Improving capacity, quality and access of Geoinformatics teaching, research and daily use in Taita Taveta, Kenya

Project Details

Description

Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland has decided to fund TAITAGIS project (Improving capacity, quality and access of Geoinformatics teaching, research and daily application in Taita Taveta County, Kenya) for the Department of Geosciences and Geography of the University of Helsinki for 2017-2020. The aim of the project is together with Taita Taveta University (TTU) to build up a master programme in geoinformatics at the TTU. The programme will strengthen the cooperation between Taita Research Station and TTU and build capacity for the development of Taita Taveta County.
AcronymTAITAGIS
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date01/03/201729/02/2020

Fields of Science

  • 1171 Geosciences
  • 1172 Environmental sciences
  • 218 Environmental engineering

Equipment

Taita Research Station

Faculty of Science

Facility/equipment: Equipment

Projects

Geospatial monitoring and modelling of environmental change using geoinformatics (GIMMEC)

Pellikka, P., Hjort, J., Luoto, M., Stenberg, P., Anttila, S., Clark, B., Gonsamo Gosa, A., Heiskanen, J., Hendriks, J., Tokola, N., Hohenthal, J., Johansson, T., Maeda, E., Muukkonen, P., Mäkiaho, J., Mõttus, M., Heinilä, A. M. K., Omoro, L., Rautiainen, M., Salonen, M., Siljander, M., Toivonen, T. & Virtanen, T.

28/02/2011 → …

Project: Research Evaluation 2011

Research Output

Auxiliary datasets improve accuracy of object-based land use/land cover classification in heterogeneous savanna landscapes

Hurskainen, P., Adhikari, H., Siljander, M., Pellikka, P. & Hemp, A., Nov 2019, In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 233, 111354, 17 p., 111354.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File

Predictive mapping of mosquito distribution based on environmental and anthropogenic factors in Taita Hills, Kenya

Uusitalo, R. J., Siljander, M., Culverwell, C. L., Mutai, N., Forbes, K. M., Vapalahti, O. & Pellikka, P. K. E., Apr 2019, In : International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. 76, p. 84-92 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Activities

AFRICA 2030- STRENGHTENING THE CAPACITY OF AFRICAN COUNTRIES TO HANDLE THE CHALLENGES OF A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT - THE 3rd SYMPOSIUM ON CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION

Tino Johansson (Speaker: Keynote)

23 Jan 202024 Jan 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Marianne Maghenda

Petri Pellikka (Host)

29 Sep 201912 Oct 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

Justin Maghanga

Petri Pellikka (Host), , Mika Siljander (Host), & Antti Autio (Host)

29 Sep 201912 Oct 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH