Utö observations

Utö Atmospheric and Marine Research station schematic drawing; observed parametes and fields of research
Observations at Utö Atmospheric and Marine Research Station

Links for real-time observations at Utö:

Marine weather at Utö

Online marine and meteorological data from Utö Wave buoy on Vidskär open water area (~10 km NE from Utö)

Online marine data from VOS Silja Serenade (operating between Helsinki, Mariehamn and Stockholm; route approximately 10 km south of Utö).

Meteorological observations

Variable Start of measurements Institute
T, p, WS, WD, RH  1881  FMI
Precipitation  1881  FMI
Global radiation  1998  FMI
Diffuse radiation  1998  FMI
UV-radiation  1998  FMI
Visibility  2002  FMI
Cloud cover and height  2006  FMI
Wind profile (Doppler lidar)  2012  FMI
Weather camera  2014  FMI
Solar radiation spectra  2017  SYKE
Sunphotometer  2017  FMI

Aerosol and trace gas observations

VariableStart of measurementsInstitute
Aerosol chemical composition (PM10) 1980 FMI
SO2 1980 FMI
NO2 1986 FMI
O3 1986 FMI
VOC 1994-2008 FMI
Fine particles (PM2.5) 2003 FMI
Aerosol size distribution 2004 FMI
Aerosol absorption 2007 FMI
Aerosol scattering 2010 FMI
Aerosol chemical composition (PM2.5) 2011 FMI
Aerosol Optical Depth 2016 FMI

Greenhouse gas observations

(See also: ICOS-Utö)

VariableStart of measurementsInstitute
CO2, CH4 and CO concentrations2012FMI
CO2- flux2016FMI
pH (sea water)2016SYKE

Marine observations


Start of measurements

Sea ice observations1897FMI (/FIMR)
Temperature and salinity profiling 0-90m1900FMI (/FIMR)
Nutrients and chlorophyll2001

ELY (Centre for Economic Development,
Transport and the Environment)

Wave buoy2012-2014FMI
Sea Ice radar2013FMI
T-S-O2-profiles (0...-80m)2013FMI
Temperature, salinity, O2, turbidity, chlorophyll (at 5 m depth)2014FMI
Currents (0...-23m) and surface waves2014FMI
AIS receiver2015FMI
Bottle sampler2015SYKE
Chlorophyll, temperature, salinity, phycoscyanin, turbidity, phytoplankton species composition etc (flow-through)2016SYKE
Vertical profiles of temperature, salinity, O2, turbidity, chlorophyll, cyanobacteria (0...-76m)2018FMI and SYKE
Currents (0...-76m) and surface waves2018FMI