Projects (old version)
Ongoing and former projects Digital Geography Lab is involved with.

Current projects

Project                                                                                    Duration People Funding

Mobile Big Data for Understanding People in Nature: detecting short and long term changes and their implications to biodiversity conservation (MOBICON)

2022-2026

Tuuli Toivonen, Tatu Leppämäki, Anna Hausmann, 

Johanna EklundOlle JärvTuomo Hiippala, Vuokko Heikinheimo

Kone Foundation

Enhanced URBAN planning for AGE-friendly cities through disruptive technologies (URBANAGE)

2021-2024 Christoph Fink, Elias Willberg, Tuuli Toivonen

European Research Council

Horizon 2020

The rhythms, places and customer groups of multi-local dwelling / Monipaikkaisen asumisen rytmit, paikat ja asiakasryhmät (MOPA)

2021-2022

Janika Raun, Olle Järv, Tuuli Toivonen,

Torsti Hyyryläinen, Manu Rantanen

Formerly: Pasi Okkonen, Iivari Laaksonen

Etelä-Savon maakuntaliitto

Sustainable conservation outcomes for protected areas

2020-2026 Johanna Eklund, Tuuli Toivonen Formerly: Ari-Pekka Jokinen

Academy of Finland &

Kone Foundation &

University of Helsinki

Tracing Interactions and Mobilities Beyond State Borders: Towards New Transnational Spaces (BORDERSPACE)

2020-2025

Olle Järv, Håvard Wallin Aagesen, Oleksandr Karasov,

Kerli Müürisepp, Tuomas Väisänen, Bryan Vallejo,

Emily Dovy­daitis, Tuuli Toivonen, Tuomo Hiippala 

Formerly: Emil Ehnström

Academy of Finland

Equality in suburban physical activity environments / Yhdenvertainen liikunnallinen lähiö (YLLI)

2020-2022

Petteri Muukkonen, Tuuli Toivonen, Charlotte van der Lijn,

Marisofia Nurmi, Emil Ehnström, Laura Hintsanen, Tuomas Väisänen

Formerly: Pengyuan Liu, Sonja Koivisto

Lähiöohjelma 2020–2022

Mapping the linguistic landscape of the Helsinki metropolitan area: From linguistic groups to discourse communities (MAPHEL)

2020-2023

Tuomo Hiippala, Tuomas Väisänen, Hanna-Mari Pienimäki,

Tuuli Toivonen, Olle Järv, Henrikki Tenkanen,

Kerli Müürisepp, Vuokko Heikinheimo

Emil Aaltonen Foundation

HOPE – Healthy Outdoor Premises for Everyone

2019-2021

Tuuli Toivonen, Age Poom, Joose Helle,

Elias Willberg, Tuomas Väisänen

Urban Innovative Actions

Urban exerciser / Sporttia stadiin

2018-2023 Tuuli Toivonen, Elias Willberg Amer Cultural Foundation

Socio-spatial dialogues in the city: Tracing spatial mobilities, social engagement and integration using big data

2018-2023 Kerli Müürisepp, Olle Järv, Tuuli Toivonen, Tiit Tammaru

Kone Foundation &

City of Helsinki

Crossing social and spatial borders as an everyday life: Big data to reveal transnational people, their mobilities and spaces

2017-2023

Olle Järv, Håvard Wallin Aagesen, Oleksandr Karasov,

Kerli Müürisepp, Tuomas Väisänen Formerly: Samuli Massinen

Kone Foundation &

University of Helsinki

Social media data for conservation science

2016-2021

Tuuli Toivonen, Vuokko Heikinheimo, Henrikki Tenkanen,

Anna Hausmann, Enrico Di Minin, Christoph Fink,

Tuomo Hiippala, Olle Järv, Tuomas Väisänen

Kone Foundation

Finished projects

Project                                                                                    Duration   People                                                  Funding
Disentangling factors affecting protected area effectiveness: the role of governance 2017-2021 Johanna Eklund Kone Foundation
Whose city? Investigating modal equity and parallel realities of accessibility in urban environments with big data 2019-2020 Henrikki Tenkanen Finnish Cultural Foundation
Spatial Planning of Urban Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services 2017-2020 Joel Jalkanen, Henna Fabritius

Kone Foundation &

Maj and Tor Nessling Foundation

Science workshops on novel and open data sources and approaches to study urban accessibility and mobility / NECTAR 2019 conference 2017-2020

Tuuli Toivonen, Elias Willberg, Henrikki Tenkanen,

Maria Salonen, Olle Järv, Kerli Müürisepp

Finnish Cultural Foundation
Biking as part of sustainable urban mobility 2017-2019

Maria Salonen, Henrikki Tenkanen,

Elias Willberg, Tuuli Toivonen

Helsinki Metropolitan Region Urban Research Program
Using computer vision for multimodal analysis                         2017 Tuomo Hiippala City of Helsinki & Finnish Cultural Foundation
MetropAccess - Accessibility analyses in a metropolitan context 2011-2017 Tuuli Toivonen, Henrikki Tenkanen, Maria Salonen

Helsinki Metropolitan Region Urban Research Program &

University of Helsinki

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