CV Outi Meinander

Title Senior research scientist


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

Street address Erik Palménin aukio 1, 00560 HELSINKI

Phone number +358 29 539 4157

Fax +358 29 539 3146

Fields of expertise

  • Cryosphere-atmosphere interactions
  • Black carbon, organic carbon and Icelandic volcanic particles in snow and ice
  • High latitude dust
  • Effects of light absorbing impurities on snow albedo, melt and density
  • Arctic and Antarctic snow albedo at UV, VIS and NIR (300 – 2500 nm)


  • NABCEA-project (Academy of Finland, 2016-2020) "Novel Assessment of Black Carbon in the Eurasian Arctic, From Historical Concentrations and Sources to Future Climate Impacts"

University and other degrees

  • PhD (Environmental sciences), 2016, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Met-PD (Professional development in meteorology), 2007, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • PhLic (Environmental sciences), 1995, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • MSc (Environmental sciences), 1992, University of Helsinki, Finland

Previous professional appointments

  • Finnish Meteorological Institute, Head of group, 2017
  • NCoE TRI CRAICC Fellowship (Cryosphere-atmosphere interactions in a changing Arctic climate), 2015-2016
  • Finnish Meteorological Institute, Senior research scientist, 1995-
  • Finnish Meteorological Institute, Research scientist, 1991-1995
  • Finnish Meteorological Institute, Research assistant, 1989-1991
  • Ministry of the Environment, Air pollution exhibition guide, 1989
  • Ministry of the Environment, Trainee, 1988


List of publications