Data Center Description
The Finnish Geodetic Institute is a research institute specializing in geodesy and geospatial information science and technology. The FGI is an innovative and flexible operator with good cooperation skills and high expertise in geospatial information. The FGI carries out national and international research and conducts scientific observations in collaboration with academia, public-sector bodies and the geospatial business sector in Finland and elsewhere in Europe. The Finnish Geodetics Institute:
-develops methods aimed at acquiring, processing, disseminating and utilising geospatial data to serve the needs of the information society
-studies and develops methods and instruments in the field of geodesy, geodynamics, geoinformatics, cartography, remote sensing, photogrammetry, navigation and positioning
-promotes the adoption of new methods and technologies in geodesy, geoinformatics, remote sensing and navigation
-acts as an expert and research institute for the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.