MapSite: new map layer and fixes
MapSite has been updated on 11 November
Researchers from FGI were measuring gravity in China
Paikkatietokeskuksen tutkijat Mirjam Bilker-Koivula ja Jyri Näränen osallistuivat absoluuttigravimetrien kansainväliseen vertailukampanjaan Kiinassa.
ARKKI project to improve satellite-based positioning and navigation in the Arctic
The ARKKI project of the Ministry of Transport and Communications and the Finnish Geospatial Research Institute is investigating the challenges to satellite navigation in the Arctic and seeks solutions to them.
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.