Antti Hyvärinen

Director

Research projects

  • Project date 1.8.2016
  • Head of research Jenni Latikka
  • Language n/a

The main goal of this project is to upgrade the Department of Hydro-Met Services, so that the Bhutanese National Weather Service can be strengthened and thus substantially increase its forecast skills, contributing to the positive economic development of the country, help in reduction of poverty and improved handling of natural catastrophes in times of climate change.

Team

  • Project date 1.1.2015
  • Head of research Antti Hyvärinen
  • Language n/a

The main purpose of this project is to improve the capacity of IMD to produce air quality forecasts and –modeling and to increase the preparedness to mitigate climate change related risks in the future.

Team

  • Project date 1.7.2014
  • Head of research Harri Pietarila
  • Language n/a

The Nepal PPCR Project Development Objective is to enhance government capacity to mitigate climate-related hazards by improving the accuracy and timeliness of weather and flood forecasts and warnings for climate-vulnerable communities, as well as developing agricultural management information system services to help farmers mitigate climate-related production risks.

Team

  • Project date 1.6.2013
  • Head of research Herman Böök
  • Language n/a

The main focus of the project has been in Institutional Capacity Building in the area of Meteorological Network Design and Development, Hydrometeorological Data Management, Data Quality Control Procedures, Early Warning Systems and New Services Development.

Team

  • Project date 1.5.2013
  • Head of research Martti Heikinheimo
  • Language n/a

Regional development cooperation between Finland and ACS to support the development of Caribbean Small Island Developing States National Meteorological Services.

Team

  • Project date 1.5.2013
  • Head of research Edith Rodriguez
  • Language n/a

The PRASDES Project develops sustainable services in the four participating National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) in the following five areas: 1. Weather, climate and hydrology data management systems 2. Climate and Water services production systems 3. Hydrological services production systems 4. Information and Communication systems 5. Financial sustainability of services

Team

  • Project date 1.1.2013
  • Head of research Harri Pietarila
  • Language n/a

The objective of the project is to perform a study to inform government policy and identify regulatory changes for improved monitoring of industrial pollution including development of a conceptual design of the State air quality monitoring network in key Oblasts and industrialized cities.

Team

  • Project date 1.12.2012
  • Head of research Antti Hyvärinen
  • Language n/a

Consulting HKH-HYCOS project and its Regional Flood information System (RFIS) and National Flood Information System (NFIS) in Data management and Quality Control (QC) functions for meteorological and hydrological data.

Team

Antti Hyvärinen, Sami Kiesiläinen, Irma Ylikangas

  • Project date 1.9.2011
  • Head of research Alessandro Chiariello
  • Language n/a

In this project FMI contributes to the • Restructuring of the observation network • Renewal of the telecommunication system both in national and international level • Modernization of the climate database management system and • Wider dissemination of meteorological data.

Team

  • Project date 1.9.2011
  • Head of research Sonja Björklund
  • Language n/a

To strengthen the resilience of the people living in high risk urban and semi-urban areas, this project concentrates on establishing an Early Warning System through the improvement of early warning services with the support of the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI), in close cooperation with the National Meteorological Services (NMSs) of Malawi, government and other main stakeholders at various levels.

Team

  • Project date 1.6.2011
  • Head of research Irma Ylikangas
  • Language n/a

Regional development cooperation project between FMI and Uzhydromet together with WMO Regional Training Centre (RTC) in Tashkent to support the development of Central Asia National Meteorological Services. The main purpose of the Project is to increase capacity of Uzhydromet and other National Meteorological and Hydrological Services in Central Asia to produce sustainable and end-user driven public and private services.

Team

  • Project date 1.9.2010
  • Head of research Martti Heikinheimo
  • Language n/a

Regional development cooperation between Finland and ACS to support the development of Caribbean Small Island Developing States National Meteorological Services.

Team

  • Project date 1.5.2010
  • Head of research Jaakko Nuottokari
  • Language n/a

The overall objective of this project between FMI and NHMS was the promotion of economic development and reduced risks for the loss of life and property caused by severe weather and climate events in the Vietnamese society. The Project Purpose was the increased capacity of the National Hydro-Meteorological Service in the reduction of natural disaster risks and adaptation to climate change of the Vietnamese society.

Team

  • Project date 1.2.2010
  • Head of research Irma Ylikangas
  • Language n/a

The main focus of the project has been in Capacity Building in the area of Meteorological Network Design and Development, Hydrometeorological Data Management, Data Quality Control Procedures, Early Warning Systems and New Services Development.

Team

  • Project date 1.11.2009
  • Head of research Ari Venäläinen
  • Language n/a

General consultant role for the regional development cooperation project between Finland and SADC to support the development of NMHSs in the region and MASA to improve weather and climate services.

Team

  • Project date 1.9.2009
  • Head of research Mats Wiljander
  • Language n/a

Technical Assistance, support and training to improve capacity of SENAMHI to provide climatological, meteorological and air quality services for its stakeholders and the whole Peruvian society.

Team

  • Project date 1.5.2004
  • Head of research Heikki Lihavainen
  • Language n/a

The primary goal of this research project was to quantify how the amount, properties and influences of aerosol are changing over India at present and in the near future, and how these quantities would be affected by different emission control strategies.

Team

Heikki Lihavainen, Antti Hyvärinen, Timo Anttila