Station network

ICOS Finland infrastructure

ICOS Finland network has in total 14 stations, of which 4 are Atmospheric stations, 4 Ecosystem stations, and 6 Associate Ecosystem stations. These stations provide good representatives of boreal and subarctic Eurasian environment in a transition zone from marine to continental climate.

The stations are operated by the University of Helsinki (UHEL), Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) and University of Eastern Finland (UEF).

You can find the detailed locations of the stations at Google maps.

Map of Finland with the ICOS stations
© Inka Kosonen

 

Atmospheric stations, Class 1
Sammaltunturi (Pallas-Sodankylä GAW)

Sub-arctic hill

Operated by: FMI

PI: Juha Hatakka (firstname.lastname@fmi.fi)

Puijo 

Urban environment

Operated by: FMI and UEF

PI: Ari Leskinen (firstname.lastname@fmi.fi)

Hyytiälä / SMEAR II

Southern boreal pine forest

Operated by: UHEL

PI: Janne Levula (firstname.lastname@helsinki.fi)

Utö Atmospheric and Marine Research Station

Marine environment (The Baltic Sea)

Operated by: FMI

PI: Tuomas Laurila (firstname.lastname@fmi.fi)

 

 

Ecosystem stations, class 1
Hyytiälä / SMEAR II

Southern boreal pine forest

Operated by: UHEL

PI: Ivan Mammarella (firstname.lastname@helsinki.fi)

Sodankylä forest (Pallas-Sodankylä GAW)

Northern boreal pine forest

Operated by: FMI

PI: Mika Aurela (firstname.lastname@fmi.fi)

 

 

ecosystem stations, class 2
Siikaneva

Southern boreal fen

Operated by: UHEL

PI: Eeva-Stiina Tuittila (firstname.lastname@uef.fi)

Lompolojänkkä

Northern boreal fen

Operated by: FMI

PI: Annalea Lohila (firstname.lastname@fmi.fi)

 

 

associate ecosystem stations, class 3
Kaamanen

Subarctic fen

Operated by: FMI

PI: Mika Aurela (firstname.lastname@fmi.fi)

Kenttärova

Northern spruce forest

Operated by: FMI

PI: Tuomas Laurila (firstname.lastname@fmi.fi)

Värriö / SMEAR I

Subarctic pine forest

Operated by: UHEL

PI: Pasi Kolari (firstname.lastname@helsinki.fi)

Kuivajärvi

Boreal lake

Operated by: UHEL

PI: Anne Ojala (firstname.lastname@helsinki.fi)

Lettosuo

Forestry-drained peatland

Operated by: FMI

PI: Mika Korkiakoski (firstname.lastname@fmi.fi)

Kumpula, Helsinki / SMEAR III

Urban environment

Operated by: UHEL

PI: Leena Järvi (firstname.lastname@helsinki.fi)