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Wind speeds are found to be slightly decreasing in Finland during recent decades

Wind speeds are found to be slightly decreasing in Finland during recent decades

Analysis of homogenized time series of mean and maximum monthly wind speed indicate decrease in near-surface wind speeds during recent decades.

Homogenized times series offer more reliable and precise understanding of the changes occurred in Finnish wind climate. Observed wind stilling in Finland is part of the global phenomenon.

More information:

Researcher Mikko Laapas, tel. +358 50 4122 390, mikko.laapas@fmi.fi

Laapas, M. and Venäläinen, A. (2017), Homogenization and trend analysis of monthly mean and maximum wind speed time series in Finland, 1959–2015. Int. J. Climatol, 37: 4803–4813. doi:10.1002/joc.5124

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.5124/full


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