Participatory scenario workshops have allowed researchers to discover the views of local people in the Arctic region.
The extent to which the inhabitants of the Arctic region will adapt to climate change will depend on the effects of the change on the environment and on livelihoods. It will also depend on local and global social, economic and technological development. Participatory scenario workshops have allowed researchers to discover the views of local actors regarding the threats and opportunities associated with changes.
The Finnish Meteorological Institute is a leading expert in meteorology, air quality, climate change, earth observation, marine and arctic research areas. FMI is in a unique position to study various themes of climate change in the Northern context.
High-quality observational data and 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.