National Land Survey of Finland ranked among top research institutes
The National Land Survey of Finland and the Finnish Environment Institute are the top-ranked research institutes in a recent comparison published by the Academy of Finland that monitors the impact of science.ResearchFinnish Geospatial Research Institute (FGI)
Partitioning is a modern way to dissolve the joint ownership of a real property unit
Joint ownership is often a functioning way to own a real property unit, but if you want to dissolve the joint ownership, it can be done. In the background, there is often an owner's wish to get a piece of land for themselves, which they can look after and use as they please and which they can sell if they want.Cadastral surveyReal property
GeoE3 publishes the first Data Integration Platform
GeoE3 is now able to show the first data integration platform on how a vital connection between existing and emerging national, regional and cross-border digital services can look like.Finnish Geospatial Research Institute (FGI)Spatial data
Electronic property transactions increasing
Last year, the number of electronic property transactions increased by half from the previous year. Electronic transactions are quick, easy, responsible and affordable in the National Land Survey of Finland’s (NLS) Property Transaction Service.Press releaseReal estate purchasesReal property
Demarcation along the Finland–Norway border commenced
The appointed demarcation committee has started its activities along the border between Finland and Norway. The demarcation will be completed in 2025 at the latest.Press releaseCadastral surveyMaps
Apartment ownership can also be registered during summer
The processing time of apartment ownership registrations has decreased significantly at the National Land Survey of Finland (NLS). Currently, solutions can be received within eight days on average after receiving the application.Press releaseResidential and Commercial Property Information SystemReal property
Mirjam Bilker-Koivula appointed as Professor of Practice at Aalto University
The gravity expert brings her expertise and cooperation network to Aalto's students.ResearchFinnish Geospatial Research Institute (FGI)
New methods produce data on forest resources
The forest database already contains data on more than 100 million trees in Finnish forests. The interpretation of individual trees enables more accurate data on forest resources than conventional grid- and pattern-based methods.Press releaseResearchFinnish Geospatial Research Institute (FGI)
How does land surveying work?
Land surveying began in Finland in the 17th century. The need for surveying has not disappeared over the centuries – we still need to know where roads, fields, forests, plots and properties are located. Surveying tools have evolved and the work has become more automated.Cadastral surveySurveyingMaps
Location Innovation Hub to be established in Finland
The goal is to support companies and society at large in using geospatial data, especially in the areas of the built environment, bioeconomy, transport and welfare.Spatial dataFinnish Geospatial Research Institute (FGI)Innovations
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