Topic outline

  • Course starts on Wednesday 13.1.2021 at 10:15

    Before that you can whet your appetite with this video:


    The course lectures will be held in Zoom. The second lecture is a pre-recorded lecture that will become available in the Lectures folder on Friday 15.1.2021 at 10:15.

    After that, the assignment support sessions are on Mondays and Thursdays at 10:15-12.  and lectures on Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:15-12. The course will be conducted 100% on-line.

  • The lecture schedule for the course is as follows. Most lectures will be held on-line in Zoom (link available for students on the main page). Lectures start at 10.15. Zoom lectures will not be recorded.

    For video lectures, the lecture video will be added to this page when the lecture starts.






    Wed 13.1

    Introduction, course practicalities

    Jussi Nikander


    Fri 15.1

    geodesy and positioning (video lecture)

    Maaria Nordman


    Wed 20.1

    Spatial data modeling

    Jussi Nikander


    Fri 22.1

    Introduction to vector data analysis

    Jussi Nikander


    Wed 27.1

    Laser scanning

    Matti Vaaja, Petri Rönnholm


    Fri 29.1


    Matti Vaaja, Petri Rönnholm


    Wed 3.2

    remote sensing

    Miina Rautiainen


    Fri 5.2

    Visual communication by maps

    Jussi Nikander


    Wed 10.2

    Introduction to spatial statistics

    Henrikki Tenkanen


    Fri 12.2

    Introduction to grid data analysis

    Jussi Nikander


    Wed 17.2

    Geospatial data issues

    Jussi Nikander


    Fri 19.2



    The material for the lectures will be added here.

  • On this course we will officially support QGIS 3.10 and ArcGIS Pro 2.5. For 3DF Zephyr Free, we will support the latest version available on the Zephyr website.

    Exercise sessions

    Weekly exercise sessions will be held via MS Teams on Mondays and Thursdays at 10-12. In the sessions you can get assistance on how to solve the exercises, or technical assistance on how to work with the programs.

    First exercise session will be on Monday, January 18th at 10-12.

    Weekly Assignment Deadlines

    The deadline for each weekly assignment (WA) will be on Sunday evening at 23:55. The return box for the assignment will be closed after this, and late submissions will not be accepted without prior permission from the teacher in charge of the course. 

    Group Work Assignment Deadlines

    The deadlines for each group work assignment (GW) will be on Thursday evening at 23:55. This is in order to not to have two deadlines at exactly the same time on the course.

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