Sokhi R.S, Vira J, Werhahn J, Wolke R, Yarwood G, Zhang J, Rao S.T, Galmarini S Model evaluation and ensemble modelling of surface-level ozone in Europe and North America in the context of AQMEII ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT Vol. 53 p. 60-74. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.01.003 2012

Solazzo E, Bianconi R, Pirovani G, Matthias V, Vautard R, Moran M D, Appel K W, Bessagnet B, Brandt J, Christensen J H, Chemel C, Coll I, Ferreira J, Forkel R, Francis X V, Grell G, Grossi P, Hansen A B, Miranda A I, Nopmongcol U, Prank M, Sartelet K N, Schaap M, Silver J D, Sokhi R S, Vira J, Werhahn J, Wolke R, Yarwood G, Zhang J, Rao S T, Galmarini S Operational model evaluation for particulate matter in Europe and North America in the context of AQMEII Atmospheric Environment 53 (2012) 75-92 doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.02.045 2012

Buters J.T, Thibaudon M, Smith M, Kennedy R, Rantio-Lehtimaki A, Albertini R, Reese G, Weber B, Galan C, Brandao R, Antunes C.M, Jaeger S, Berger U, Celenk S, Grewling L, Jackowiak B, Sauliene I, Weichenmeier I, Pusch G, Sarioglu H, Ueffing M, Behrendt H, Prank M, Sofiev M, Cecchi L, Grp H.W Release of Bet v 1 from birch pollen from 5 European countries. Results from the HIALINE study ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT Vol. 55 p. 496-505. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.01.054 2012

Sofiev M, Soares J, Prank M, De Leeuw G, Kukkonen J A regional-to-global model of emission and transport of sea salt particles in the atmosphere Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 116, D21302, doi: 10.1029/2010JD014713, 2011

Kerminen V, Niemi JV, Timonen H, Aurela M, Frey A, Carbone S, Saarikoski S, Teinilä K, Hakkarainen J, Tamminen J, Vira J, Prank M, Sofiev M, Hillamo R Characterization of a volcanic ash episode in southern Finland caused by the Grimsvötn eruption in Iceland in May 2011 Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 12227-12239, 2011

Kaasik M, Sofiev M, Prank M, Ruuskanen T, Kukkonen J, Horrak U, Kulmala M Geographical origin of aerosol particles observed during the LAPBIAT measurement campaign in spring 2003 in Finnish Lapland 15-35. Boreal Environment Research 16, 15-35. 2011

Petäjä T, Laakso L, Grönholm T, Launiainen S, Evele-Peltoniemi I, Virkkula A, Leskinen A, Backman J, Manninen H, Sipilä M, Haapanala S, Hämeri K, Vanhala E, Tuomi T, Paatero J, Aurela M, Hakola H, Makkonen U, Hellén H, Hillamo R, Vira J, Prank M, Sofiev M, Siitari-Kauppi M, Laaksonen A, Lehtinen K, Kulmala M, Viisanen Y, Kerminen V In-situ observations of Eyjafjallajökull ash particles by hot-air balloon, Atmospheric Environment Atmospheric Environment, in print, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.08.046, 2011

Prank M, Sofiev M, Denier van der Gon H, Kaasik M, Ruuskanen T, Kukkonen J A refinement of the emission data for Kola Peninsula based on inverse dispersion modeling. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 10849-10865, 2010, www.atmos-chem-phys.net/10/10849/2010/ doi:10.5194/acp-10-10849-2010. 2010

Kaasik M, Sofiev M, Prank M, Ruuskanen T, Kukkonen J, Horrak U, Kulmala M Geographical origin of aerosol particles observed during the LAPBIAT measurement campaign in spring 2003 in Finnish Lapland Boreal Environment Research, 16, ISSN 1239-6095 (print), ISSN 1797-2469 (online), http://www.borenv.net/BER/pdfs/preprints/Kaasik.pdf 2010

Sofiev M., Vankevich R., Lötjönen M., Prank M., Petukhov V., Ermakova T., Koskinen J, Kukkonen J. An operational system for the assimilation of satellite information on wild-land fires for the needs of air quality modelling and forecasting Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 6833-6847. http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/9/6833/2009/acp-9-6833-2009.pdf. http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/9/6833/2009/acp-9-6833-2009.pdf 2009