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CV Eija Tanskanen

Title Professor, Docent, MAGNETIC team leader in ReSoLVE Centre of Excellence

Contact eija.tanskanen@fmi.fi

Postal address P.O.Box 503, FIN-00101 Helsinki, Finland

Street address Erik Palménin aukio 1, Helsinki, Finland

Phone number + 358-29-539 4695

Fields of expertise

  • Space weather and space climate
  • Solar storms, geomagnetic storms and auroral substorms
  • Solar long-term variability and effects
  • Geomagnetic measurements, IMAGE and SMA networks FIRI and ESFRI road maps FIN-EPOS & EPOS

University and other degrees

  • 2006: Docent (Space physics), University of Helsinki, Finland
  • 2002: Ph.D. (Physics), University of Helsinki, Finland
  • 1997: M.Sc. (Pedagogy and didactic), University of Helsinki, Finland
  • 1996: M.Sc. (Physics), University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Previous professional appointments

  • University of Bergen: Professor of space physics, 2006-2012
  • NASA Goddard Space Flight Center: Post-doctoral researcher, 3 years 2002-2005
  • Finnish Meteorological Institute: Ph.D student, 1998 – 2001
  • University of Helsinki: Research Assistant, 1997
  • University of Jyväskylä: Research Assistant, 1991 – 1996

Other professional activities

  • COST ES-1005 TOSCA, Impact of solar variability on the Earth´s climate, 2011-2015
  • Space Weather and Space Climate, Editorial board member since 2011
  • Space science advisor, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Finland, 2010
  • Geophysical Research Letters, Associate editor, 2007-2009
  • European Space Agency´s REXUS/BEXUS rocket project, 2008-2009