Category: News

  • UEF/MOOC: Processing of UAV remote sensing data with open-source software, 3 ECTS

    The University of Eastern Finland has launched a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on DigiCampus learning platform and Open University. This course introduces students to the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and drone mapping using free open-source software. The course consists of online learning materials, computer lab work, and a final assignment. Find…

  • Historical maps of the National Land Survey of Finland available georeferenced via Geoportti RI.

    National Land Survey of Finland (NLS) has published their old map sheets as georeferenced images. The dataset reveals interesting phenomena, for example the transformation of the agrarian society to city-centered one. The dataset covers the time span from mid-1800 to the present. The dataset is openly available at Geoportti Research Infrastructure via Paituli Download service.…

  • Old versions of the Topographic Database – Seamless GeoPackage versions

    Geoportti offers a number of historical versions of the Topographic Database (TD) of the National Land Survey of Finland. The original versions are divided into map sheets, which hampers their usage. Now, we also offer versions in which the map sheet division has been removed and each layer covers the whole country. The features that…

  • Finnish raster datasets are now available through STAC API

    Over 100 Finnish raster datasets are now available via Paituli STAC – Spatio Temporal Asset Catalog! STAC is a specification to describe geospatial datasets with temporal dimension. STAC includes only the metadata of datasets and links to the actual files. The data files themselves are usually stored in the cloud. STAC is most often used…

  • Benefits of LUMI supercomputer for geospatial companies, 8.6.2023.

    We invite you to spend a morning with us at the CSC office in Keilaniemi or online to introduce the EuroHPC LUMI supercomputer. LUMI is the flagship supercomputer in Europe and one of the leading AI instruments in the world, which is now available also for Finnish companies! We will introduce, how your geospatial workflows…

  • Geoinformatics research days 2023

    The Finnish University Network for Geoinformatics (Fiuginet) organizes the annual Geoinformatics Research Days on Monday, May 15th and Tuesday, May 16th on Aalto University Otaniemi campus, Espoo. The two-day conference consists of two keynote speeches and numerous other presentations. The conference is free of charge. For more info and to registering, check the Fiuginet page.

  • New Earth Observation Guide

    The EO guide is located on CSC documentation pages (https://docs.csc.fi/support/tutorials/gis/eo_guide/) and aims to help researchers to work with Earth Observation (EO) data using CSC’s computing resources. The purpose of this guide is to give an overview of available options, so it would be easier to decide if CSC has suitable services for your EO research.…

  • HOWTO: OpenDroneMap in cPouta

    Updated instructions on how to install OpenDroneMap (ODM) drone mapping software on CSC’s cPouta virtual machine and the web user interface (WebODM) on both cPouta and on Windows can be found from the section Tools->Drones.

  • Online workshop: CSC and Geoportti services for research using spatial data 14.12.2022

    Join us for a three part online afternoon to learn about CSC services and why you might want to use them in your research. We will start with an introduction for new users, what is it all about and how you can get access to our computing resources. CSC computing services are free of charge…

  • Tulanetin infrapäivän 5.10.2022 antia

    Parempaa tutkimusta ja innovaatioita tutkimusinfrastruktuurien yhteiskäytöllä: lue Tulanetin infrapäivän kooste ja tutustu esityksiin.