Geoportti

Geoportti – The Hub for for Finnish Geospatial Research and Education Resources

Geoportti Research Infrastructure (RI) is a shared service for researchers, teachers and students using geospatial data and geocomputing tools. Geoportti RI helps the researchers in Finland to use, to refine, to preserve and to share their geospatial resources.

Geoportti RI services

Service types: 

A) Services fully established and maintained by Geoportti RI. 

B) Services established and maintained by Geoportti RI to bring significant added value to third-party services, such as national/global SDI services or CSC. 

C) Third-party services that are not produced, but educated and promoted by Geoportti RI in the geographical information science context.

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Conditions of use

Geodata Catalogue, Download and API Services (A-C)

  • Mostly free and open for all use.
  • Dedicated licenses available under each external service.

Added-value SDI Data Services (B)

  • All datasets have an open license, which varies slightly depending on the data provider.
  • For accessing data in Puhti, terms of use: https://research.csc.fi/general-terms-of-use
  • Data in Allas is free and open for all.
  • Acknowledge: “We made use of geospatial data provided by the Open Geospatial Information Infrastructure for Research (Geoportti, urn:nbn:fi:research-infras-2016072513) funded by the Academy of Finland, CSC – IT Center for Science, and other Geoportti consortium members.”

GeoCubes Finland (A)

  • Open and free for all use.
  • Acknowledge: “We made use of the GeoCubes service provided by the Open Geospatial Information Infrastructure for Research (Geoportti, urn:nbn:fi:research-infras-2016072513) funded by the Academy of Finland, CSC – IT Center for Science, and other Geoportti consortium members.”

Geoportti SHARE GitHub (A)

  • Open and free for all use.
  • Acknowledge: “We made use of the code sharing service provided by the Open Geospatial Information Infrastructure for Research (Geoportti, urn:nbn:fi:research-infras-2016072513) funded by the Academy of Finland and Geoportti consortium members.”

PaITuli Data Service (A)

  • Open and free for all use.
  • Acknowledge: “We made use of the GeoCubes service provided by the Open Geospatial Information Infrastructure for Research (Geoportti, urn:nbn:fi:research-infras-2016072513) funded by the Academy of Finland, CSC – IT Center for Science, and other Geoportti consortium members.”

FAIRDATA Services (C)

  • The Fairdata services are available to the research community in accordance with the applicable use policy.
  • The services are free of charge for the organisations and users, as defined in the agreement between the Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland (“Minedu”) and CSC, and in the service: https://www.fairdata.fi/en/terms-and-policies

UEF Drone Labs (A)

  • Drone Lab can provide services for research institutions, providing state of the art mission planning, efficient data acquisition, data analysis and interpretation.
  • For more information, contact alfred.colpaert(at)uef.fi or timo.kumpula(at)uef.fi.

Geotools and GeoAI tools at Puhti HPC (A)

Geodata at Puhti HPC (A)

  • All datasets have an open license, which varies slightly depending on the data provider.
    For accessing data in Puhti, terms of use: https://research.csc.fi/general-terms-of-use
  • Acknowledge: “We made use of geospatial data provided by the Open Geospatial Information Infrastructure for Research (Geoportti, urn:nbn:fi:research-infras-2016072513) funded by the Academy of Finland, CSC – IT Center for Science, and other Geoportti consortium members.”

Geotool Catalogue (A)

  • Open and free for all use.
  • Acknowledge: “We made use of the tools acquired via the Open Geospatial Information Infrastructure for Research (Geoportti, urn:nbn:fi:research-infras-2016072513) funded by the Academy of Finland.”

cPouta Community Cloud and ePouta Private Cloud (C)

Short Courses and webinars (A)

  • Webinars free and open for all.
  • Courses open to anyone, with a small fee.
  • Training materials free and open to all.
  • Acknowledge: “We made use of geocomputing platform provided by the Open Geospatial Information Infrastructure for Research (Geoportti, urn:nbn:fi:research-infras-2016072513) funded by the Academy of Finland, CSC – IT Center for Science, and other Geoportti consortium members.”

Training material catalogue (A)

  • Mostly free and open for all use.
  • Dedicated licenses available under each external service.

Skills Assessment (A)

  • Open and free for all use.
  • For creating own self assessment surveys, please contact https://www.geoportti.fi/skills-development/online-learning/#contact_ext
  • Acknowledge: “We made use of the Skills Assessment tool provided by the Open Geospatial Information Infrastructure for Research (Geoportti, urn:nbn:fi:research-infras-2016072513) funded by the Academy of Finland, CSC – IT Center for Science, and other Geoportti consortium members.”

Education Material Bank (B)

  • The access is restricted to teachers working in higher education institutions in Finland.
  • The repository requires a login to access. If you wish to gain access and share your organizations education materials or know more about the collaboration please contact: geoportti(at)utu.fi

Geoportti.fi Hub (A)

  • Open and free for all use.
  • Acknowledge: “We made use of the data/information/services provided by the Open Geospatial Information Infrastructure for Research (Geoportti, urn:nbn:fi:research-infras-2016072513) funded by the Academy of Finland, CSC – IT Center for Science, and other Geoportti consortium members.”

Geoportti SCAPE (sharing of Geoportti Use Cases and Best Practices) GitHub (A)

  • Open and free for all use.
  • Acknowledge: “We made use of the data/instructions provided by the Open Geospatial Information Infrastructure for Research (Geoportti, urn:nbn:fi:research-infras-2016072513) funded by the Academy of Finland, CSC – IT Center for Science, and other Geoportti consortium members.”

Geoportti News (A)

  • Open and free for all use.
  • To offer news, please contact: http://www.geoportti.fi/about/contact/ 
  • Acknowledge: “We made use of the information provided by the Open Geospatial Information Infrastructure for Research (Geoportti, urn:nbn:fi:research-infras-2016072513) funded by the Academy of Finland, CSC – IT Center for Science, and other Geoportti consortium members.”

Invited Talks (B)

Geoportti consortium members

Prof. Juha Oksanen

Prof. Niina Käyhkö

Dr. Jussi Nikander

Prof. Alfred Colpaert

Prof. Tuuli Toivonen

Dr. Saku Anttila

Prof. Vesa Nykänen

Dr. Sirpa Thessler

Dr. Pekka Lehtovuori

oGIIR

oGIIR –  Open Geospatial Information Infrastructure for Research

oGIIR research infrastructure receives currently funds for its development from the Academy of Finland for funding period 2016-2019. oGIIR is included on the Roadmap for Research Infrastructures 2014-2020 with the status potential infrastructure.

oGiiR consortium members

Prof. Tapani Sarjakoski
Prof. Juha Oksanen

Prof. Risto Kalliola 
Prof. Niina Käyhkö

Prof. Kirsi Virrantaus
Prof. Alfred Colpaert

Dr. Saku Anttila

Prof. Vesa Nykänen

Dr. Sirpa Thessler

Dr. Pekka Lehtovuori
Dr. Pekka Manninen

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