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Emma Jaervinen

Dr. Emma Järvinen

physicist, postdoc - cloud microphysics, aerosol optics and aircraft measurements
group: Aerosol and Cloud Particle Optics
phone: 24958
fax: 24332
emma jaervinenWfp1∂kit edu

Current Research Fields

  • Experimental investigation of microphysical and angular light scattering properties of ice crystals in cloud chamber experiments and in aircraft studies
  • Optical properties of aerosol particles; including depolarization measurements of dust and secondary organic aerosol particles
  • Development of one-of-a-kind optical instruments to help to assess the angular short-wave radiative properties of cloud and aerosol particles

Curriculum Vitae

2016- Postdoctoral Researcher, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
2016 PhD in Physics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
2013-2016 PhD Student, CLOUD-TRAIN Early-Stage Researcher, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
2012 M.Sc. in Physics, University of Helsinki, Finland
2010-2013 Research Assistant, University of Helsinki, Finland
2011 Bachelor in Physics, University of Helsinki, Finland
2008-2011 Undergraduate studies in Physics, Mathematics and Meteorology at University of Helsinki, Finland


Publications in peer-reviewed journals
18 Schmitt, C. G., Heymsfield, A. J., Connolly, P., Järvinen, E., and Schnaiter, M., "A global view of atmospheric ice particle complexity.", Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 1944-8007, 2016
17 Hiranuma, N., Möhler, O., Kulkarni, G., Schnaiter, Vogt, S. and et al., "Development and characterization of an ice-selecting pumped counterflow virtual impactor (IS-PCVI) to study ice crystal residuals", Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 3817-3836, 2016
16 Abdelmonem, A., Järvinen, E., Duft, D., Hirst, E., Vogt, S. and et al., "PHIPS–HALO: the airborne Particle Habit Imaging and Polar Scattering probe – Part 1: Design and operation", Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 3131-3144, 2016
15 Ignatius, K., Kristensen, T. B., Järvinen, E., Nichman, L., Fuchs, C. and et al., "Heterogeneous ice nucleation of viscous secondary organic aerosol produced from ozonolysis of α-pinene", Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 6495-6509, 2016
14 Järvinen, E., Schnaiter, M., Mioche, G., Jourdan, O., Shcherbakov, V. and et al., "Quasi-spherical Ice in Convective Clouds.", J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 3885–3910, 2016, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-15-0365.1

Schnaiter, M., Järvinen, E., Vochezer, P., Abdelmonem, A., Wagner, R. and et al.,"Cloud chamber experiments on the origin of ice crystal complexity in cirrus clouds.", Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 5091-5110, 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-5091-2016


Järvinen, E., Ignatius, K., Nichman, L., Kristensen, T. B., Fuchs, C. and et al.,"Observation of viscosity transition in α-pinene secondary organic aerosol.", Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 4423-4438, 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-4423-2016


Järvinen, E., Kemppinen, O., Nousiainen, T., Kociok, T., Möhler, O., Leisner, T., Schnaiter, M.,"Laboratory investigations of mineral dust near-backscattering depolarization ratios.", Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, in press, 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2016.02.003

10 Hoyle, C. R., Fuchs, C., Järvinen, E., Saathoff, H., Dias, A. and et al., "Aqueous phase oxidation of sulphur dioxide by ozone in cloud droplets.", Atmos. Chem. and Phys., 16, 1693-1712, 2016
9 Nichman, L., Fuchs, C., Järvinen, E., Ignatius, K., Höppel, N. F. and et al., "Phase transition observations and discrimination of small cloud particles by light polarization in expansion chamber experiments.", Atmos. Chem. and Phys., 16, 3651-3664, 2016
8 Kontkanen, J., Järvinen, E., Manninen, H. E., Lehtipalo, K., Kangasluoma and et al.,"High concentrations of sub-3nm clusters and frequent new particle formation observed in the Po Valley, Italy, during the PEGASOS 2012 campaign.", Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 1919-1935, 2016
7 Wendisch, M., Pöschl, U., Andreae, M. O. and et al.,"The ACRIDICON-CHUVA campaign: Studying tropical deep convective clouds and precipitation over Amazonia using the new German research aircraft HALO.", Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 971885–1908, 2016, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00255.1
6 Stegmann, P.G., Tropea, C., Järvinen, E., Schnaiter, M.," Comparison of measured and computed phase functions of individual tropospheric ice crystals", Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, in press, 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2015.12.019
5 Vochezer, P., Järvinen, E., Wagner, R., Kupiszewski, P., Leisner, T., and Schnaiter, M.,"In situ characterization of mixed phase clouds using the Small Ice Detector and the Particle Phase Discriminator", Atmos. Meas.Tech., 9, 159-177, 2016
4 Järvinen, E., Vochezer, P., Möhler, O., Schnaiter, M.,"Laboratory study of microphysical and scattering properties of corona-producing cirrus clouds", Applied Optics, 53, 7566-7575, 2014
3 Kulmala, M, Kontkanen, J., Junninen, H., Lehtipalo, K., Manninen, H. E. and et al.,"Direct Observations of Atmospheric Aerosol Nucleation.", Science, 339, 943-946-570, 2013
2 Manninen, H. E., Mirme, S., Ehn, M., Leino, K., Siegfried, S. and et al.,"Does the onset of new particle formation occur in the planetary boundary layer?", AIP Conference Proceeding, 1527, 567-570, 2013
1 Järvinen, E., Virkkula, A., Nieminen, T., Aalto, P. P., Asmi, E. and et al.,"Seasonal cycle and modal structure of particle number size distribution at Dome C, Antarctica", Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 7473-7487, 2013
  E. Järvinen, "Investigations of Angular Light Scattering by Complex Atmospheric Particles", PhD Thesis, Institut for Meteorology and Climate Research, Kalrsruhe Institute of Technology, 2016
  E. Järvinen, "Calibration of the Nano-Ion-DMPS and Filed Measurements at the Hyytiälä Forest Site", Master Thesis, Division of Atmospheric Sciences, Institute of Physics, University of Helsinki, 2012
last update: 07/20/2016


2016 96th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting Outstanding Student Presentation Award