CV Carl Fortelius
Fields of expertise
Numerical weather prediction
Urban meteorology and parameterization schemes
Boundary layer turbulence and parameterization schemes
Atmospheric energy and water cycles
2009-2013: Atmospheric Planetary Boundary Layers: Physics, Modelling and Role in Earth System (PBL-PMES). FP7-IDEAS-ERC project 227915: Leader of working group 3.
1998-2000: Numerical studies of the energy and water cycle of the Baltic region, NEWBALTC II (EU-contract ENV4-CT97-0626. Principal investigator for the Finnish Meteorological Institute.
1997-2000:Energy and water budget of the atmosphere over the Baltic Sea area; Academy of Finland, project No. 37965. Project leader 1997-98. FMI principal investigater 1998-2000.
1996-1997: Numerical studies of the energy and water cycle of the Baltic region, NEWBALTC (EU-contract ENV4-CT950072). Principal investigator for the University of Helsinki.
University and other degrees
1993: PhD degree in meteorology from the University of Helsinki. Thesis: The sources and sinks of energy and water in the atmosphere
1989: Licentiate degree in meteorology from the University of Helsinki
1984: MSc degree in meteorology from the University of Helsinki
Previous professional appointments
2001-2008 Head of the research unit for numerical weather prediction at the Finnish Meteorological Institute.
1998-2001 Senior scientist in the research unit for numerical weather prediction at the Finnish Meteorological Institute.
1989-1989 Acting associate professor in meteorology at the Univ. of Helsinki
1984-1997 Research assistant/scientist in the research unit for atmospheric general circulation and climate dynamics at the Department of Meteorology, University of Helsinki
List of publications
Publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals
Membership of professional bodies
2010-2014 COST action ES1004 European Framework for Online Integrated Air Quality and Meteorology Modelling, Working group 4.
2007- Member of the EUMETNET SRNWP Expert Team of "Diagnostics, validation and verification.
2009-2012Member of the steering group for the EUMETSAT Land Surface Analysis Satellite Applications Facility (LSA SAF).
2005-2008 Member of the EUCOS scientic advisory team E-SAT.
2003-2004 Coordinator of the Baltic HIRLAM cooperation project supported by the Nordic Council of Ministers.
2000-2004: COST action 717 Use of Radar Observation in Hydrological and NWP models Working Group 2.
1995-2005 Member of the BALTEX working group on numerical experimentation (since 2001 the BALTEX working group of energy and water cycles).