Spatial Data Services for Research

Paituli provides spatial datasets that are important for research and education or are provided by Finnish researchers. Read More

GeoCubes Finland is a harmonised multi-resolution raster geodata repository on the cloud. Read More

Etsin is a research data finder that contains metadata on research datasets. Read More

National Spatial Data Services

Paikkatietohakemisto is the most comprehensive catalogue of spatial datasets and services in Finland. Read More

In the map service of Paikkatietoikkuna you can view spatial data by different organizations. Read More is a centralized repository for Open Data released by Finnish entities. Read More

The Finnish Biodiversity Information Facility (FinBIF) is an open access data repository for researchers, government and the public. Read More

Finnish Forest Centre collects and provides data about forests in Finland. Read More

The Finnish Meteorological Institute has made its data sets freely available for public use. The data sets are available in machine-readable, digital format. Read More

Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency (FTIA) supports transport in Finland by offering it’s data openly for the public. Read More

Hakku is a repository for geological data produced and obtained by Geological Survey of Finland. Read More

Geological Survey of Finland provides spatial data sets through WMS and WFS interfaces. Read More

LIPAS is the national database of sport facilities and their conditions in Finland. Read More

Lounaistieto data portal offers open data from Southwest Finland. Read More

Natural Resources Institute Finland offers the ability to download research data related to natural resources. Read More

RADAR offers the ability to search for research data descriptions of the Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke). Read More

National Land Survey of Finland provides access interfaces for various map and spatial data sets. Read More

The National Land Survey of Finland open data file download service is a self-service for downloading maps and spatial data. Read More

The OpenFIRE service provides open access to all original seismic reflection data and processed data products of the Finnish Reflection Experiment (FIRE) Read More

Sodankylä National Satellite Data Centre centre provides easy access to latest satellite data. Read More

Statistics Finland provides open statistical data for decision-making and research. Read More

SYKE Metadata Portal includes descriptions of spatial datasets and data systems of Finnish Environmental Administration. Read More

Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) produces open data and information for an ecologically, economically and socially sustainable society.
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Spatial Data Services of Cities in Finland

City of Espoo shares the open data through Helsinki Region Infoshare.

A great portion of the maps and spatial data of Helsinki has been published as open data.

City of Oulu publishes open data in data portal.

City of Tampere provides open data through various services that can be found from Tampereen kartat web page.

City of Turku shares the open data through

City of Vantaa shares the open data through Helsinki Region Infoshare.

The Helsinki Region Infoshare (HRI) service aims to make regional information quickly and easily accessible to all.

International Spatial Data Services

The Copernicus Open Access Hub provides open access to Sentinel satellite imagery and related products. Read More

Access, search, visualize and refined earth observation data in the Earth Data Search service by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Read More

The data and maps service of the European Environment Agency (EEA) provides statistical, spatial and indicator information on the environment within EU member countries. Read More

European Space Agency’s (ESA) Earth Online service provides satellite imagery and related products on various topics for free and open access. Read More

The open data service of the ArcGIS Hub by Esri grants open access to a variety of open data sets and enables sharing of data. Read More

European Data Portal (EU DP) collects metadata on spatial and non-spatial data on a variety of topics from public data portals across European countries. Read More

European Organization of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) provides information related to marine areas and the atmosphere. Read More

The European Union Open Data Portal (EU ODP) provides a single point access to spatial and non-spatial data and metadata from institutions and other bodies of the European Union. Read More

Eurostat provides spatial and non-spatial statistics at the European level that enables comparison between countries and regions, for example in NUTS units. Read More

GeoNetwork of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) provides metadata and access to geospatial databases from FAO and its partners. Read More

Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) provides free and open access to biodiversity data. Read More

HELCOME (Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission – Helsinki Commission) data services contains metadata and spatial datasets that are made available by HELCOM or are relevant to HELCOM work. Read More

International Council for Science World Data System (ICSU-WDS) is a prototype data portal that retrieves information from all participating WDS members. Read More

The Inspire Geoportal offers access to geospatial data on for example ground water, transport networks, population, land use and air temperature in the European Union. Read More

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission contains geospatial and non-spatial data on a variety of topics produced by the JRC. Read More

National Centers of Environmental Information (NCEI) provides public access to archives of oceanic, atmospheric and geophysical environmental data. Read More

National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) data service provides information on the Earth’s cryosphere, including for example glaciers, ice sheets, permafrost and sea ice. Read More

OpenStreetMap is a collaborative project to create a map of the world. The map information is collect and updated by volunteering community members. Read More

EarthExplorer by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) provides access to satellite images, aerial photographs and cartographic data on multiple thematic topics. Read More

Pangaea is an open access library that collects geospatial data from earth system research. Read More

The Environmental Data Explorer provides access to the data used by UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) and its partners in the Global Environmental Outlook (GEO) reports. Read More

The Protected planet service provides access to up to date information on the marine and terrestrial protected areas. Read More

WorldClim provides a set geospatial data on the global climate. Read More

The World Bank DataBank provides free and open time series data on a variety of topics on global development. Read More

The World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) provides geospatial data for conservation science. Read More

International Spatial Data and Analysis Services

Google Earth Engine combines a multi-petabyte catalog of satellite imagery and geospatial datasets with planetary-scale analysis capabilities. Read More

SEPAL is a system for earth observation data access, processing and analysis for land monitoring by Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations. Read More

Forestry TEP is an online platform for researchers, value adders and the public sector to run and develop satellite data based processing services for forestry. Read More

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