CV Ari Venäläinen

Title Senior Research Scientist
Contact ari.venalainen@fmi.fi
Postal address Finnish Meteorological Institute, P.O. Box 503 FI-00101 HELSINKI
Street address Erik Palménin aukio 1, FI-00560 HELSINKI
Phone number +358 29 539 4142
Fax +358 29 539 3146

Fields of expertise

  • Applied climatological research

  • Agricultural and forest meteorology

  • Development cooperation

  • Climate change impact studies

  • Soil moisture, drought, forest fire danger estimation

Projects

University and other degrees

  • 2004: Docent (Meteorology), University of Helsinki

  • 1998: PhD (Meteorology), University of Helsinki

Previous professional appointments

  • 2009 December – 2010 December, Project Manager, SADC Meteorology Project Inception Base (based in Pretoria, South Africa)

  • 2008 January – 2009 November, Head of "Climate research and applications" group, Finnish Meteorological Institute

  • 2004 February – 2007 December, Head of "Climate Service" group, Finnish Meteorological Institute

  • 1991 August - 2004 February, Senior researcher, Finnish Meteorological Institute

  • 1988 June – 1991 May, World Meteorological Organization (WMO) regional data processing expert in SADCC-countries (based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)

  • 1984–1988 May, Researcher, Finnish Meteorological Institute

Other professional activities

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