Space Knowledge for the Finnish Geographers

By Johanna Haveri

Space Knowledge for the Finnish Geographers The 43rd annual meeting of Finnish Geographers was held at the University of Vaasa on 24th and 25th of October 2019. During these days, the geographers discussed among other things about the development of cities, sustainable development and reliance between countryside and cities. On the opening day of the…

High Turnout at Space Apps Challenge in Vaasa

By Johanna Haveri

High Turnout at Space Apps Challenge in Vaasa The world’s largest global hackathon, NASA’s Space Apps Challenge, was held last weekend at MUOVA’s premises in Vaasa. It was the 4th time this event was held in Vaasa. There were about 40 participants, which is an all-time record for the event. During the Space Apps Challenge…

Kvarken Space Eco was part of Vaasa Climate Change Conference and Networking forum

By hammian

Vaasa Climate Change Conference & Networking Forum was held in Vaasa, 26.9. – 28.9. 2019. Kvarken Space Economy project held session two of the conference on 27 of September, titled “The role of the space-based data in fighting climate change“. Program was as follows: What does space-based technology offer? Heidi Kuusniemi, Director, Digital Economy, University…

Free Earth Observation Resources from ESA’s Sentinel Program

By hammian

Free Earth Observation Resources from ESA’s Sentinel Program Learning Earth Observation (EO) is not easy, but at least several important resources are available for all interested for free! A Quick way to get started is to create account at European Space Agency’s (ESA) Copernicus program Open Access Hub. By free creating account and exploring with…