Geofyysikkojen liitto (GFL)

Finland

Established: 1955
Number of members: 294
President: Mr Pekka Alenius, email: pekka.alenius@fmi.fi

GFL is a professional non-profit member organisation of the academic Trade Union AKAVA/JUKO/YKL in Finland. AKAVA negotiates all work life related issues for its members. GFL members are meteorologists, hydrologists, oceanographers, geographers, … who are working mainly at the Finnish Meteorological Institute and the Finnish Environment Institute.

Main activities:

  • Organisation of meeting, seminars and field trips
  • Participation in international co-operation (EMS)
  • “Daily” activities include to inform and provide support for GFL members in work-life and work related issues

Contact information:

Secretary: Timo Laine
e-mail: timo.laine@fmi.fi