GlobalSMEAR Iniative & SMEAR concept
The GlobalSMEAR (Station for Measuring Earth surface – Atmosphere Relations) initiative is an approach towards integrated Global Earth observatory initiated by Academician Markku Kulmala and coordinated by INAR, University of Helsinki. Read more: Markku Kulma: Build a global Earth observatory Nature Comment Jan 2018, available also in Russia and in Chinese.
The SMEAR concept is supporting the implementation of the GlobalSMEAR initiative. The SMEAR (Station for Measuring Earth surface – Atmosphere Relations) Concept offers an observation platform that provides continuous, comprehensive environmental information from local level up-to the global Grand Challenges.