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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.

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Wind speed measurements key when modelling the dispersion of urban pollutants

Wind speed measurements key when modelling the dispersion of urban pollutants

Atmospheric conditions can be as crucial for local air quality as the strength of the pollution sources. Representative wind speed measurements are critical when modelling urban air quality using meteorological observations.

More information:

Researcher John Backman, tel. +358 50 566 0502,

Sensitivity analysis of the meteorological preprocessor MPP-FMI 3.0 using algorithmic differentiation

John Backman1, Curtis R. Wood1, Mikko Auvinen1,2, Leena Kangas1, Hanna Hannuniemi1, Ari Karppinen1, and Jaakko Kukkonen1 1Atmospheric Composition Research

Urban Air Quality Forecast System


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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.