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  • Course: Practical machine learning with spatial data (7.11. – 9.11.2022, at CSC)

    The course gives a practical introduction to machine learning with spatial data, both to shallow learning and deep learning models, including convolutional neural networks (CNN). The course consists of lectures and hands-on exercises in Python. We will use scikit-learn for the shallow learning exercises and keras for deep learning exercises. For more info, see https://ssl.eventilla.com/event/VDK2b

  • EO Workshop

    Geoportti is organizing an Earth Observation workshop to bring the EO community together to: The event is free of charge. Time: 16.05.2022, 12.30-16.00 Location: hybrid – Viikki campus and online (Teams) Registration and more information: https://ssl.eventilla.com/event/zArJA

  • Geoinformatics research days 2022

    The Finnish University Network for Geoinformatics (Fiuginet) organizes the annual Geoinformatics Research Days on Monday, May 9th and Tuesday, May 10th on Kumpula campus, Helsinki. The event will be divided into seminar day on Monday, where the focus is on delivering high quality talks related to geoinformatics research and societal impact. On Tuesday, the focus…

  • Save the date: Geoinformatics research days 9-10.5.2022

    The Geoinformatics Research days will be arranged as a two-day hybrid conference on May 9-10, 2022. The physical part of the conference will be held in Helsinki. Book these days in your calendar. Further details will follow.

  • Geoinformatics Research Days 4.-5.5.2021, online

    The Finnish University Network for Geoinformatics (FIUGINET) organizes the annual Geoinformatics Research Days on May 4th and 5th 2021 as an online conference. The two-day event is divided into half-day afternoon meetings on Tuesday and Wednesday. This year the conference is dedicated to scientific oral presentations by invited researchers, on their topical research utilizing GIS…

  • GIS data in CSC’s Allas and Puhti

    CSC’s Allas, a modern object storage system, is an easy way for CSC users to store research data. Allas can be accessed everywhere and the users have the option to set their datasets public. Currently, there are Sentinel2 2A level images of Finland from the vegetation period in 2016-2020 available. For more information and public…

  • Changes to the NLS’s Topographic Database data in Puhti

    The National Land Survey’s Topographic Database GeoPackages found in CSC’s Puhti will be updated. The municipality borders will be removed and they will be available as a separate dataset. The layer “kunta” will be removed from the file “/appl/data/geo/mml/maastotietokanta/2020/gpkg/MTK-muut_20-02-06.gpkg”. Different administrative borders of various scales can be found from “/appl/data/geo/mml/hallintorajat_*/”. They are also available in…

  • Luke publishes maps of less common tree species occurrence from early 1990es to 2015

    Luke has estimated the occurrence of less common tree species in the form of thematic maps covering entire area of Finland. The maps represent the situation at four dates: 1994, 2002, 2009 and 2015. The maps are based on national forest inventory (NFI), and the corresponding national forest inventories are NFI8, NFI9, NFI10/11 and NFI11/12.…

  • Open position: System Engineer at CyberGIS Center, US

    Open position: System Engineer at CyberGIS Center, US: https://cybergis.illinois.edu/career/system-engineer/. This position is expected to join a dynamic team to make significant contributions to innovating big-data and high-performance geospatial computing systems.  The position is full-time, permanent, and eligible for attractive benefits.  Application deadline is April 13, 2020. Prof. Shaowen WangDepartment HeadDepartment of Geography and Geographic Information…

  • Symposium: CoastGIS 2020 – Sustainable Coastal Planning in a Changing World (17-19 September)

    The CoastGIS 2020 Coastal GIS Symposium in Raseborg will be the 14th international exchange of knowledge, ideas and experience on how spatial data and information technologies aid marine and coastal zone managers and stakeholders in better understanding and managing coastal space and resources. The theme “Sustainable Coastal Planning in a Changing World” refers to the…