CV Pilvi Siljamo

Title Research Scientist

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

Street address Finnish Meteorological Institute, Meteorological Research, Erik Palménin aukio 1, 00560 Helsinki

Phone number +358 29 539 4178

Fax +358 29 539 4103

Fields of expertise

  • Dispersion models, SILAM, pollen long-range transport modelling, dispersion calcuation during radioactive accedent
  • POLLEN project of the Academy of Finland (Evaluation and forecasting of the atmospheric concentrations of allergenic pollen in Europe

Projects

  • http://silam.fmi.fi/

University and other degrees

  • M.Sc in meteorology, University of Helsinki, 2002
  • B.Sc in meteorology, University of Helsinki, 1996

Other professional activities

List of publications

Ranta H., E. Kubin, P. Siljamo, M. Sofiev, T. Linkosalo, A. Oksanen, K. Bondestam, Long distance pollen transport cause problems for determining the timing of birch pollen season in Fennoscandis by using phenological observations. Grana , in press

Sofiev M., P. Siljamo, H. Ranta, A. Rantio-Lehtimäki (2006) Towards numerical forecasting of long-range air transport of birch pollen: theoretical consideration and a feasibility study.Int J Biometeorology , 50, 392-402

Sofiev M., P. Siljamo, I. Valkama, M. Ilvonen, J. Kukkonen (2006) A dispersion system SILAM and its evaluation against ETEX data. Atmospheric Environment , 40, 674-685


Conference proceedings


Siljamo P., M. Sofiev, E. Severova, H. Ranta, S. Polevova (2006) On ifluence of long-range transport of pollen grains onto pollinating seasons. 28th NATO/CCMS Internatiol Technical Meeting on Air pollution Modeling and its Application, 15-19 May, 2006, Leipzig, Germany, Preprints, 521-527

Sofiev, M., I. Valkama, C. Fortelius, P. Siljamo (2006) Forward and inverse modelling of radioactive pollutants dispersion after Chernobyl accident 28th NATO/CCMS Internatiol Technical Meeting on Air pollution Modeling and its Application, 15-19 May, 2006, Leipzig, Germany, Preprints, 536-541

Rantamäki M., M. Seppänen, P. Siljamo (2006) Minne tuuli kuljettaa? Ilmatieteen laitoksen rooli säteilytilanteessa. Ympäristön radioaktiivisuus Suomessa - 20 vuotta Tshernobylista. Synposium Helsingissä 25.-26.4.2006 (ed. T. K. Ikäheimo) STUK-A217, pp. 127-128

Sofiev, M., I. Valkama, C. Fortelius, P. Siljamo (2006)Modelling re-analysis of dispersion of radioactive pollutans from Chernobyl accident. Ympäristön radioaktiivisuus Suomessa - 20 vuotta Tshernobylista. Synposium Helsingissä 25.-26.4.2006 (ed. T. K. Ikäheimo) STUK-A217, pp. 199-203

Pilvi Siljamo, Mikhail Sofiev, Hanna Ranta, Auli Rantio-Lehtimäki, Tapio Linkosalo (2005) Numerical simulations of long-range atmospheric transport of birch pollen, 17th International Congress of Biometeorology ICB 2005, Annalen der Meteorologie 41 vol 2, Deutcher Wetterdienst, 582-585

Mikhail Sofiev, Pilvi Siljamo, Hanna Ranta, Auli Rantio-Lehtimäki (2005) Evaluation and forecasting of the atmospheric concentrations of allergenic pollen in Europe, 17th International Congress of Biometeorology ICB 2005, Annalen der Meteorologie 41 vol 2, Deutcher Wetterdienst, 595-598

Siljamo P., M. Sofiev, H. Ranta (2004) An approach to simulation of long-range atmospheric transport of natural allergens: An example of birch pollen. 27th NATO/CCMS Internatiol Technical Meeting on Air pollution Modeling and its Application, 24-29 Oct, 2004, Banff, Canada, Preprints, 395-401

Sofiev M., P. Siljamo, H. Ranta, A. Rantio-Lehtimäki (2004) Atmospheric transport of birch pollen. 10th Nordic Symposium on Aerobiology, X NAF, 19-20 Aug, 2004, Turku, Finland, 12-14

Siljamo P., M. Sofiev, H. Ranta (2004) Numerical simulations of long-range atmospheric transport of birch pollen: A model description and first results. 10th Nordic Symposium on Aerobiology, X NAF, 19-20 Aug, 2004, Turku, Finland, 14-15

Sofiev, M., P. Siljamo (2004) Forward and inverse simulations with Finnish emergency model SILAM. Air Pollution Modelining and Its Application XVI (edit C. Borrego, S. Incecik), Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publisher, New York 2004, 417-425

Siljamo, P., M. Sofiev, H. Ranta, L. Kalnina, A. Ekebom (2004) Long-range transport of birch pollen. A problem statement and feasibility studies. Baltic HIRLAM workshop, St. Petersburg, 17-20.11.2003, 100-103

Sofiev, M., P. Siljamo (2004) Some lessons of SILAM model application to European Tracer Experiment. Baltic HIRLAM workshop, St. Petersburg, 17-20.11.2003, ss.90-93

Valkama, I., P. Siljamo, M. Ilvonen (2000) The Finnish Operational Emergency Model Framework. { Air Pollution Modelling and its Applications, NATO, ``Challenges of modern society'' Boulder, Colorado, USA, 14-19 May, 2000


Other


Siljamo P., J. Lahtinen (2006)20 vuotta Tshernobylin onnettomuudesta. Miten radioaktiivisen aineen leviäminen nyt ennustettaisiin? Alara 2/2006, pp.18-19

Siljamo P., Ranta H., Linkosalo T. (2006) Siitepöly on luotu lentämään, Ilmastokatsaus 3/2006, pp. 4-5

Ranta H., P. Siljamo (2004) Siitepölytutkimuksen uudet virtaukset tavoitteena paremmat siitepölytiedotteet, Allergia \& Astma 6/2004

Siljamo P. (2004) Dispersion calculations using SILAM (in Finnish). Research paper II, University of Helsinki, Departmet of Physical Sciences, Division of Atmospheric Sciences, 29 p.

Siljamo, P. (2002) Silja levittää epäpuhtauksia virtuaalimaailmassa, Puhuri 3/2002, pp. 24-25

Siljamo, P. (2001) Paramerization of turbulent diffusion and implications of atmospheric boundary layer height for dispersion in the Lagrangian random-walk model (in Finnish). M.Sc thesis, University of Helsinki, Division of Atmospheric Sciences. 55 p.

Siljamo P. (1996) Interaction between glacier and climate (in Finnish). B.Sc thesis, University of Helsinki, Department ofMeteorology. 30 p