Geoinformatics Research Days 4.-5.5.2021, online

04.05.2021 12:00 - 05.05.2021 15:50

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 dedicated to scientific oral presentations by invited researchers, on their topical research utilizing GIS and geospatial data. Event is hosted by the University of Helsinki.

Harri Kaartinen, NLS, presents also Hydro-RDI-Network in the end of the second day, as parto of the session 4: Technical and educational development.

The meeting link will be sent to registered participants. Register here!


Tuesday 4.5.2021 at 12:00–15:00
12:00–12:10 Welcome words (Eliisa Lotsari, University of Eastern Finland)

Session 1: Human geography and health 12:10–13:10
12:10–12:30 Tiina Lankila, University of Oulu: Using spatial data of residential history to study the health in Northern Finland Birth Cohort
12:30–12:50 Teppo Repo, University of Eastern Finland: Spatial patterns of coronary heart disease incidences in North Karelia – what factors are associated with risk clusters.
12:50–13:10 Timo Rantanen, University of Turku: Mapping the history of the Uralic language area

Session 2: Land use research 13:30–15:00
13:30–13:50 Jere Kaivosoja, Natural Resources Institute Finland LuKe: Future smart farming and spatial data
13:50–14:10 Vilna Tyystjärvi, Finnish Meteorological Institute FMI: Soil ) moisture modelling in mountain tundra
14:10–14:30 Juho Jakkila, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE: Soil and land use data in Watershed Simulation and Forecasting system (WSFS)
14:30–14:50 Niina Käyhkö (University of Turku & Fiuginet board) and Juha Oksanen (FGI, NLS): Geoportti – Finnish Geospatial Research and Education Hub
14:50–15:00 Closure of the day

Wednesday 5.5.2021 at 13:00–15:50
13:00–13:10 Welcome words

Session 3: Ecological research 13:10–14:10
13:10–13:30 Eduardo Maeda, University of Helsinki: Assessing tropical forests degradation and complexity using terrestrial laser scanning
13:30–13:50 Anssi Parkkinen, University of Jyväskylä: Prediction of Goshawk nesting sites in Central Finland with MaxEnt modeling and RandomForest classifier
13:50–14:10 Katriina Nousiainen, University of Vaasa: A new Urban Metabolism approach: Combining satellite data and urban metabolism assessment for promoting sustainable urban development

Session 4: Technical and educational development 14:30–15:50
14:30–14:50 Pyry Kettunen, Finnish Geospatial Research Institute (FGI, NLS): Construction and study of use of the collaborative GIS “Baltic Explorer” for Maritime Spatial Planning
14:50–15:10 Jussi Nikander, Aalto University: Geoinformatics, software development, and domain knowledge: industry expectations
15:10–15:30 Simona Lohan, Tampere University: Satellite-based research at TUNI’s ITC unit
15:30-15:40 Harri Kaartinen (NLS): Hydro-RDI-Network presents
15:40–15:50 Closure of the day

More information of the event, see .