CV Jan-Victor Björkqvist

Jan-Victor Björkqvist

Title Research Scientist


Postal address Finnish Meteorological Institute, P.O. Box 503, FI-00101 Helsinki, Finland

Street address Erik Palménin aukio 1, 00560 Helsinki

Phone number +358 29 539 2187

Fields of expertise

  • Wind generated waves
  • Wave modelling
  • Waves in archipelagos
  • Wave measurements

University and other degrees

  • MSc (mathematics), 2012, University of Helsinki

List of publications

Peer-reviewed publications:

Björkqvist, J.-V., Lukas, I., Alari, V., van Vledder, G. P., Hulst, S., Pettersson, P., Behrens, A., and Männik, A., 2018: Comparing a 41-year model hindcast with decades of wave measurements from the Baltic Sea, Ocean Engineering, 152, pp. 57-71, DOI: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2018.01.048

Tuomi, L., Vähä-Piikkiö, O., Alenius, P., Björkqvist, J.-V., and Kahma, K. K., 2018: Surface Stokes drift in the Baltic Sea based on modelled wave spectra, Ocean Dynamics, 68(1), pp. 17-33, DOI: 10.1007/s10236-017-1115-7

Björkqvist, J.-V., Tuomi, L., Tollman, N., Kangas, A., Pettersson, H., Marjamaa, R., Jokinen, H., and Fortelius, C., 2017: Brief communication: Characteristic properties of extreme wave events observed in the northern Baltic Proper, Baltic Sea, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 17, pp. 1653-1658, DOI: 10.5194/nhess-17-1653-2017

Björkqvist, J.-V., L. Tuomi, C. Fortelius, H. Pettersson, K. Tikka, and K. K. Kahma, 2017: Improved estimates of nearshore wave conditions in the Gulf of Finland, J. Marine. Syst., 171, pp. 43-53, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2016.07.005

Laxague, N. J. M., M. Curcic, J.-V. Björkqvist and B. K. Haus, 2017: Gravity-Capillary Wave Spectral Response to Short Gravity Wave Modulation, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 55(5), pp. 2477 - 2485, DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2016.2645539

Björkqvist, J.-V., H. Pettersson, L. Laakso, K. K. Kahma, H. Jokinen and P. Kosloff, 2016: Removing low-frequency artefacts from Datawell DWR-G4 wave buoy measurements. Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 5, pp. 17-25, DOI:10.5194/gi-5-17-2016

Tuomi, L., H. Pettersson, C. Fortelius, K. Tikka, J.-V. Björkqvist and K. K. Kahma, 2014: Wave modelling in archipelagos. Coastal Engineering 83, pp. 205-220. DOI:10.1016/j.coastaleng.2013.10.011

Other publications:

Björkqvist, J.-V., I. Vähäaho, K. K. Kahma, 2017: Spectral Field Measurements of Wave Reflection at a Steep Shore with Wave Damping Chambers, WIT Transactions on The Built Environment, 170, pp. 185-191, DOI: 10.2495/CC170181

Kahma, K. K., J.-V. Björkqvist, M. Johansson, H. Jokinen, U. Leijala, J. Särkkä, K. Tikka ja L. Tuomi, 2016. Turvalliset rakentamiskorkeudet Helsingin rannoilla vuosina 2020, 2050 ja 2100. Loppuraportti 13.1.2016, Helsingin kaupunki, Kiinteistövirasto, Geoteknisen osaston julkaisu 96.

Björkqvist, J.-V., L. Tuomi, K. Tikka, C. Fortelius, H. Pettersson and K. K. Kahma, 2015: On the accuracy of the modelled wave spectrum in coastal archipelagos, Extended abstracts, Baltic Earth/Gulf of Finland PhD Seminar in Tallinn, November 2015,  International Baltic Earth Secretariat Publications, No. 8, pp. 7-8

Björkqvist, J.-V., L. Tuomi, H. Pettersson, C. Fortelius, K. Tikka, K.K. Kahma, 2014: The effect of boundary field accuracy on high-resolution coastal wave modelling. Proceedings of 6th IEEE/OES Baltic Symposium, Tallinn 26-29 May 2014, Tallinn, DOI:10.1109/BALTIC.2014.6887856

Tuomi, L., J.-V. Björkqvist, 2014: Wave forecasting in coastal archipelagos. Proceedings of 6th IEEE/OES Baltic Symposium, Tallinn 26-29 May 2014, Tallinn, DOI:10.1109/BALTIC.2014.6887855