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Archive for October, 2011

Arctic ice cover second lowest Level

Last month the extent of sea ice covering the Arctic Ocean declined to the second-lowest extent on record. Satellite data from NASA and the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) at the University of Colorado in Boulder showed that the summertime sea ice cover narrowly avoided a new record low. The September 9, […]

Tuomo Kärnä

Tuomo Kärnä  is the chief research scientist at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. He specializes in the fields of dynamic environmental actions and mitigation of structural vibrations. Kärnä has designed more than 30 dampers that are successfully working in high-rise masts and chimneys. He has also worked as a coordinator of domestic and international […]