National deposition monitoring, Northern Finland

Updated 2013-01-26

Monitoring of direct deposition. Project is run by Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI).

This is a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project

Time frame

Status
Ongoing
Project time span
1972 -
Data collection
1972 -
Data processing
1972 -
Data reporting
1972 -

Contact information

Contact person
Tuija Ruoho-Arola Ruoho-Arola
Address
Finnish Meteorological Institute Sahaajankatu 20 E FIN-00810 Helsinki Finland
Phone
+35891929 3147
Email
if.imf@emantsal.emantsrif

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Acidification parameters
Heavy metals
Other metals/elements
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Precipitation/snow
Additional information or further specification of types of data / information collected, species / tissues / organs sampled, etc.

- Bulk sampling of precipitation monthly. - Major ions: Cl, NO3, SO4, Mg, Ca, NH4, Na, K, conductivity, pH - Heavy metals (only at Kevo): As, Cd, Cr, Cu, Fe, Mn, Ni, Pb, V, Zn

Geography

Regions studied
Arctic, Circumpolar
Fennoscandia
Finland
Lapland
Scandinavia
Stations or areas where observations are made

Kevo 69 deg. 45 min. N, 27 deg. 01 min. E, 107 m a.s.l. Värriö 67 deg. 45 min. N, 29 deg. 37 min. E, 375 m a.s.l. Sodankylä 67 deg. 22 min. N, 26 deg. 39 min. E, 180 m a.s.l.

Data availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
yes-all
Data centres
Atmospheric TDC
References to key publications (or planned publications) and data reports
The yearbook of the Finnish Meteorological Institute, Air Quality Research, e.g. Leinonen, L. 2000. Ilmanlaatumittauksia - Air Quality Measurements 1999. Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki. 254 p. EMEP Reports AMAP Reports
Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?
No

Methods & Procedures

Procedures and methodology used for, e.g., sampling and sample storage, sample pretreatment, extraction and analysis, including which laboratories are involved, references to methods employed, etc.

Heavy metals: Bulk samples of precipitation. Analysis: ICP-MS. Laboratory: Finnish Meteorological Institute. Acidifying compounds: Bulk precipitation samples for major ions. The methods are from the EMEP manual. Laboratory: Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI).

QA/QC Information (what QA/QC procedures are implemented, laboratories involvment in QA/QC activities, model verification/validation routines, etc.)

The laboratory of FMI is accredited for analysis of heavy metals and major ions.

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
No
Is this project reporting to other organizations/programmes?

EMEP UN ECE Integrated monitoring

Other related projects

Oulanka, EMEP station, Northern Finland Pallas, AMAP station, Northern Finland Pallas-Sodankylä, GAW station, Northern Finland

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