Students at work. Photo: Ilkka Kaate.

Geospatial research at the University of Turku has a multidisciplinary profile. Research is based on the development and applications of geospatial analyses and modelling methdos in natural and social sciences, economics, humanities and increasingly in medical sciences and education.

UTU-GIS is a part of Finnish University Network in Geoinformatics, FIUGINET, since 2008 and The regional Spatial Data Infrastructure hub in South-West Finland, Lounaispaikka since 2002. We are also part of AGILE, Association of Geographic Information Laboratories in Europe and EARSeL, European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories.


History of GIS infrastructures
 at UTU goes back to 1980's.

In 2015 UTU-LCC and other GIS facilities were integrated into university-wide UTU-GIS services.



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