Here is a list of our most recent publications.  Group members' names are in bold. Complete publication lists for each group member can be found from the People page


Merikanto, J., K. Nordling, K, P. Räisänen, J. Räisänen, D. O'Donnell, A.-I. Partanen and Korhonen H. (2021). How Asian aerosols impact regional surface temperatures across the globe? Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 21, 5865–5881.

Petäjä, T., Ganzei, K. S., Lappalainen, H. K., Tabakova, K., Makkonen, R.,  Räisänen, J., Chalov, S., Kulmala, M., Zilitinkevich, Z., Baklanov, P. Y., Shakirov, R. B., Mishina, N. V., Egidarev, E. G. and Kondrat’ev, I. I. (2021). Research agenda for the Russian Far East and utilization of multi-platform comprehensive environmental observations. International Journal of Digital Earth,  14:3, 311-337.

Ruosteenoja, K. and Räisänen J. (2021). Evolution of observed and modelled temperatures in Finland in 1901–2018 and potential dynamical reasons for the differences. International Journal of Climatology, 41, 3374-3390.

Räisänen, J. (2021). Snow conditions in northern Europe: the dynamics of interannual variability versus projected long-term change. The Cryosphere, 15, 1677-1696. 

Räisänen, J. (2021). Effect of atmospheric circulation on surface air temperature trends in years 1979–2018. Climate Dynamics, 56, 2303-2320. 

Virman, M., M. Bister, J. Räisänen, V.A. Sinclair and Järvinen H. (2021). Radiosonde comparison of ERA5 and ERA-Interim reanalysis datasets over tropical oceans. Tellus A: Dynamic Meteorology and Oceanography, 73:1, 1-7.

Laurila, T., V.A Sinclair and Gregow, H. (2021). Climatology, variability, and trends in near-surface wind speeds over the North Atlantic and Europe during 1979–2018 based on ERA5. Int J Climatol, 41: 2253– 2278.

Rantanen, M., T. Laurila, V.A. Sinclair and Gregow, H. (2021). Storm Aila: An unusually strong autumn storm in Finland. Weather.

Ollinaho, P., G. D. Carver, S. T. K. Lang, L. Tuppi, M. Ekblom, and Järvinen H. (2021). A year of ECMWF ensemble initial states for OpenIFS – OpenEnsemble 1.0. Geoscientific Model Development, 14, 2143–2160.


Statnaia, I. A., A.Y. Karpechko and Järvinen, H. (2020). Mechanisms and predictability of sudden stratospheric warming in winter 2018, Weather Clim. Dynam., 1, 657–674.

Virman, M., M. Bister, V. A. Sinclair, J. Räisänen and Järvinen H. (2020). Vertical temperature structure associated with evaporation of stratiform precipitation in idealized WRF simulations. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 77, 1851-1864

Lampilahti, J., H. E. Manninen, K. Leino, R. Väänänen, A. Manninen, S. Buenrostro Mazon, T. Nieminen, M. Leskinen, J. Enroth, M. Bister, S. Zilitinkevich, J. Kangasluoma, H. Järvinen, V.-M. Kerminen, T. Petäjä, and Kulmala, M. (2020). Roll vortices induce new particle formation bursts in the planetary boundary layer, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 11841–11854.

Ekblom, M., L. Tuppi, V. Shemyakin, M. Laine, P. Ollinaho, H. Haario, and Järvinen, H. Algorithmic tuning of spread-skill relationship in ensemble forecasting systems. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 146: 598– 612.

Rantanen, M.,  J. Räisänen, V.A. Sinclair, J. Lento, and Järvinen, H. (2020) The extratropical transition of Hurricane Ophelia (2017) as diagnosed with a generalized omega equation and vorticity equation, Tellus A: Dynamic Meteorology and Oceanography, 72:1, 1-26.

Sinclair, V. A., M. Rantanen, P. Haapanala, J. Räisänen, and Järvinen, H. (2020). The characteristics and structure of extra-tropical cyclones in a warmer climate. Weather Clim. Dynam., 1, 1–25.

Laurila, T, V. A. Sinclair and Gregow, H. (2019), The Extratropical Transition of Hurricane Debby (1982) and the Subsequent Development of an Intense Windstorm over Finland.   Mon. Wea. Rev., 148, 377–401.

Tuppi, L., P. Ollinaho, M. Ekblom, V. Shemyakin, and Järvinen H. (2020). Necessary conditions for algorithmic tuning of weather prediction models using OpenIFS as an example. Geoscientific Model Development, 13, 5799–5812.

Ylivinkka, I., S. Kaupinmäki, M. Virman, M. Peltola, D. Taipale, T. Petäjä, V-M. Kerminen, M. Kulmala, and Ezhova, E. (2020). Clouds over Hyytiälä, Finland: an algorithm to classify clouds based on solar radiation and cloud base height measurements. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 13(10), 5595-5619.


Ruosteenoja, K., Markkanen, T.  and Räisänen, J., (2019). Thermal seasons in northern Europe in projected future climate. International Journal of Climatology, doi: 10.1002/joc.6466

Sinclair, V. A., Mikkola, J. Rantanen, M. and Räisänen, J. (2019). The summer 2018 heatwave in Finland,  Weather, 74 (11), 403-409. 

Räisänen, J. (2019). Effect of atmospheric circulation on recent temperature changes in Finland, Climate Dynamics. 53, 9-10, p. 5675–5687 13 p.

Kämäräinen, M., Uotila, P., Karpechko, A., Hyvärinen, O., Lehtonen, I. and Räisänen, J. (2019). Statistical learning methods as a basis for skillful seasonal temperature forecasts in Europe, Journal of Climate. 32, p. 5363-5379 17 p.

Räisänen, J. (2019). Energetics of interannual temperature variability, Climate Dynamics, 52, 5-6, p. 3139-3156 18 p.

Sinclair, V. A. and Dacre, H. F. (2019). Which Extratropical Cyclones Contribute Most to the Transport of Moisture in the Southern Hemisphere?,  Journal of Geophysical Research : Atmospheres. 124, 5, p. 2525-2545 21 p.

Rantanen, M., Räisänen, J., Sinclair, V. A. and Järvinen, H. (2019). Sensitivity of idealised baroclinic waves to mean atmospheric temperature and meridional temperature gradient changes, Climate Dynamics. 52, 5-6, p. 2703-2719 17 p.

Tuononen, M., O'Connor, E. J. and Sinclair, V. A. (2019). Evaluating solar radiation forecast uncertainty, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 19, 3, p. 1985-2000 16 p.

Lovén, L., Karsisto, V., Järvinen, H., Sillanpää, M., Leppänen, T., Peltonen, E., Pirttikangas, S. & Riekki, J. (2019). Mobile road weather sensor calibration by sensor fusion and linear mixed models, PLoS One. 14, 2, 17 p., 0211702.