Applications of Weather and Climate Information

The group supports the functionality of society in changing weather and climate conditions. The group has expertise on natural environment and health, and raises climate awareness through climate communication activities. To stakeholders and society in general it provides data and map services as part of the FMI’s services.

  • The group researches weather and climate impacts on natural environment, such as forests, fields and fells, and on people, especially the human health risks, such as vector-borne diseases and the conditions for their occurrence

  • The group develops novel microclimatic impact modelling and related measurements for very fine spatial and temporal scales

In addition, experts from the group participate in the editorial board of the FMI's monthly Climate Bulletin and the coordination of the national climate change portal, Climateguide.fi. Experts of the group are also involved in the development of the service processes of the FMI and in international development projects.