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

Pallas-Sammaltunturi (PAL)

(Pallas-Sodankylä GAW)

Sub-arctic hill

Operated by: FMI

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

Hyytiälä / SMEAR II (SMR)

Southern boreal pine forest

Operated by: UHEL

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

Atmospheric stations, Class 2

Puijo (PUI)

Urban environment

Operated by: FMI and UEF

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

Utö - Baltic Sea (UTO)

Non-forested island on the Baltic Sea

Operated by: FMI

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

Ecosystem stations, class 1
Hyytiälä / SMEAR II (FI-Hyy)

Southern boreal pine forest

Operated by: UHEL

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

Sodankylä (FI-Sod)

(Pallas-Sodankylä GAW)

Northern boreal pine forest

Operated by: FMI

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

ecosystem stations, class 2
Siikaneva (FI-Sii)

Southern boreal fen

Operated by: UHEL

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

Lompolojänkkä (FI-Lom)

Northern boreal fen

Operated by: FMI

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

associate ecosystem stations, class 3
Kaamanen (FI-Kaa)

Subarctic fen

Operated by: FMI

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

Kenttärova (FI-Ken)

Northern spruce forest

Operated by: FMI

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

Värriö / SMEAR I (FI-Var)

Subarctic pine forest

Operated by: UHEL

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

Kuivajärvi (FI-Kvr)

Boreal lake

Operated by: UHEL

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

Lettosuo (FI-Let)

Forestry-drained peatland

Operated by: FMI

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

Kumpula, Helsinki / SMEAR III (FI-Kmp)

Urban environment

Operated by: UHEL

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