Short name: FMI
Contact name: Lauri Laakso
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he Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) is the Finnish national authority responsible for meteorological, air quality, climate change, earth observations marine and Arctic research in Finland.

FMI is also in charge of atmospheric and marine observations as well as operative meteorological and marine modeling. The number of employees at FMI is appromimately 600 of which around half work in research.

Main tasks attributed under Work Packages:

FMI is in charge of JRAP5 in WP4. In addition, it participates in JRAP6, WP7 and WP1.

Relevant Projects- previous and existing:

FMI participates in EURO-ARGO and several other international initiatives. On national level, FMI is part of the Finnish FINMARI-consortium, one of the key research infrastructures of Finland. Finland also hosts the head quarters of ICOS (Integrated Carbon Observing System)-ERIC, participating in developing the pan-European network of marine carbon observations.