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.
Ridges of pack ice are formed by ice floes pressing against each other. Ridges of pack ice form the most difficult obstacle for wintertime shipping.
The results indicate that satellite pictures can be used to accurately evaluate the degree of ridge density.
Researcher Alexandru Gegiuc, tel. +358 50 372 7949, Alexandru.Gegiuc@fmi.fi
Researcher Markku Similä, tel. +358 50 412 5323, firstname.lastname@example.org
Gegiuc, A., Similä, M., Karvonen, J., Lensu, M., Mäkynen, M., and Vainio, J.: Estimation of degree of sea ice ridging based on dual-polarized C-band SAR data, The Cryosphere, 12, 343-364, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-343-2018, 2018.
Scientific Director Ari Laaksonen
tel. +358 539 5530
Meteorological and Marine Research Programme
Director Sami Niemelä
tel. +358 29 539 4172
Climate Research Programme
Director Hannele Korhonen
tel. +358 29 539 2135
Space and Earth Observation Centre
Director Jouni Pulliainen
tel. +358 29 539 4701
FMI´s own publications series are:
All publications from 2016 onwards can be found on Helda.