Research highlights

Article published in Nature by Ovadnevaite et al. “Surface tension prevails over solute effect in organic-influenced cloud droplet activation”. DOI: 10.1038/nature22806

Article published in Science by Dunne et al. "Global atmospheric particle formation from CERN CLOUD measurements ". DOI: 10.1126/science.aaf2649

Article published in Nature by Wang et al. " Amazon boundary layer aerosol concentration sustained by vertical transport during rainfall ". DOI: 10.1038/nature19819

Article published in Nature by Mikko Sipilä et al. " Molecular-scale evidence of aerosol particle formation via sequential addition of HIO3". DOI:10.1038/nature19314 5.9.2016

Earth’s climate may not warm as quickly as expected, suggest new cloud studies that are published in Nature and Science.

Kirkby, J.et al. (2016) Ion-induced nucleation of pure biogenic particles. Nature 533: 521–526 http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature17953

Tröstl, J. et al. (2016) The role of low-volatility organic compounds in initial particle growth in the atmosphere. Nature 533: 527–531 http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature18271

Bianchi, F. et al. (2016). New particle formation in the free troposphere: A question of chemistry and timing. Science 352: 1109–1112 http://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2016/05/24/science.aad5456

Comment article published in Nature by M. Kulmala "Atmospheric chemistry: China’s choking cocktail". Nature 526: 497–499, doi:10.1038/526497a 21.10.2015

The Fedor P. Litke Gold Medal of the Russian Geographical Society is awarded to Prof. M. Kulmala for his works in meteorology and climatology on: formation of atmospheric aerosol, nucleation and clouds, atmosphere-Earth interaction, climate change, air pollution, Arctic boreal environment, and global challenges. 20.8.2015

Article published in Science by Riccobono et al. "Oxidation Products of Biogenic Emissions Contribute to Nucleation of Atmospheric Particles" Science 344: 717-721 doi: 10.1126/science.1243527 16.5.2014

Article published in Nature by Ehn et al. "A large source of low-volatility secondary organic aerosol" Nature 506: 476–479 doi:10.1038/nature13032 27.2.2014

Academy Professor Markku Kulmala is awarded by Bayer Climate Award 2012 for his for pioneering work on aerosols as a climate factor.The presentation will be made during the annual conference of the Leopoldina – German Academy of Sciences in Berlin on September 22, 2012 Awards Online video 04.06.2012