The Finnish National Committee of Arctic and Antarctic Research

The Finnish National Committee of Arctic and Antarctic Research works to advance Finnish polar research and it is the national committee for Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) and International Arctic Science Committee (IASC). All the most significant institutions conducting Arctic or Antarctic research in Finland are represented in the national committee.

The activities of the Finnish National Committee of Arctic and Antarctic Research are coordinated and supported by the Council of Finnish Academies. The Council allocates national committees from various disciplines with state subsidies from the Ministry of Education and Culture.

Members of the Finnish National Committee of Arctic and Antarctic Research (2015–2017)
Aalto University, School of Engineering: Professor Pentti Kujala
The Geological Survey of Finland: Director Petri Lintinen
University of Helsinki, Faculty of Science: Professor Matti Leppäranta
The Finnish Meteorological Institute: Research and Development Director Yrjö Viisanen
Arctic Centre, University of Lapland: Director, Professor Timo Koivurova
University of Oulu: Director, Professor Kari Laine
The Finnish Geodetic Institute (Finnish Geospatial Research Institute): Head of Department Markku Poutanen
Finnish Academy of Science and Letters: Professor Juha-Pekka Lunkka
The Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters: Professor Erik Bonsdorff
Finnish Environment Institute: Director Paula Kankaanpää
Aalto University, School of Engineering: Professor Pentti Kujala
University of Turku, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science: Professor Jukka Käyhkö
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland: Principal Scientist Jaakko Heinonen

International partners
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
International Arctic Science Committee (IASC)
European Polar Board (EPB)


 

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Contact information

Chair, Paula Kankaanpää
Finnish Environment Institute
paula.kankaanpaa[at]ymparisto.fi
 
Secretary, Anne Raja-Hanhela
Arctic Centre, University of Lapland
anne.raja-hanhela[at]ulapland.fi



Finland-Canada Arctic Research Cooperation Workshop

Tuesday 14th November 2017
Rovaniemi, Finland

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