The Finnish Meteorological Institute

The Finnish Meteorological Institute mission is to produce high-quality services and scientific know-how on the atmosphere and seas. The Institute uses its expertise to provide services that promote public safety and enhance well-being among people and in the environment, taking into account the needs to maintain preparedness.

The Finnish Meteorological Institute

  • observes the physical state, chemical composition and electromagnetic phenomena of the atmosphere
  • observes the physical state of the Baltic Sea and the Arctic sea areas.
  • produces high-quality information and services about the past, present and future states of the atmosphere and seas
  • conducts high-standard research and development in the fields of meteorology, maritime sciences, air quality, space physics and earth observation
  • carries out competitive commercial activities, based on expert services, both in Finland and abroad
  • plays an active role in national and international cooperation
  • actively distributes information to decision-makers, the business world and the general public about matters related to the atmosphere, seas and near space
  • predicts changes and responds quickly to environmental changes and changing conditions
Antti Mäkelä is Head of the Weather and Climate Research Group at the Finnish Meteorological Institute’s Climate Service Centre
Matias Arpikari works as a System Designer for the Finnish Meteorological Institute’s Customer Solutions Group.
Kaisa Solin works as a Senior Meteorologist at the Finnish Meteorological Institute's Safety Weather Unit.
Published 2015-03-10 at 13:07, updated 2015-03-10 at 13:08

Ilmatieteen laitos

Contact Information

Visitig address: Erik Palménin aukio 1
00560 Helsinki
Tel. 029 539 1000