Sharing results of spatial data research with European colleagues
The National Land Survey is hosting the international European Spatial Data Research (EuroSDR) meeting in Espoo on 18–20 October 2017.
Real estate purchases slowly improving
Real estate purchases are expected to increase by approx. three per cent this year, predicts Taisto Toppinen who is responsible for the Official Purchase Price Register at the National Land Survey.
Metsähovi connected to the official time of Finland
The Metsähovi Geodetic Research Station and Metsähovi Radio Observatory were connected to the official time of Finland, UTC(MIKE).
Peer reviews – an invisible part of scientific research
In today's era of conflicting definitions of truth, trust in non peer-reviewed science is not something we can take for granted.
New features in MapSite
Karttapaikalle on tehty päivitys 14.8. ja sen myötä palveluun on tullut uusia ominaisuuksia.
Maps updated through crowdsourcing this summer
The National Land Survey is testing crowdsourcing as a means of collecting map data. The pilot project is an attempt to test whether the observations of individual users can be used to improve the updating frequency of topographic data. Information is collected using a test version of the social mapping service Karttakerttu.
Metrology training in Egypt
The National Land Survey's Research Manager Jorma Jokela held training sessions in June for the management and employees of the length standards laboratories at the National Institute of Standards (NIS) in Giza, Egypt. The purpose of the week-long course was to offer specialist assistance for the start of calibration services related to surveying in Egypt.
Absolute gravity measurements in Estonia
The National Standards Laboratory for free-fall acceleration of the Finnish Geospatial Research Institute is measuring absolute gravity values at four points in Estonia in the end of June and the beginning of July.
MapSite updated – credit card payments accepted
The MapSite map shop has been updated so that you can to pay for maps using your credit card.
Boundary demarcation on the border between Finland and Russia
On 19 June in Imatra, Finland and Russia signed a document describing the border between the two countries.