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Department of Geography
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About

Tino Johansson

Ph.D., Coordinator of the Master’s Degree Programme in Geoinformatics

Department of Geography
P.O.Box 64 (Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2)
FIN-00014 University of Helsinki

tel. +358 9 191 51045
fax  +358 9 191 50760

Tino.Johansson@helsinki.fi

 

 

Interests:

  • Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and pedagogy
  • GIS in education
  • in-service teacher training
  • wildlife management & conservation
  • development geography  
  • community-based natural resource management
  • participatory GIS

Activities:

  • coordinator of the Master’s Degree Programme in Geoinformatics
  • European networks (HERODOT & EUROGEO)
  • courses and lectures on GIS
  • occasional trekking and hunting in the backwoods

Research:

  • Participatory GIS in natural resource management
  • Spatial dimensions of human-wildlife conflicts
  • Spatial cognition and GIS
  • GISAS (Geographical Information Systems Applications for Schools) project 2003-2006 funded by the European Union Socrates/MINERVA programme

Lectures:

  • GIS in geography education (4 ECTS); a virtual course
  • Participatory GIS in development studies ( 3 ECTS)

Selected articles and papers:

  • Johansson, Tino (2009). The Spatial Dimension of Human-Wildlife Conflicts - Discoveries of New Animal Geography, 257-265. In, Donert, K., Y. Ari, M. Attard, G. O'Reilly and D. Schmeinck (eds.): Geographical Diversity. Proceedings of the HERODOT Conference in Ayvalik, Turkey 28-31 May 2009. Geography in European higher education 9. The Herodot Thematic Network, MBVBerlin, Germany.
  • Johansson, Tino (2008). Beasts on Fields. Human-Wildlife Conflict in Nature-Culture Borderlands. Academic dissertation. Helsingin Yliopiston maantieteen laitoksen julkaisuja A145. Department of Geography, University of Helsinki. Hansaprint, Helsinki. PDF
  • Johansson, Tino (Ed.) (2006). Geographical Information Systems Applications for Schools – GISAS. Helsingin yliopiston maantieteen laitoksen julkaisuja A 141. Dark Oy, Vantaa. link
  • Johansson, Tino and Pellikka, Petri (2006). GISAS – Geographical Information Systems applications for schools, 317-318. In, Suarez, Juan and Bela, Markus (eds.): AGILE 2006. 9 th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science. Shaping the future of Geographic Information Science in Europe. College of Geoinformatics, University of West Hungary. ALTO Press, Hungary.
  • Johansson, Tino (2005). GIS-täydennyskoulutuskurssit ja opettajien paikkatieto-osaaminen. Terra 117 (4), 282-284.
  • Johansson, Tino and Pellikka, Petri (2005). Interactive Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Applications for European Upper Secondary Schools, 505-509. In Méndez Vilas, A., Gonzales Pereira, B., Mesa Gonzáles, J. and Mesa Gonzáles, J.A. (Eds.): Recent Research Developments in Learning Technologies (2005).Vol. 2. III International Conference on Multimedia & ICT’s in Education, FORMATEX, Caceres, Spain.
  • Johansson, Tino (2005). Introducing GIS Into Upper Secondary Schools in Europe, 1, 7. GIS educator 1/2005.
  • Johansson, Tino and Kaivola, Taina (2004). Implementing Pedagogical Geographical Information Systems Applications in Pre-Service Teacher Training. Research in Geographic Education 6, 5-17.
  • Johansson, Tino & Kaivola, Taina (2003). Paikkatieto koulun lähiympäristö-opetuksessa. Terra 115 (3), 225-231.
  • Johansson, Tino (2003). GIS in Teacher Education - Facilitating GIS Applications in Secondary School Geography, 285-293. In Virrantaus, Kirsi ja Tveite, Håvard (Eds.): ScanGIS'2003 - The 9th Scandinavian Research Conference on Geographical Information Science, 4-6 June 2003, Espoo, Finland - Proceedings. Department of Surveying, Helsinki University of Technology.     link
  • Johansson, Tino (2003). Social Capital and Community-Based Natural Resource Management in Southern Africa, 119-130. In Kontinen, T. & Seppänen, M. (Eds.): Development –concepts, policies and practices. Essays in the memory of Michael Cowen. Yearbook of the Finnish Society for Development Studies 8, Helsinki 2003.