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).ResearchMetsähovi
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.ResearchPositioning
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.Research
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.
The FGI performs navigation tests on board of the Aranda research vessel
The Finnish Geospatial Research Institute FGI is testing future GNSS navigation methods this week on board the research vessel Aranda of the Finnish Environment Institute.ResearchNavigationPositioning
Arvo Kokkonen takes over as the chairman of Arctic SDI
Suomi aloitti Arktisen neuvoston puheenjohtajamaana toukokuussa 2017.
Aalto and National Land Survey of Finland extend their collaboration
Collaboration covers real estate economics and geospatial information know-how.
Drone project prepares ground for new business
The DroneKnowledge project received significant Challenge Finland funding from Tekes, the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation.ResearchInnovations
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