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Tiit is a professor of Urban and Population Geography and Head of the Centre for Migration and Urban Research at the Department of Geography at the University of Tartu, Estonia. He is a leading scholar on socio-economic and ethnic segregation, urban and neighborhood change, migration, residential mobility and housing. He is especially interested in understanding the spatial dimensions of urban poverty and migration, and associated spatial and social policy. His research interests include migration, residential mobility, housing, ethnic segregation across different life domains (family, neighbourhood of residence, workplace), relations between social inequalities and socioeconomic segregation, as well as comparative segregation studies.
Barbara is Associate Professor at the Z_GIS in Salzburg, the interdisciplinary Centre of Competence for Geoinformatics of the University of Salzburg, Austria. She is Associated Faculty at Doctoral College GIScience, on the Editorial Board of the AGIT - Journal für Angewandte Geoinformatik. Her research interests include Interoperability and spatial data infrastructures, Online Geoprocessing and Digital Earth.
Evelyn is a geographer by heart and senior researcher in Geoinformatics, GIS and landscape ecology. She holds a PhD in landscape ecology and environmental protection, and is developing our Landscape Geoinformatics working group as a necessity to improve and strengthen environmental geoinformatics capabilities here at the department and for Estonia in general through leading national and international research projects. Her research interests evolve around the interactions of land use/land cover and water quality. She is a geospatial and open data enthusiast, foodie and coffee junkie.
Professor of geoinformatics and cartography at University of Tartu.
I’m a geographer (M.Sc.) with a business degree (BBA) from Helsinki, Finland. I work at Gispo with all things geospatial. I’m enthusiastic about geospatial data, visualizing it and learning the latest tricks in modern GIS.