Our team consists of researchers and students from the Department of Geography and Geology and from the Department of Future Technologies, University of Turku (UTU) as well as visiting scholars and practitioners from Tanzania.

Associate Professor, Team leader

Geospatial and landscape research

Aalto Ilona

MSc student

Environmental research and conservation

Arki Vesa

Project researcher

Geospatial methods and open-source geospatial research infrastructures

Eilola Salla

Postdoctoral researcher

Participatory planning and natural resource management

Post-doctoral researcher

Participatory GIS methodologies, landscape values and ecosystem/landscape services

Post-doctoral researcher

Innovation and global development

Post-doctoral researcher

Software design and project management

Professor

Innovation policy and political geography

University teacher

Entrepreneurship, innovation and IT

Professor

Biogeography and landscape ecology

PhD candidate

Geoinformatics and coastal-marine spatial planning

PhD candidate

Landscape research and remote sensing

Professor

Global change, climatology and geomorphology

Leinonen Ulpu

Project researcher

Environmental remote sensing, open source software and GIS modelling

Professor

Software engineering techniques and software security solutions

Makandi Harun

Project researcher

Geospatial methodologies and land use systems

Mauya Ernest

Project researcher

Forest inventory and remote sensing

Msilanga Msilikale

Project researcher

Spatial planning and geospatial methodologies

Nkonoki Emma

Project researcher

Innovation, entrepreneurship and international business

University lecturer

Geography pedagogics and regional geography

Ojala Minna-Liina

PhD candidate

Transnational collaboration and knowledge creation

Professor

Game and interaction design

Taajamaa Ville

Post-doctoral researcher

Higher education development, innovative learning and entrepreneurship education

Project leader

International ICT industry