Research agreement for geoportti self-assessment users
The answers you provide in this test will be used for the development of teaching and for
scientific research. Results are also used to calculate average respondent statistics
(available on the summary page).
All of your answers will be treated confidentially and in accordance with the principles
of research ethics. No respondent can be identified by personal information or computer
The Geoportti self-assesmnet tool is designed and provided by the Section of Geography of
the University of Turku. The general data policy of the university can be found here
and the data protection description here.
University of Turku can share data with another Finnish university in cases where the
self-assessment was created by it. In these cases the data policy of the recipient
university is followed.
The self-assessment tool has been developed by the University of Turku as part of the
Open Geospatial Information
Infrastructure for Research (oGIIR) project with funding by the
Academy of Finland (2017-2019).
If you wish to deny the storage of your results, you can still answer the self-assessment
without your scores being stored.
Do you accept the storage of your results?
Created by: Juuso Suomi & Vesa Arki,
Department of Geography and Geology, University of Turku
This assessment focuses on the basics in geoinformatics including the societal applications, spatial data and its structure, remote sensing, projections and coordinate systems and cartographic communication and geovisualization. The assessment cover widely the basics of the field and focuses especially on the main concepts behind geospatial work.
The self-assessment is based on course content from the University of Turku.
For the finnish language version of this assessment see Geoinformatiikan perusteet.
Rate your skills in each of the eight themes
Evaluate your own confidence level in the defined themes using a relative scale from low confidence (1) to high confidence (5). If you are completely unfamiliar with the theme, please select the “Completely unfamiliar” (0) option. In the comments box, you can write your thoughts as to why you selected the specific confidence level.