CV Leena Leppänen

Title Scientist
Contact leena.leppanen@fmi.fi
Postal address Tähteläntie 62, 99600 Sodankylä
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Phone number +358 406707133
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Fields of expertise

  • in-situ snow measurements

  • snow microstructure

  • snow physics

  • Arctic and Antarctic snow

  • remote sensing of snow

  • microwave radiometry

  • optical spectrometry

Projects

  • INTERACT (International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic), Pallas-Sodankylä station, 2017-2023, https://eu-interact.org

University and other degrees

  • 2020: Ph.D. (Doctoral programme in Atmospheric Sciences), University of Helsinki, Finland

  • 2012: B.Sc. (astronomy), University of Oulu, Finland

  • 2012: M.SC. (astronomy), University of Oulu, Finland

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Links

ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1605-8306 twitter: @LeenaLeppaenen

List of publications

Leppänen L., Measurements and modelling of seasonal snow characteristics for interpretation of passive microwave observations, Finnish Meteorological Institute Contributions 158, Dec 2019. https://helda.helsinki.fi/handle/10138/307568

Leppänen, L., Kontu, A., and Pulliainen, J. Automated Measurements of Snow on the Ground in Sodankylä.Geophysica, 53(1), 43-62, Dec 2018. http://www.geophysica.fi/pdf/geophysica_2018_53_leppanen.pdf

Leppänen, L., and Kontu, A.Analysis of QualitySpec Trek Reflectance from Vertical Profiles of Taiga Snowpack. Geosciences, 8(11), 404, Nov 2018. https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3263/8/11/404

Pirazzini, R.; Leppänen,L.; Picard, G.; Lopez-Moreno, J.I.; Marty, C.; Macelloni, G.; Kontu, A.; von Lerber, A.; Tanis, C.M.; Schneebeli, M.; de Rosnay, P.; Arslan, A.N. European In-Situ Snow Measurements: Practices and Purposes. Sensors, 18, 2016, Jun 2018. https://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/18/7/2016

L. Leppänen, A. Kontu, H-R. Hannula, H. Sjöblom, J. Pulliainen, Sodankylä snow survey program, Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 5, 163-179, doi:10.5194/gi-5-163-2016, 2016. http://www.geosci-instrum-method-data-syst.net/5/163/2016/gi-5-163-2016.pdf

W. Maslanka, Leppänen, L., Kontu, A., Sandells, M., Lemmetyinen, J., Schneebeli, M., Proksch, M., Matzl,M., Hannula, H.-R., and Gurney, R.: Arctic Snow Microstructure Experiment for the development of snow emission modelling, Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 5, 85-94, doi:10.5194/gi-5-85-2016, 2016. http://www.geosci-instrum-method-data-syst.net/5/85/2016/gi-5-85-2016.pdf

L. Leppänen, A. Kontu, J.Vehviläinen, J. Lemmetyinen, and J. Pulliainen, Comparison of traditional and optical grain size field measurements with SNOWPACK simulations in a taiga snowpack. J. Glaciol. Vol.61, No. 225, 2015. doi: 10.3189/2015JoG14J026 http://www.igsoc.org:8080/journal/61/225/j14j026.pdf