Air Quality and Climate


Year Project Customers
2008-2009 Efficiencies of Street Cleaning Methods in Reducing Road Dust in Finnish Cities (KAPU2-project)* Ministry of Environment, cities (Helsinki, Vantaa, Espoo, Tampere, Turku, Riihimäki, Kerava), Berner Oy,Local and Regional Government Finland
2008-2009 Sources of inhalable particles at the Mannerheimintie air quality station in Helsinki in 2008 and 2009 City of Helsinki, Helsinki Metropolitan Area Council (YTV)
2008- Low dust emitting winter tire* Nokian Tyres Plc.
2008 Low emission vehicles and low emission zone in Helsinki City of Helsinki
2008 Influence of vehicle speed reduction on the PMx emissions of roads (Halle)* Ingenieurbüro Lohmeyer GmbH & Co. KG (co-ordinator), Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (Germany)
2006-2007 Reduction of Rolling Noise (VIEME-project)* Ministry of Transport and Communications, Finnish Road Administration, cities (Espoo, Helsinki, Vantaa), Nokian tyres plc., Tikka Group, Skanska Finland, Destia, Lohja-Rudus
2005-2007 Efficiencies of Street Cleaning Methods in Reducing Road Dust in Finnish Cities (KAPU-project)* Ministry of Environment, cities (Helsinki, Vantaa, Espoo, Tampere, Riihimäki, Kerava), Destia
2005-2006 Study of Air Quality in the Kamppi Bus Terminal.* Helsinki City Transport (HKL), Matkahuolto Oy
2005 Mobile Measurements on the Effect of Tire Light Weight Studs and Traction Sanding on Emissions of PM10-Road Dust* Nokian Tyres Plc.
2004-2005 Composition and Sources of PM in Intake Air of the Vuosaari Powerplant Helsinki Energy (HELEN)
2004-2005 Vehicle Induced Particulate Emissions from Non-Exhaust Sources (VIPEN)* The Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (TEKES), Helsinki Metropolitan Area Council (YTV)
2003 Study of Individual Particles in the Helsinki Metro. National Public Health Institute, Finland
2002-2005 Emissions of Primary Anthropogenic Carbonaceous Particles in Finland (as part of the KOPRA-project). Finnish Environment Institute
2002-2003 Identification of Particles Collected during the Finnish Antarctic Expedition with Single Particle Analysis Techniques. Finnish Meteorological Institute
2002-2006 Long-range Transport Episodes of Fine Particles in Southern Finland during 1999-2005. Helsinki Metropolitan Area Council (YTV)
2002 Study of Airborne Particle Samples from Hyytiälä SMEAR-station with Single Particle Analysis Techniques. Helsinki University, Department of Physical Sciences
2000-2004 Formation and Sources of Road Dust (KAPRO-project) Mobile2-Research Program, Uusimaa Regional Environment Center, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Ministry of Environment, Helsinki Metropolitan Area Council (YTV)
1999 Dispersion of Dust Near the Koverhar Steel Plant Fundia Wire Oy
1998 Identification of an Emission Source with Electron Microscopy and Elemental Analysis (SEM/EDX). Helsinki Metropolitan Area Council (YTV)
1996   TEVA

*Metropolia (until 2009 Stadia Polytechnic) as sub-contractor

Our partners in research projects have been:

  • Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Sniffer-project
  • Geological Survey of Finland
  • Helsinki University of Technology
  • Finnish Meteorological Institute
  • Univesity of Helsinki
  • Akukon Oy
  • VTT