The Competence Center increases understanding of climate change and the deterioration of air quality
The Atmosphere and Climate Competence Center (ACCC) studies the interaction between agricultural land and the atmosphere. Research into the carbon sequestration potential of agricultural land and the development of carbon sequestration verification system is an essential part of the Competence Center’s work.
ACCC – Atmosphere and Climate Competence Center
Persons in charge
University of Helsinki, Finnish Meteorological Institute, University of Eastern Finland, Tampere University
Academy of Finland
The ACCC Flagship (Atmosphere and Climate Competence Center) funded by the Academy of Finland, address two of the most urgent global Grand Challenges: climate change and deteriorating air quality. One mission is a better understanding of the interaction between agricultural soil and the atmosphere. University of Helsinki, Finnish Meteorological Institute, University of Eastern Finland and Tampere University form the Competence Center, and several stakeholders from different sectors of the society are involved.