High-quality spatial data enhancing sustainable urban and regional development

Kimmo Nurmio

Finnish Environment Institute / SYKE

M.Sc. Kimmo Nurmio is a spatial data oriented researcher from Finnish Environment Institute. Kimmo is specialized in developing GIS-based analysis methods for urban and regional structure, and has participated on several studies regarding, for example, built environment data management, open data and spatial data infrastructure. He is currently working on projects that observe air quality on Nordic capital cities, develop data management processes of digital cultural heritage information and analyze the urban structure of Helsinki metropolitan region. Kimmo has experience on developing and maintaining web-based information services that utilize spatial databases through different application and spatial data interfaces.


To redefine the future of built environment, a glance to the past is needed. We give a historical overview on the digitalization of Finnish built environment spatial data infrastructure - how it has developed, and what kind of... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Hanna Nieminen (Organisation: Finnish Environment Institute / SYKE, Photo: file_removed.jpg)
  2. Kimmo Nurmio (Organisation: Finnish Environment Institute / SYKE, Photo: KN.png)

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Country Reports - The Big Picture


B1 » Urban Development in the Digital Era (12:45 - Tuesday, 11th September, Restaurant Hall 1)

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