High-quality research is utilized to develop services to benefit our everyday life. Visible examples are improvement of weather forecasts, development of new expert and warning services as well as applications of the newest research results.
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.
FMI has developed and tested a method for estimation of the Baltic Sea SIC using both SENTINEL-1 synthetic aperture radar (SAR) and Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2 passive microwave radiometer (MWR) data.
Sea ice concentration (SIC) is an important sea ice parameter for sea ice navigation, environmental research, and weather and ice forecasting. Finnish Meteorological Institute has developed and tested a method for estimation of the Baltic Sea SIC using both SENTINEL-1 synthetic aperture radar (SAR) and Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2 passive microwave radiometer (MWR) data.
The developed method proved to be more accurate and high-resolution SIC estimation method is also suitable for operational use. Ice concentration grids of FMI daily ice charts have been used as reference data.
Senior researcher Juha Karvonen, tel. +358 50 3643888, email@example.com
Juha Karvonen (FMI),Baltic Sea Ice Concentration Estimation Using SENTINEL-1 SAR and AMSR2 Microwave Radiometer Data, IEEE Trasactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2017.2655567,2017.
Scientific Director Ari Laaksonen
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Meteorological and Marine Research Programme
Director Sami Niemelä
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Climate Research Programme
Director Hannele Korhonen
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Space and Earth Observation Centre
Director Jouni Pulliainen
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Communications Specialist Eija Vallinheimo
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All publications from 2016 onwards can be found on Helda.