Kaisa_2012_3_photo by Veikko Somerpuro

11.2.2019 klo 09:00 - 8.5.2019 klo 23:59


Tästä osiosta löydät kurssin opetusaikataulun. Tarkista mahdolliset muut aikataulut kuvauksesta.

Ti 12.3.2019
12:15 - 13:45
Ti 19.3.2019
12:15 - 13:45
Ti 26.3.2019
12:15 - 13:45
Ti 2.4.2019
12:15 - 13:45
Ti 9.4.2019
12:15 - 13:45
Ti 16.4.2019
12:15 - 13:45
Ti 7.5.2019
12:15 - 13:45


Optional for students specializing in geoinformatics and those in the geography degree programme.

Geography programme is responsible for the course


The course is available to students from other degree programmes, but the number of students may be limited. Priority is given first to students specializing in geoinformatics, then geography and then students of other degree programmes.

Introduction to advanced geoinformatics

After completing this course the student is able to search for and utilize open spatial data, assess its quality and harness the data using open source software. The student can also carry out GIS analyses and create map visualizations independently with open source software utilizing both desktop and web based services, and understands the principles of open data standards and licensing.

The recommended time for completion is in 1. year of M.Sc. Studies

The course introduce the student to the basic concept and possibilities of open GIS data, open source GIS software and spatial data infrastructures. It also provides a hands-on introduction to the use open source GIS tools and data.

Academic articles; books; handouts; online sources provided on the teacher.

Lectures, groupwork and discussions, independent work.

The grade is based on the course report, evaluated on scale 0-5.

Lectures, practicals, independent & group work

Tuuli Toivonen (tuuli.toivonen@helsinki.fi) ja Elias Willberg (elias.willberg@helsinki.fi)