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NA6 Aerosol Training Course

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

From: 10 May 2008
To: 16 May 2008
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.


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.

The course is organized within the frame of the EU-projects EUSAAR, EUCAARI and ACCENT as well as the Nordic Graduate School “Biosphere-Carbon-Aerosol-Cloud- Climate Interactions” (CBACCI) and Nordic Master’s Degree Programme “Atmosphere-Biosphere-Studies” (ABS) in cooperation with Norfa Network on Atmospheric Aerosol Dynamics (NAD), iLEAPS and EMEP.


Send your application and requests for further information to [email protected]. The Application (max 1 page) 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 31, 2008


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 [email protected] for travel and accommodation details.