Science news

The Finnish Meteorological Institute is a leading expert in meteorology, air quality, climate change, earth observation, marine and arctic research areas.


FMI's researchers publish about 300 peer-reviewed articles annually.

In Science News we publish current information about FMI's studies on the weather, the sea and the climate.

« Back

New inversion method makes it possible to monitor changes in glaciers

New inversion method makes it possible to monitor changes in glaciers

The Finnish Meteorological Institute has participated in a study that tested an inversion-type method for calculating glacier mass balance for the first time.

Glacier mass balance describes whether a glacier is growing or shrinking.

More information:

Researcher Ilona Välisuo, ilona.valisuo@fmi.fi

Välisuo, I., T. Zwinger and J. Kohler, 2017. Inverse solution of surface mass balance of Midtre Lovénbreen, Svalbard, Journal of Glaciology, 1-10, doi:10.1017/jog.2017.26.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jog.2017.26.


Science news archive

FMI publications

FMI researchers produce some 300 publications annually, the majority of them in international scientific journals. Research results are also published in FMI´ss own publications series. FMI`s own series are:

* FMI Contributions: high-quality peer-reviewed research results, mainly doctoral dissertations

* FMI Reports: current research results mainly for customers and other stakeholders

All publications from 2016 onwards can be found on Helda.