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MAIN BUILDING
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The joint main building of FMI Arctic Research Centre and Sodankyla Geophysical Observatory has been named Polaria.
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The inauguration of the building was on August 14th, 2001. From the left, Director of the Finnish Meteorological Institute Arctic Research Centre Prof. Esko Kyro, Director of the Sodankyla Geophysical Observatory of the University of Oulu Prof. Jorma Kangas, Director General of the Finnish Meteorological Institute Prof. Erkki Jatila, Minister of Education Ms. Maija Rask, and Rector of the University of Oulu Prof. Lauri Lajunen.
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FMI-ARC premises are to the left of the main entrance.
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Polaria from the South.
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Polaria from the West.
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View from the lobby to the river Kitinen.
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Lobby is also the place for coffee breaks. In this particular case funding of CANDIDOZ project is celebrated, therefore the cake.
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Massive FIN-CoPAC computer hardware has just been successfully moved to the new building (May 2001).
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