CV Mika Vestenius

Title Research Scientist

Contact mika.vestenius@fmi.fi

Postal address P.O. Box 503, FI-00101 HELSINKI, FINLAND

Street address Erik Palménin aukio 1, 00560 HELSINKI, FINLAND

Phone number +358 50 5241975

Fields of expertise

  • PAH measurements in air and precipitation
  • Laboratory analyses of air pollutants
  • Data analysis
  • Source apportionment
  • Air quality data reporting to EU AIRBASE and to other databases
  • Common air quality measurements and calibrations: PM10, PM2.5, TRS, SO2, NOx, O3, filter measurements

University and other degrees

  • M. Sc., Chemistry, University of Helsinki, 2008

Other professional activities

  • Finnish air quality data reporter
  • Finnish representative in the European Commission FAIRMODE WG3: Source Apportionment

List of publications

Peer-reviewed publications

Anttila P, Brorström-Lundén E, Hansson K, Hakola H, Vestenius M. Assessment of the spatial and temporal distribution of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in the Nordic atmosphere
Atmospheric Environment 140:22-33, 2016

Joensuu J, Altimir N, Hakola H, Rostas M, Raivonen M, Vestenius M, Aaltonen H, Riederer M, Bäck J. Role of needle surface waxes in dynamic exchange of mono- and sesquiterpenes
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 7813?7823

 

 

 

 

 

 

C.A. Belis, F. Karagulian, F. Amato, M. Almeida, P. Artaxo, D.C.S. Beddows, V. Bernardoni, M.C. Bove, S. Carbone, D. Cesari, D. Contini, E. Cuccia, E. Diapouli, K. Eleftheriadis, O. Favez, I. El Haddad, R.M. Harrison, S. Hellebust, J. Hovorka, E. Jang, H. Jorquera, T. Kammermeier, M. Karl, F. Lucarelli, D. Mooibroek, S. Nava, J.K. Nøjgaard, P. Paatero, M. Pandolfi, M.G. Perrone, J.E. Petit, A. Pietrodangelo, P. Pokorná, P. Prati, A.S.H. Prevot, U. Quass, X. Querol, D. Saraga, J. Sciare, A. Sfetsos, G. Valli, R. Vecchi, M. Vestenius, E. Yubero, P.K. Hopke, A new methodology to assess the performance and uncertainty of source apportionment models II: The results of two European intercomparison exercises, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 123, Part A, December 2015, Pages 240-250, ISSN 1352-2310, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.10.068.

R.K. Hooda, A.-P. Hyvärinen, M. Vestenius, S. Gilardoni, V.P. Sharma, E. Vignati, M. Kulmala, H. Lihavainen, Atmospheric aerosols local–regional discrimination for a semi-urban area in India, Atmospheric Research, Volume 168, 1 February 2016, Pages 13-23, ISSN 0169-8095, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2015.08.014.

Vestenius M., Hellén H., Levula J., Kuronen P., Helminen K.J., Nieminen T., Kulmala M., and Hakola H., 2014. Acidic reaction products of mono- and sesquiterpenes in atmospheric fine particles in a boreal forest. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 7883–7893.

Saarnio K, Frey A, Niemi JV, Timonen H, Rönkkö T, Karjalainen P, Vestenius M, Teinilä K, Pirjola L, Niemelä V, Keskinen J, Häyrinen A, Hillamo R., 2014. Chemical composition and size of particles in emissions of a coal-fired power plant with flue gas desulfurization. J. Aerosol Sci., 73, 14-26, doi:10.1016/j.jaerosci.2014.03.004

Häkkinen, S.A.K., Äijälä, M., Lehtipalo, K., Junninen, H., Backman,J., Virkkula, A., Nieminen, T., Vestenius, M., Hakola, H., Ehn, M., Worsnop, D.R., Kulmala, M., Petäjä, T., & Riipinen, I. 2012. Long-term volatility measurements of submicron atmospheric aerosol in Hyytiälä, Finland. ACP 12 (22) (2012), 10771-10786.

Haapanala, S. , Hakola, H. , Hellen, H. , Vestenius, M. , Levula, J. & Rinne, J. 2012. Is forest management a significant source of monoterpenes into the boreal atmosphere? Biogeosciences. 9 (2012), 1291–1300.

Vestenius, M., Leppänen, S., Anttila, P., Kyllönen, K., Hatakka, J., Hellen, H., Hyvärinen, A-P., Hakola, H., 2010. Background concentrations and source apportionment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in South-Eastern Finland. Atmospheric Environment (2011), 45, pp. 3391-3399.

Paatero, J., Vaattovaara, P., Vestenius, M., Meinander, O., Makkonen, U., Kivi, R., Hyvärinen, A., Asmi, E, Tjenström, M. and Leck, K.,
Finnish Contribution to the Arctic Summer Cloud Ocean Study (ASCOS) Expedition, Arctic Ocean 2008
Geophysica (2009), 45(1–2), 119-146.

Kuronen, M., Harjula, R., Jernström, J., Vestenius, M. and Lehto, J., Effect of the framework charge density on zeolite ion exchange selectivities, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2000; 2 (11), p.2655-2659.

 

Reports and other scientific publications

Komppula B, Saari H, Walden J, Vestenius M, Kyllönen K, Hakola H.,  Raahen ilmanlaadun seurantasuunnitelma (in finnish), Ilmatieteen laitos, Asiantuntijapalvelut, Ilmanlaatu ja energia. 94 s. 20.10.2016.

Saari, H., Vestenius, M., Pesonen, R., Hiukkasten sisältämän arseenin pitoisuusmittaukset Nokian kiviaineksen tuotantoalueella (in finnish),13s.,  Ilmanlaadun asiantuntijapalvelut, Ilmatieteen laitos 2013.

Anttila P, Hakola H, Vestenius M, Ryyppö T, Hellén H, Leppänen S. Sources and trends of air pollutants at Pallas Action 13: Pollution transport. VACCIA Action 13 project report. 37 pages. 2010.

Hakola H, Vestenius M, Hellén H, Saari H and Pesonen R., Styreenin ja muiden aromaattisten hiilivetyjen pitoisuudet Kuopiossa Bella Veneet oy:n Väliköntien tehtailla, Raportti ilmanlaatumittauksista Kuopiossa. (in finnish).Ilmatieteen laitos, Ilmanlaadun tutkimus ja Ilmanlaadun asiantuntijapalvelut, Helsinki 2010. 16 s. + 1 liites.

Hakola, H. Vestenius, M., Saari, H ja Pesonen, J., Polysyklisten aromaattisten hiilivetyjen (PAH) pitoisuudet ulkoilman PM10-hiukkasissa Kuopion Niiralassa jaksolla marraskuu 2008-maaliskuu 2009(in finnish), Ilmatieteen laitos Ilmanlaadun tutkimus ja ilmanlaadun asiantuntijapalvelut Helsinki 25.8.2009

Hakola, H. Vestenius, M. Hellén, H. and Paatero, J., Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in air and in precipitation in kainuu border area, in The impact of Kosthomuksha mining plant on human environment on the Finnish-Russian border, EUREGIO Karelia Neighbourhood Programme Final Report, Kainuu regional Environment Centre 2/2008

Hakola, H., Makkonen, U., Pyy, K. ja Vestenius, M., Metallidirektiivin (2004/107/EY) implementointi 2005-2007(in finnish), Ilmatieteen laitos 2008.