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Webinar – Sea-ice, forecasts and climate change

June, 2024
19 13:00-14:30


The Swedish Wind Centre is organizing a webinar about wind energy, sea-ice, forecasts and climate change. Speakers are:


Erik Kjellström, Professor in climatology, SMHI


Maria Tikanmäki, Research Team Leader, Arctic Renewable Energy, VTT. She will give an overview about:


  • estimation of design sea-ice conditions for the site
  • estimation of sea-ice loads on offshore wind turbine foundations
  • ongoing research projects


Meto Shapkalijevski, researcher at SMHI. He will summarise on:


  • how SMHI treats the sea-ice interaction processes
  • state some challenges
  • present future perspectives and plans


Date and time: 19 June, 13.00–14.30 Swedish time.


The webinar will be held in Teams and is open for employees in the SWC member organizations. To join, send a mail to

Updated: 2024-06-05 12:52