Research objectives
The general objective of the project is to contribute our understanding concerning climatological variations in and around the city of Turku, both by providing long-term climatological data and by exploring it in advanced spatial analysis and modeling environments.
More specifically, the project aims to:
•    provide long-term temperature data from a stable network of ca. 60 stations and three advanced weather stations;
•    provide better understanding concerning the climate in Turku and its surroundings;
•    apply the generated understanding in relation to the practical needs of urban planning and maintenance;
•    contribute to the overall understanding of urban climatology under the (hemi)boreal climatological realm, and
•    stimulate and enhance scientific research and education on climatology in the University of Turku, with geographical orientation.

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