GRUAN Status

since 2011
active

Site Name

GRUAN (code, name)
SOD Sodankyla
-short
Sodankylä
-long, international
Finnish Meteorological Institute Arctic Research Centre
-long, national
Ilmatieteen laitos, Lapin ilmatieteellinen tutkimuskeskus
WMO (code, name)
02836 SODANKYLÄ

Location

Country
Finland
Latitude
67.3686 °N
Longitude
26.6337 °E
Altitude
179 m

Site maps
Position and region map

Position map

Local map

Institution / Operator

Name
FMI
-long, international
Finnish Meterological Institute
-long, national
Ilmatieteen laitos
Website
www.fmi.fi
Description
National Meteorological Service

Site Contact

Name
Dr. Rigel Kivi
Affiliation
FMI
Address
Tähteläntie 62
99600 Sodankylä
Finland
E-Mail
rigel.kivi@fmi.fi
Phone
+358 16619619
Fax
+358 16619623

Site Description

Foundation
1908
General type
rural
Topography
flat
Land use (within 10 km)
28.2 % Coniferous forest; 23.6 % Transitional woodland/shrub; 17.2 % Mixed forest; 12.9 % Peat bogs; 8.1 % Broadleaved forest; 4.8 % Water; 5.2 % Other
Climate
sub-arctic climate
Website
http://fmiarc.fmi.fi

Non Co-located Sites

Mast
Meteorological mast about 600 m from the sonde station
Pittiövaara
GPS site

Membership In Other Networks

GUAN
1993
BSRN
1992
GAW
CEOP
NDAAC
TCCON

Relevant Documents

ICM-8 (2016)

GRUAN Station Report for Sodankylä - Rigel Kivi

Field experiments at Sodankylä - Rigel Kivi

ICM-9 hosted by FMI from June 12 until June 16, 2017. Meeting venue - Rigel Kivi

ICM-7 (2015)

GRUAN Station Report for Sodankylä - Rigel Kivi

Soundings at GRUAN station Sodankylä, Finland - Rigel Kivi