Urban meteorology news (latest year)

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  • 28 Aug - 1 Sep 2023: Our group participated to the International Conference in Urban Climate with several presentations. See abstracts from https://icuc11.com/
  • 31 Aug 2023: Our group member PhD Joyson Ahongshangbam had his last day with us. All the best for the future at the McGill University!
  • 7 Aug 2023: Our group leader Leena Järvi was interviewed YLE news on topic "City requested birdhouses to all trees, but nearly all trees were cut-down – at the same time their shadows disappeared", https://yle.fi/a/74-20043795, morning and evening news in TV
  • 12 June 2023: CO-CARBON project led by our group leader Leena Järvi got positive funding decision from the Strategic Research Council of 2.6 Me. This allows us to continue to measure and model urban carbon sequestration
  • 10 May 2023: Our group contributed to the new policy recommendations on carbon-smart urban nature directed for municipalities and cities: https://cocarbon.fi/kaupungeille-uudet-suositukset-viheralueisiin-panostamalla-lisataan-ilmastohyotyja/
  • 18 April 2023: Paper on co-benefis of urban green infrastructure in Helsinki published in Nature Urban Sustainability: https://www.nature.com/articles/s42949-023-00103-2#citeas
  • 9 February 2023: Paper Simulating heat and CO2 fluxes in Beijing using SUEWS V2020b: Sensitivity to vegetation phenology and maximum conductance by Zheng et al. now in discussion in GMD: https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-2022-305
  • 15 January 2023: Media interview of Minttu Havu and Leena Järvi in newspaper article Kaupunkipuiden istuttaminen luokin uuden päästö­lähteen hiili­nielun sijaan (Planting street creates new source over carbon sink) in Helsingin Sanomat, https://www.hs.fi/kaupunki/art-2000009234616.html
  • 3 January 2023: Paper Effect of radiation interaction and aerosol processes on ventilation and aerosol concentrations in a real urban neighborhood in Helsinki by Strömberg et al. now under discussion to ACP, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-978
  • 22 November 2022: Group leader Leena Järvi has opinion writing Kaupunkiluonnon hiilinieluja pitää vahvistaa (The carbon sinks of urban nature need to be strengthened) in Helsingin Sanomat, https://www.hs.fi/mielipide/art-2000009205854.html
  • 9 November 2022: Leena Järvi acted as panel discussion member in Systematic observation of greenhouse gases (GHG) to support climate action in cities and regions in COP27 held on Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt
  • 8 August 2022: Omar Al-Jaghbeer has joined the group to work together with Alan in AIforLessAuto
  • 1 Apr 2022: Pak (Alan) Lun Fung has joined the group to work with the AIforLessAuto project
  • 31 Mar 2022: Paper by Nicolini et al on the effect of COVID-19 lockdowns to CO2 emissions now published
  • 18 Mar 2022: Paper by Filioglou et al on winds over Helsinki now published
  • 14 Feb 2022: Paper by Sasu Karttunen now under discussion in ATM: https://amt.copernicus.org/preprints/amt-2021-428/
  • 8 Feb 2022: Paper on urban water storage utilising also FI-Kmp data now out by Jongen et al
  • 23 Nov 2021: Leena Järvi interviewed for news article "Puut viilentävät Euroopan kaupunkeja, kadun­varren puu voi sitoa jopa enemmän hiiltä kuin metsässä kasvava", Helsingin sanomat
  • 18 Sep 2021: Yingqi Zheng joined the group as visiting doctoral student for one year to work with SUEWS modelling in Beijing. Welcome!
  • 15 Sep 2021: PhD Nahid Atashi started her postdoc in the group in the CousCOUS project. Welcome!
  • 5 Sep 2021: The group leader Leena Järvi was awarded the Timothy Oke Award for her work in urban climate. Congrats!
  • 5-6 Sep 2021: The group is participating to the kick-off meeting of H2020 project RI-URBANs and plan how to improve our understanding on urban dispersion and furthermore improve the description of urban emissions
  • 1 Sep 2021: PhD candidate Michael Lee joint to work our group in the CarboCity and CO-CARBON projects. Welcome!
  • 10 Aug 2021: Leena Järvi interviewed for news article "Talvi on erottanut Helsingin Keski-Euroopan kaupunkien ilmastosta, mutta siihen on luvassa muutos – Näihin ilmiöihin Helsingissä on varauduttava", Helsingin sanomat
  • 2 Apr 2021: PhD Joyson Ahongshangbam joined the group to work in the CO-CARBON project. Welcome!

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