Roope Husgafvel

Project Coordinator

  • Institution Aalto University
  • Department/faculty Department of Forest Products Technology

Marko Huttula

Project Coordinator

  • Institution University of Oulu
  • Department/faculty Faculty of Science

Milla Hyvärinen

Project coordinator

  • Institution Univeristy of Helsinki
  • Department/faculty Department of Political and Economic Studies

Antti Hyvärinen


  • Institution Finnish Meteorological Institute

Detailed Design of the DHM System, Procurement and Implementation Support, Nepal PPCR Project Building Resilience to Climate-Related Hazards (BRCH)

Improving the Meteorological and Hydrological Services in Vietnam (PROMOSERV)

Finnish-Nepalese Project for Improving Capability of the Government of Nepal to respond to the increased risks related to weather related natural disasters caused by climate change (FNEP)

Promoting Modernization of Meteorological and Hydrological Services in Central Asia

Strengthening Hydrometeorological Operations and Services in the Caribbean SIDS

Quality Control component for the HKH-HYCOS Project managed by ICIMOD

Finland - SADC Meteorology Project Inception Phase

Kazakhstan Joint Economic Research Program

Finnish-Peruvian project for increased capacity of SENAMHI to provide climatological and meteorological services (FINAMPO)

Particulate air pollution over India and the ‘brown cloud’ associated with it

SHOCS 2 - Strengthening Hydrometeorological Operations and Services in the Caribbean SIDS – Phase 2

Finnish-Nepalese Project for Improving Capability of the Government of Nepal to respond to the increased risks related to weather related natural disasters caused by climate change - Phase 2 (FNEP 2)

Strengthening Hydro-Meteorological Services for Bhutan (SHSB)

Regional Andean Programme to Enhance Weather, Water and Climate Services and Development (PRASDES)

Promoting Adaptation to Climate Change by Reducing Weather and Climate-Related Losses through Improved Services in Sudan (FISU)

Strengthening the resilience of people living in high risk urban and semi-urban areas to weather-related disasters

CLImate Modelling and OBservations (in India) - CLIMOB

Benedicta Ideho


  • Institution University of Jyväskylä
  • Department/faculty Department Social Science and Philosophy, Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Institution Haaga-Helia university of applied sciences
  • Department/faculty School of vocational teacher education
  • Institution Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology
  • Department/faculty Computational Engineering

Post-doctoral researcher at LUT-University. MSc degree in Financial and Actuarial Mathematics from Wroclaw University of Technology (2007), MSc in Technomathematics from Lappeenranta University of Technology (2008) and DSc in Applied Mathematics from Lappeenranta University of Technology (2011). Specializes in modeling financial markets, time series analysis, statistical modeling, as well as mathematical epidemiology. 9 years of experience in academic teaching (including an award for the best international teacher), covering mainly scientific computing, statistics and stochastic modeling, and calculus. In years 2013-2015 having coordinated the following capacity building projects between Finland and East Africa: NSS East Africa Technomathematics and HEI ICI Mathematics Education and Working Life Relevance in East Africa. Experienced participant in Modeling Weeks (both as a student, instructor and organiser) and Study Groups. Recently organized a successful ECMI Modeling Week at LUT in July 2017.


Mathematical modeling

Jaana Jarva

Senior Scientist

  • Institution Geological Survey of Finland

Jaana Jarva is a senior scientist in environmental geology at the Geological Survey of Finland (GTK). She holds a PhD in geology from the University of Turku, Finland. She is specialized in the fields of environmental and urban geology, geochemistry, land use planning, geological risk assessment and climate change adaptation. She has worked as a project manager in several European research and regional development projects, as well as in national and international research and consulting assignments. She is currently acting as a project manager of four international projects on hydrogeology, climate change adaptation and environmental impact assessment. She holds IPMA Level C certificate.

Marjaana Jauhola

Academy Research Fellow

  • Institution University of Helsinki
  • Department/faculty Faculty of Social Sciences

Jauhola conducts research (2012-2020) on global political economy of post-disaster interventions and intesecting inequalities and forms of resilience of long-term recovery of combinations of political violence and disasters (Indian Ocean Tsunami 2004 in Aceh, Indonesia; 2001 Gujarat earthquake in Kutch, India) using visual ethnography and collaborative urban lifehistorical and audio-visual methods.

  • Institution University of Eastern Finland
  • Department/faculty Institute of Clinical Medicine, Neurology