Master of Science, University Helsinki, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, University Helsinki, 1962.
Research assistant, U. Helsinki, 1953-1957; meteorologist, Vaisala Oy, 1958-1959; associate professor physics, U. Oulu, 1960-1963; research associate space science, University of Wisconsin, 1964-1965; director instrument division, Finnish Meteorological Institute, 1969-1985; research professor, Finnish Meteorological Institute, 1985-1992; consultant, since 1992. President Common for Instruments and Methods of Observation of the World Meteorological Organisation, 1981-1989. Senior lecturer, docent U. Helsinki, 1966-1992.
Member Finnish Academy Science and Letters (life), Geophysical Society Finland (chairman 1967, 88). HOME & OFFICE (Mailing) Seppo Päiviö Huovila Sallatunturintie 1 B 15 FIN00970 Helsinki Finland M C.
Married Auli Vesterinen, October 28, 1962.