CV Virpi Tarvainen (ex Lindfors)
Fields of expertise
Atmospheric physical and chemical processes at different scales.
Biogenic emissions; biogenic emission modeling.
Air quality, ozone formation, atmospheric chemistry.
University and other degrees
Ph.D. (physics), University of Helsinki 2008
Lic.Phil. (physics), University of Helsinki 1996
M.Sc. (physics); University of Helsinki 1981
Previous professional appointments
2005 - 2011: Finnish Meteorological Institute: Head of research group Air Quality Information Unit
1993 - 2005: Finnish Meteorological Institute: Senior Research Scientist
1992 - 1993: University of Helsinki: Senior Assistant
1987 - 1992: Finnish Meteorological Institute: Senior Research Scientist, Research Scientist
1983 - 1985: University of California Riverside, Statewide Air Pollution Research Center: Visiting Postgraduate Research Physicist
1981 - 1983: University of Helsinki: research grant, Research Assistant, deputy Assistant
1979 - 1980: European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN): Scientific Associate, member of the CERN-ISOLDE research group
1976 - 1979: University of Helsinki: Research Assistant, deputy Assistant, part-time teacher