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CV Ilona Láng

Ilona Láng

Title Storm Reseacher / Meteorologist / SmartMet-software Expert

Contact ilona.lang@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 3436

Fax +358 29 539 3146

Fields of expertise

  • Storm research
  • Extreme weather impact research
  • SmartMet and SmartMetAlert weather forecast production and warning systems
  • The emergency management in extreme weather events
  • Gender equality in less-developed countries
  • Media


  • ANYWHERE H2020 EU Project (2016–2019) Enhancing emergency management and response to extreme Weather and Climate Events
  • SA CLIPS (2016–2018) CLImate services supporting Public activities and Safety (Forging Ahead funding from Academy of Finland
  • PROMOSERV II (2014–2016) Promoting Modernisation of Hydrometeorological Services in Việt Nam
  • SHOCS II (2013–2016) Strengthening Hydrometeorological Operations and Services and Early Warning Services in the Caribbean SIDS Phase II
  • FINPAC (2016) Reduced Vulnerability of the Pacific Island Country Villagers' Livelihoods to the Effects of Climate Change
  • SHSB Strengthening Hydro-Meteorological Services for Bhutan
  • ELASTINEN (2015–2016) Proactive management of weather and climate related risks

University and other degrees

  • 2017: M.Sc. (Meteorology), University of Helsinki, Finland
  • 2017: Minor in Management and International Business, Aalto University, Finland
  • 2014: Additional Studies in Atmospheric Sciences, University of Leeds
  • 2009: Additional Studies in Biology and Environmental Sciences, University of Jyväskylä

Previous professional appointments

  • 2012–present: Finnish Meteorological Institute, Climate Change and extreme weather, storm research scientist
  • 2012–present: Forecaster and Meteorologist at Weather and Safety Center
  • 2014–present: SmartMet and SmartMetAlert weather forecast production and warning system expert in international projects
  • 2012–2016: Nelosen Uutiset, Helsinki, TV- meteorologist

List of publications

Twitter account