CV Kaisa Lakkala

Title Research Scientist
Contact kaisa.lakkala(at)
Postal address P.O.BOX 8178 FIN-96101 Rovaniemi
Street address Rovaniemi Airport, FIN-96900 Rovaniemi
Phone number +358 40 7476792

Fields of expertise

  • Arctic climate

  • Arctic and Antarctic UV radiation

  • QA/QC of UV radiation measurements

  • Validation of satellite UV products


  • Finnish, Ultraviolet International Research Centre (FUVIRC), 2001-2003, 

  • Antarctic NILU-UV network, 1999-2013, in collaboration with AEMET and SMN

  • Antarctic-Arctic UV and ozone research projects (FARPOC I -II and SAARA) funded by the Academy of Finland,  2005-2012

  • COST1207/ A EUropean BREWer NETwork – EUBREWNET:

  • Antarctic UV measurements, started in 2017,

  • Climate change and Health: Adapting to Mental, Physical and Societal challenges (CHAMPS), project under the Climate Change and Health research programme of the Academy of Finland. 2020-2023 

University and other degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Helsinki, Meteorology, 28.1.2011

  • Licentiate of Philosophy, University of Helsinki, Meteorology, 21.12.2001

  • Master of Science, University of Helsinki, Meteorology, 18.9.1998

Previous professional appointments

  • Research Scientist, Finnish Meteorological Institute, start date 1.9.1997

  • Research Assistant, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Sodankylä observatory, 1.6.1996-31.8.1997

List of publications