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Julius Vira

Research scientist
Atmospheric composition research
Finnish Meteorological Institute


Dr. Julius Vira is currently working as a Research scientist in the Department of Atmospheric composition research, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Atmospheric Composition Research, P.O.Box 503 FIN-00101 Helsinki , Finland.  He is serving as an editorial member and reviewer of several international reputed journals. Dr. Julius Vira is the member of many international affiliations. He has successfully completed his Administrative responsibilities. He has authored of many research articles/books related to atmospheric dispersion modeling, chemical data assimilation.

Research Interest

His research interests includes atmospheric dispersion modeling, chemical data assimilation.


  • Epitropou V, Karatzas K, Kukkonen J, Vira J, Evaluation of the accuracy of an inverse image-based reconstruction method for chemical weather data. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 9, Number A12, pp. 152-171. ISSN-0974-0635, 2012

  • Paatero J, Vira J, Siitari-Kauppi M, Hatakka J, Holmen K, Viisanen Y, Airborne fission products in the high Arctic after the Fukushima nuclear accident. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity vol. 114, p. 41-47. 2012

  • Vira J, Sofiev M, Assimilation of surface NO2 and O3 observations into the SILAM chemistry transport model, Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 191-203, doi:10.5194/gmd-8-191-2015

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