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CV Milla Johansson

Title Research Scientist

Contact milla.johansson@fmi.fi

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 2127

University and other degrees

  • MSc (physics), 2000, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • PhD (geophysics), 2014, University of Helsinki, Finland

List of publications

Peer-reviewed publications (updated March 2018):

Pellikka, H., Leijala, U., Johansson, M. M., Leinonen, K., Kahma, K. K., 2018. Future probabilities of coastal floods in Finland. Continental Shelf Research, 157, pp. 32-42. DOI: 10.1016/j.csr.2018.02.006

Särkkä J., Kahma K.K., Kämäräinen M., Johansson M.M., Saku S., 2017. Simulated extreme sea levels at Helsinki. Boreal Env. Res. 22: 299–315.

Johansson M.M., Kahma K.K., 2016. On the statistical relationship between the geostrophic wind and sea level variations in the Baltic Sea. Boreal Env. Res. 21:25-43.

Hünicke, B., Zorita, E., Soomere, T., Madsen, K.S., Johansson, M., Suursaar, Ü., 2015. Recent Change – Sea Level and Wind Waves. - In: The BACC II author team. Second Assessment of Climate Change for the Baltic Sea Basin, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-16006-1_1.

Pirazzini, R., Räisänen, P., Vihma, T., Johansson, M., Tastula, E.-M., 2015. Measurements and modelling of snow particle size and shortwave infrared albedo over a melting Antarctic ice sheet. The Cryosphere, 9, 2357-2381, DOI:10.5194/tc-9-2357-2015, 2015.

Johansson, M.M., 2014. Sea level changes on the Finnish coast and their relationship to atmospheric factors. Finnish Meteorological Institute Contributions, 109, 132 pp. (PhD thesis, University of Helsinki).

Johansson, M.M., Pellikka, H., Kahma, K.K., Ruosteenoja, K., 2014. Global sea level rise scenarios adapted to the Finnish coast. Journal of Marine Systems, 129, pp. 35-46. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2012.08.007.

Valkonen, T., Vihma, T., Johansson, M.M., Launiainen, J., 2014. Atmosphere - sea ice interaction in early summer in the Antarctic: evaluation and challenges of a regional atmospheric model. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 140,  pp. 1536-1551. DOI: 10.1002/qj.2237.

Vihma, T., Mattila, O.-P., Pirazzini, R., Johansson, M.M., 2011. Spatial and temporal variability in summer snow pack in Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica. The Cryosphere, 5, pp. 187-201. DOI:10.5194/tc-5-187-2011.

Valkonen, T., Vihma, T., Kirkwood, S., Johansson, M.M., 2010. Fine-scale model simulation of gravity waves generated by Basen nunatak in Antarctica. Tellus, 62A, pp. 319-332.

Vihma, T., Johansson,  M.M., Launiainen, J., 2009. Radiative and turbulent surface heat fluxes over sea ice in the western Weddell Sea in early summer. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, C04019. DOI:10.1029/2008JC004995.

Högström, U., Sahlée, E., Drennan, W.M., Kahma, K.K., Smedman, A.-S., Johansson, C., Pettersson, H., Rutgersson, A., Tuomi, L., Zhang, F., Johansson, M., 2008. Momentum fluxes and wind gradients in the marine boundary layer - a multi-platform study. Boreal Environment Research, 13, pp. 475-502.

Cheng, B., Zhang, Z., Vihma, T., Johansson, M., Bian, L., Li, Z., Wu, H., 2008. Model experiments on snow and ice thermodynamics in the Arctic Ocean with CHINARE 2003 data. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, C09020.

Heil, P., Hutchings, J.K., Worby, A.P., Johansson, M., Launiainen, J., Haas, C., Hibler, W.D., III, 2008. Tidal forcing on sea-ice drift and deformation in the western Weddell Sea in early austral summer, 2004. Deep Sea Research Part II, 55(8-9), pp. 943-962.

Johansson, M.M., Kahma, K.K., Boman, H., Launiainen, J., 2004. Scenarios for sea level on the Finnish coast. Boreal Environment Research, 9, pp. 153-166.

Seinä, A., Berglund, R., Haajanen, J., Kotovirta, V., Mansner, J., Tergujeff, R., Launiainen, J., Eriksson, P., Johansson, M., Vainio, J., Lind, M., Grönvall, H., 2003. Digital, high resolution weather, sea ice and ocean information to the users at sea: the IWICOS demonstration during the Aranda expedition in the Fram Strait. In: Dahlin, H. et al. (eds.): Building the European Capacity in Operational Oceanography: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on EuroGOOS, pp. 628-632.

Johansson, M.M., Kahma, K.K., Boman, H., 2003. An Improved Estimate for the Long-Term Mean Sea Level on the Finnish Coast. Geophysica, 39(1-2), pp. 51-73.

Kahma, K.K., Boman, H., Johansson, M.M., Launiainen, J., 2003. The North Atlantic Oscillation and sea level variations in the Baltic Sea. ICES Marine Science Symposia, 219, pp. 365-366.

Johansson, M., Boman, H., Kahma, K.K., Launiainen, J., 2001. Trends in sea level variability in the Baltic Sea. Boreal Environment Research, 6, pp. 159-179.

Other publications:

K. K. Kahma, 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.

Hartonen, S., Aarnio-Frisk, M., Alenius, P., Frisk, M., Johansson, M., Kotro, J., Maiche, L., Mäkelä, A., Rantamäki, M., Rauhala, J., Tuomi, L., Tuovinen, J., Vainio, J., 2014. Vesilläliikkujan sääopas. Ursa, ISBN 978-952-5985-08-5, 112 s.

Kahma, K., Pellikka, H., Leinonen, K., Leijala, U., Johansson, M., 2014. Pitkän aikavälin tulvariskit ja alimmat suositeltavat rakentamiskorkeudet Suomen rannikolla. Ilmatieteen laitos, Raportteja 2014:6.

Johansson, M., Kahma, K., Pellikka, H., 2011. Sea level scenarios and extreme events on the Finnish coast. In: SAFIR2010, The Finnish Research Programme on Nuclear Power Plant Safety 2007-2010, Final Report. Puska. E.-K., Suolanen, V. (Eds.) VTT Tiedotteita – Research Notes: 2571 2011. VTT, Espoo, pp. 570-578.

Jylhä, K., Tietäväinen, H., Venäläinen, A., Johansson, M., Kahma, K., Pellikka, H., Saku, S., Ruosteenoja, K., Rauhala, J., Pimenoff, N., Jokela, A., Mäkelä., M., 2011. Extreme weather and nuclear power plants (EXWE) summary report. SAFIR2010. The Finnish Research Programme on Nuclear Power Plant Safety 2007-2010. Final Report. Puska. E.-K., Suolanen, V. (Eds.) VTT Tiedotteita – Research Notes: 2571 2011. VTT, Espoo, pp. 559-569.

Venäläinen, A., Johansson, M., Kersalo, J., Gregow, H., Jylhä, K., Ruosteenoja, K., Neitiniemi-Upola, L., Tietäväinen, H., Pimenoff, N., 2010. Pääkaupunkiseudun ilmastotietoja ja –skenaarioita. Teoksessa: Pääkaupunkiseudun ilmasto muuttuu. Sopeutumisstrategian taustaselvityksiä. HSY Helsingin seudun ympäristöpalvelut, HSY:n julkaisuja 3/2010, s 12-35. ISBN (nid.) 978-952-6604-04-6, ISBN (pdf) 978-952-6604-05-3

Johansson, M., 2010. Ilmastonmuutos ja merenpinta – Lämpeneminen nostaa valtamerien pintaa. Ilmansuojelu 1/2010.

Venäläinen, A., Rauhala, J., Pimenoff, N., Saku, S., Johansson, M., Kahma, K., Kangas, A., Pellikka, H., Boman, H., 2009. Extreme weather and nuclear power plants (EXWE) Summary report. SAFIR2010. The Finnish research programme on nuclear power plant safety 2007-2010. Interim Report. VTT Tiedotteita – Research notes 2466, 518-524.

Launiainen, J., Johansson, M., Kosloff, P., 2007. Meteorological conditions and surface fluxes and energy balance during ISPOL.In: El Naggar, S., Dieckmann, G., Haas, C., Schröder, M., Spindler. M. (Eds.), The Expeditions ANTARKTIS-XXII/1 and XXII/2 of the Research Vessel Polarstern in 2004/2005, Rep. Polar Mar. Res., Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany, No 551, pp. 53-66.

Heil, P., Worby, A.P., Hutchings, J.K., Hibler, W.D., III, Launiainen, J., Johansson, M., Haas, C., 2005. Ice Station Polarstern (ISPOL): Drifting Buoy Data Report. Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre, Technical Report No. 1, 20 pp.

Johansson, M.M., Launiainen, J., Müller, G., Brümmer, B., 2005. Fram Strait studies (FRAMZY 2002 and ACSYS-ABSIS 2003) ice drifter data evaluation for sea ice kinematics and dynamics studies - technical report. Meri - Report Series of the Finnish Institute of Marine Research, No. 54, pp. 3-40.