USP 2018 – Fanny Hatunpää

GIS, exporting data & web publishing – Practical 8

[This is a group project together with Eetu Niemi and Johannes Mesimäki. The whole analysis and process description has been submitted to Moodle for evaluation. This is merely a modified analysis of the maps I produced.] Location-data based questionnaires are a way for researchers of urban environments to collect questionnaire data linked to specific locations. Respondents answer the survey on their mobile device with location services on, providing the researcher

GIS and public participation – GIS Practical 7

[This is a group project together with Eetu Niemi and Johannes Mesimäki. The whole analysis and process description has been submitted to Moodle for evaluation. This is merely a modified analysis of the maps I produced.] This time our assigment was to examine the attitudes towards wind turbines among residents in the Helsinki districts of Töölö and Vuosaari. For Töölö residents, preferred locations and non-preferred locations are not far away

GIS and accessibility – GIS Practical 6

[This is a group project together with Eetu Niemi and Johannes Mesimäki. The whole analysis and process description has been submitted to Moodle for evaluation. This is merely a modified analysis of the maps I produced.] Analysing the maps There are several aspects that make the Jumbo shopping center and the Tikkurila train station very similar but also very different locations when looking at accessibility to and from these spots.

GIS and socioeconomic structure – GIS Practical 5

[This is a group project together with Eetu Niemi and Johannes Mesimäki. The whole analysis and process description has been submitted to Moodle for evaluation. This is merely a modified analysis of the maps I produced.] Segregation based on only low income and level of education is much more spatially scattered than segregation based on also rental tenure and unemployment. The largest hotspots are naturally visible on the low income-low

Mid-term task | Haaga

For five weeks the USP 2018 student group has looked at Haaga from various perspectives, researched and written on pre-urban settlements, the urbanisation, density, diversity and many other themes. Perspectives on problems, and cautious guesses on what we feel that we have seen or perceived have emerged. These have, ever so bravely, been written down for everyone to see as blog posts, but they have also been discussed with fellow

GIS and Urban Planning – GIS Practical 4

[This is a group project together with Eetu Niemi and Johannes Mesimäki. The whole analysis and process description has been submitted to Moodle for evaluation. This is merely my analysis of the maps I produced.] Our task this week was to identify industry clusters with job location data and create a diagram of Helsinki’s industry structure. We created five different maps (all jobs, commercial, industrial, scientific and one optional). This

Urban without urbanity – GIS Practical 3

[This is a group project together with Eetu Niemi and Johannes Mesimäki. The whole analysis and process description has been submitted to Moodle for evaluation. This is merely my analysis of the maps I produced.] In this exercise our task was to calculate building efficiency ratio on different spatial scales to identify urban and non-urban areas, i.e. more ore less efficiently built areas. The efficiency ratio is calculated by comparing

Studio I: Magical Mix

Quality is just as important as quantity (and vice versa), and in a world of fast decisionmaking, capitalism and neo-liberalist business thinking quality is regrettably often overlooked. Pentti Alasuutari, professor in sociology, has said that today the zeitgeist is that the expert commenting on public policies and decisionmaking is expected to have a calculator in their pocket. This serves economists rather than sociologists (Palmolahti, 2017). Features of diversity relevant to

Digitizing a route – GIS Practical 2

Last week our task in the GIS and visual tools course was to digitize an interesting route through historical areas and points-of-interest in Helsinki, visualize it on a map and write a description of the route for potential customers. This is a group work that has been done together with Eetu Niemi and Johannes Mesimäki. The map in this post is my own version, the two other group members have

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