Geoinformatics is a cluster of several sciences built around spatial data and its measurement and visualization.
Real Estate Economics combines technology, economics, law, and land use planning.
YTK land use planning and urban studies group.
A well-functioning built environment for housing, business and mobility is realized through wise solutions in land use. At the Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics, there are three research groups – Real Estate Economics, Land Use Planning and Geoinformatics – as well as the Institute of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. They produce knowledge, tools and experts for skilful development and management of our built environments.
The department produces high-quality research and education in areas dealing with challenges of growing societal and environmental importance: population growth, urbanization, climate change, globalization and digitalization.
The department is also centrally involved in the Centre of Excellence in Laser Scanning Research, financed by the Academy of Finland.
With future transportation services personal ownership of a vehicle becomes unnecessary.
With good urban planning, it is possible to encourage children's active transportation and independent mobility such as walking and cycling.
Open spatial data, importance of spatial analysis units and vulnerability of Asian river basins