Research Expeditions

FINNARP 2016
Maintenance of year-round automatic weather and measuring stations. Absolute gravity and geodetic measurements, seismological measurements, launch of satellite controlled meteorological (CMET) balloons and snow height measurements. Station infrastructure improvements.

FINNARP 2015
Maintenance of year-round automatic weather and measuring stations. Biological sample collection, launch of satellite controlled meteorological (CMET) balloons and snow height measurements. Station infrastructure improvements.

FINNARP 2014
Physics and biology of epiglacial and supraglacial lakes, Antarctic meteorology and aerosol particle measurements. Maintenance of year-round automatic weather and measuring stations, seismological measurements and use of an incinerator for burning combustible waste in Aboa. Variation of Antarctic sea ice thickness and its effects on the load level of ice navigating on South African S/A Agulhas research vessel. Gravity change and contemporary geodynamics in Norwegian Troll station. Installation of cosmic ray detectors in Italian French Dome C station. Aerosol, UVB and ozone measurements in Argentinian Marambio station.

FINNARP 2013
Updating energy system, installing new weather station and incinerator, monitoring the environmental status. Collecting data from the year-round research sites. Sending out weather balloons.

FINNARP 2012
Parachute drop operation for fuel supply for Aboa and Wasa research stations. Major supply shipment. Arrangements for waste transportation. Maintenance of seismometer, GPS and of automatic weather stations.

FINNARP 2011
GPS and gravity measurements. Maintenance of automatic weather station and research station Aboa.

FINNARP 2010
Meteorological measurements on radiation, turbulence and UAV. Snow line measurements and supraglacial lake studies.

FINNARP 2009
Fuel supply by parachute drop operation. Evolution on snow cover. Antarctic aerosols. Antarctic meteorology.

FINNARP 2008
Aboa Station Maintenance. Maintenance of automatic weather station (AWS Milos 500).

FINNARP 2007
Antarctic Meteorology, Antarctic aerosols, Geological research in Vestfjella and Heimefrontfjella mountains. Supporting Swedish MARA vertical wind measurements.

FINNARP 2006
Antarctic Meteorology, Paleoclimate studies on blue ice fields with groundpenetrating radar (Svea-field station), Antarctic aerosols. Installation of automatic seismometer for year round studies.

FINNARP 2005
Logistical expedition. Maintenance of automatic weather station (AWS Milos 500). Geodetic studies.

FINNARP 2004
Seasonal snow in Antarctica project. Antarctic aerosols.

FINNARP 2003
Seasonal snow in Antarctica project. Paleoclimate studies on blue ice fields with groundpenetrating radar (Svea-field station). GPS- and gravity measurements. Installation of automatic weather station (Milos 500). Building of wind generator system.

FINNARP 2002
Restoration and rebuilding of Aboa research station. Geological research in Vestfjella and Heimefrontfjella mountains. Installation of permanent automatic GPS-station and geodetic studies.

FINNARP 2001
Logistical expedition (building project, environmental evaluation, diesel and vehicle overhaul). GPS-measuments for geodetic purposies.

FINNARP 2000
The same as in 1999 plus gravity measurements.

FINNARP 1999
Paleoclimatological, geophysical and atmospherical research and geological research in the areas surrounding Aboa.

FINNARP 1997
Geophysical, physical and geological research in the surroundings of Aboa. Marine research on the South-African research vessel S.A Agulhas.

FINNARP 1995
Marine research in the Weddell sea on R/V Aranda.

FINNARP 1993
Geological and meteorological research in Aboa. Marine research in the Antarctic Ocean.

FINNARP 1992
Antarctic marine research in the Weddell sea.

FINNARP 1991
Antarctic marine research in the Weddell Sea. Geological and physical research in Aboa. Ozone research in Marambio.

FINNARP 1989
Research in meteorology, geology and physics in Aboa. Marine research on R/V Aranda. Medical and logistical research.

FINNARP 1988
Building of the Research Station Aboa. Marine research on board R/V Stena Actica. Geological research on the Australian research station Davis. Finnish Meteorological Institute started ozone research in cooperation with the Meteorological Institute of Argentina in Marambio on the Antarctic peninsula 1988.