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NA6 Aerosol Training Course

Measurements of Atmospheric Aerosol: Aerosol Physics, Sampling and Measurement Techniques

From: 7 May 2007
To: 11 May 2007
Place: Hyytiälä Forest Station

The course will cover the following aspects:

Basic definitions, mechanical properties, electrical properties, filters and impactors, size spectrometers, particle counters, nephelometer, absorption photometer, mass measurements


Prof. Dr. Kaarle Hämeri, University of Helsinki, Finland
Dr. Jean-Philippe Putaud, Joint Research Centre, Italy
Prof. Dr. Alfred Wiedensohler, Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Germany

Target group:

This course is intended for PhD students, young scientists, and personnel from aerosol measuring stations involved in EUSAAR, EUCAARI, GAW, or ACCENT.


Applicants should send they application (max 1 page) to Heikki Lihavainen. The Application should include:

- Full name (surname, last and middle names)
- Address (Institution or home address)
- Date of birth
- Male or female
- Affiliated university and supervisor
- Field of study (Meteorology, physics, chemistry, biology etc.)
- Status of studies (MSc, PhD, BSc)
- Short description of the applicants role in the EUCAARI, EUSAAR, ACCENT projects or in GAW.

Deadline for registration:

March 30, 2007


The local expenses at Hyytiälä, including full accommodation as well as travel from Helsinki and back, are covered by EUSAAR, ACCENT, or GAW.

Details on how to get to Hyytiälä and accommodation will be posted at a later stage. Until then contact Heikki Lihavainen for travel and accommodation details.

Requests for further information should also be sent to Heikki Lihavainen (heikki.lihavainen@fmi.fi).