Watching The Finnish… August 2011

Finnish climate change news

Finnish Meteorological Institute: “July one of the warmest in 50 years” (in Finnish)

Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira: Colorado beetle now found in the main potato growing area

Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira: The Colorado beetle hunt continues

Finnish Meteorological Institute: A variable summer in sea areas

Helsingin Sanomat: Man-made snow banks proved useful nesting sites for endangered Saimaa ringed seal (Aug 19)

Good News from Finland: Finland’s first wooden apartment building in Heinola

Statistics Finland: Consumption of hard coal decreased by 6 per cent from January to June

VTT (via AlphaGalileo): Wind energy statistics of Finland. Yearly report 2010

VTT (via AlphaGalileo): Survey of smart grids concepts worldwide

VTT (via AlphaGalileo): Extreme weather impacts on transport systems

Caixin Wang: Antarctic ice shelf melting and its impact on the global sea ice-ocean system (doctoral dissertation, University of Helsinki)