CV Ari Leskinen

Title Senior Scientist
Postal address Finnish Meteorological Institute, P.O. Box 1627, FI-70211 Kuopio, Finland
Street address Yliopistonranta 1 F, 70210 Kuopio
Phone number +358 29 539 5771

Fields of expertise

  • Aerosol-Cloud Interactions

  • Atmospheric icing measurements

  • Aerosol Transformation


  • Effects of transient air quality improvement during Nanjing Youth Olympics on physico-chemical and toxicological properties of urban air inhalable particles, CHIFI (2014-2018)

  • Observations of real-time atmospheric icing conditions with ground-based remote sensing (2017-2018)

  • Aeroallergens and immunological preparedness for future climate scenarios: implications for public health promotion, ALL-IMPRESS (2020-2023)

  • Observing extinction and visibility in the atmosphere (2021-2022)

  • Integrated Carbon Observation System (ICOS) (2015-)

  • Eurochamp-2020

University and other degrees

  • 1997: M.Sc. in Physics, University of Kuopio, Finland

  • 2008: Ph.D. in Physics, University of Kuopio, Finland

  • 2015: Adjunct Professor in Aerosol Physics, University of Eastern Finland

Previous professional appointments

  • University of Kuopio: Research Assistant, 1997–1998

  • University of Kuopio: Acting Assistant, 1998–2001

  • University of Kuopio: Scientist, 2001–2004

  • Finnish Meteorological Institute: Scientist, 2005–2008

  • Finnish Meteorological Institute: Senior Scientist, 2009–

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