Geospatial research and education networks in Finland
The Finnish University Network for Geoinformatics (FIUGINET) is the collaboration forum for academic research, teaching and interaction with the society in the field of geoinformatics. Read More
Finnish Research Institute Partnership (Tulanet) is the cooperation body of ten public research institutes. Read More
Other national networks and societies
The Academy of Finland provides funding for nationally and internationally significant research infrastructures for different fields of science. Read More
- oGIIR is the Open Geospatial Information Infrastructure for Research that also host the Geoportti service. More information can be found from the about page.
- FIN-EPOS is the national infrastructure for the European Plate Observing System (EPOS)
- FINMARI is the research infrastructure for the national marine research community.
- ICOS FINLAND (Integrated Carbon Observation System) is the national chapter of the European research infrastructure focusing on quantifying and studying the greenhouse gas emissions and sinks.
- IODP (Internatonal Ocean Discovery Program) is the National chapter of the international network focusing on marine research.
- FinBIF (Finnish Biodiversity Information Facility) collects Finnish biodiversity information to one open access service.
Finnish Location Information Cluster (FLIC) is a co-operative body for companies in GEO-ICT business. Read More
Geodesian ja Fotogrammetrian Seura (GFS) promotes the use and supports the development of photogrammetry, laser scanning and other similar remote sensing methods and research in Finland. Read More
Lounaistieto is a regional information service of the Southwest Finland. Read More
The goal of OSGEO Finland is to promote and support the development of open source geospatial software and their use. Read More
The goal of the Oskari network is to support the development of the open-source Oskari-software. Read More
Paikkatietoverkosto is an open collaboration forum for geospatial issues in Finland. Read More
Patine (Paikkatietoasiain neuvottelukunta) is a national actor, whose coordinates and evaluates the development of the national spatial data infrastructure and the implementation of the INSPIRE-directive in Finland. Read More
ProGIS is a Finnish non-profit organization, whose objective is to promote the use of geospatial data and GIS for the benefit of the Finnish society. Read More
Rakennetun Ympäristön Tutkimuksen seura supports research and networking within their field of interest. Read More
The Cartographic Society of Finland (SKS) promotes the education, research and the profession of cartography and geoinformatics in Finland. Read More
The Finnish Remote Sensing Club supports the networking of organizations and experts working in the field of remote sensing and image processing in Finland. Read More
The Geographical Society of Finland supports networking in geographical research and education. Read More
International networks and societies
AGILE is the Association of Geographic Information Laboratories in Europe. It facilities networking of research and education actors through workshops, meetings, presentations and an annual conference. Read More
The Copernicus Academy is a network of universities, research institutions, business schools, private and non-profit organisations within the European countries and beyond. Read More
The European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories (EARSeL) is a scientific network of European remote sensing institutes, coming from both academia and the commercial/industrial sector. Read More
EuroGeoSurveys (EGS) is a network representing National Geological Surveys and some Regional Surveys in Europe. Read More
The European environment information and observation network (Eionet) is a partnership network of the European Environment Agency and its member and cooperating countries. Read More
The European Umbrella Organisation for Geographic Information (EUROGI) is the network for national GI associations and pan European sectoral organizations. Read More
Group on Earth Observations (GEO) is a global network focused on solving the challenges of exponential data growth, human development and climate change that go beyond national and disciplinary boundaries. Read More
GI Norden is a Nordic network for geodata and Geographic Information Science (GIS). Read More
The IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society focuses on the theory, concepts and techniques in remote sensing of the earth, oceans, atmosphere and space. Read More
International Association of Geodesy (IAG) is a scientific organization focusing on the field of geodesy. Read More
The the International Cartographic Association (ICA) promotes the disciplines and professions of cartography and GIScience internationally. Read More
The International Geographical Union (IGU) is an organization focusing on the development of the discipline of Geography. Read More
The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) is a non-governmental organization that supports the international cooperation in the field of photogrammetry and remote sensing and their applications. Read More
The Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGEO) is a non-profit organization that supports the use of open geospatial technology. Read More
The United Nations initiative on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) aims to set the agenda for the development of global geospatial information and to promote using geospatial information when facing global challenges. Read More