Niina Käyhkö

Associate Professor in Digital Geospatial Research, University of Turku

Niina Käyhkö is an Associate Professor in Digital Geospatial Research at the Department of Geography and Geology, University of Turku. Niina enjoys working in the science-practice interface seeking societal impacts from geospatial research. She is highly motivated to link scientific knowledge and practice into innovation development and development cooperation.

Her research interests are on combined uses and analyses of geospatial data and the development of location-based methods for geographical research. The applied research interests are in developing geospatial approaches and methods for landscape and land change research and especially sustainable planning and management of land- and natural resources.

At Data and the City expert Webinar, Niina focuses on open geospatial data in the context of the cities.