ICOS RI: High precision data on carbon cycle and greenhouse gases 

ICOS RI is a European research infrastructure (RI) to provide harmonised high precision data for advanced research on carbon cycle and greenhouse gas budgets and perturbations, which Head Office is located in Finland.  At the European level the construction and establishment of the RI continued.

In March 2014 Dr Werner Kutsch was appointed as a first Director General of ICOS RI. First ICOS Science Conference was successfully orga nized in Brussels in September with more than 200 participants. In Finland the nominated ICOS stations were updated to meet the ICOS qualifications. ICOS Finland organized 3rd national scientific conference on greenhouse gas research in Kuopio with almost 60 participants.