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.
The Curiosity rover, which has operated on the surface of Mars for more than five years, has detected methane in the Martian atmosphere with considerable annual fluctuation.
The methane that was detected is of either biological or geological origin. The Finnish Meteorological Institute is participating in the NASA research group.
Ari-Matti Harri, Head of Space & Observational Tech Research Unit, tel. 050 337 5623, Ari-Matti.Harri@fmi.fi
Webster, C. et al., Background Levels of Methane in Mars' Atmosphere Show Strong Seasonal Variations, Science, 8.6.2018. http://science.sciencemag.org/content/360/6393/1093
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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FMI´s own publications series are:
All publications from 2016 onwards can be found on Helda.