National Land Survey of Finland, Finnish Geospatial Research Institute

National Land Survey of Finland, Finnish Geospatial Research Institute

The Finnish Geospatial Research Institute (FGI) (formerly known as Finnish Geodetic Institute) was merged with National Land Survey on 1.1.2015. FGI (www.fgi.fi) is a research and expert institute that carries out research and development for spatial data infrastructures. The FGI provides a scientific basis for Finnish maps, geospatial information and positioning, carries out research and development on methods for the measurements, data acquisition, processing and exploiting of geospatial information and co-operates with industry, universities and governmental organisations nationally and internationally. The Department of Navigation and Positioning at FGI conducts innovative research to discover novel navigation and positioning solutions, such as new localization algorithms and the adaptation of new positioning sensors. The department is currently engaged in research in the areas of satellite and radio navigation, GNSS receiver design, GNSS interference mitigation, ubiquitous positioning, maritime situational awareness, ice-aware navigation, integration of multiple sensors for positioning in both indoor and outdoor environments, location-based service, context awareness, mobile mapping systems, and positioning in intelligent transportation systems.

Point of Contact
leena.sukselainen@nls.fi

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