TartuGeo is a podcast about geography and geoinformatics related fields along with education, research, history, philosophy, ground breaking ideas and innovation. Host Alexander Kmoch and Tahmin Sitab try to talk about different topics of the fields. The show will also host guests from different sectors who will share insight about their research and work. We try to bring up new episodes every 15 days with exciting and newer topics of geoinformatics and geography. Stay tuned and happy listening.

Alex Kmoch

Alex Kmoch

Tahmin Sitab

Tahmin Sitab

Latest Episode

Today we talk with Jaak Laineste, who is the Director of Research at Sixfold, Europe’s leading provider of logistics visibility services.

E008 - Perspectives of a fresh graduate on GIS

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 6, 2020

We are happy to come back with our second season after the long summer break. We start this episode with Margarita Oja who is a fresh BSc graduate Geography from the University of Tartu.

E007 - Gis Applications during Covid-19

Posted on Saturday, May 2, 2020

In today’s episode we want to talk about GIS tools that have helped in covid-19 data analysis in many ways. This current situation has forced us to think about space in many ways.

In this episode we continue to introduce the Chair of Human geography and regional planning to you and we will talk about the two main research aspects and collaboration activities related to the Chair of human geography. And at the end we will talk with Kadri Leetma, who is a senior researcher in human geography in a short interview.

E005 - Interview with Professor Tiit Tammaru

Posted on Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020

We are now moving towards Human Geography. In this episode we interview Professor Tiit Tammaru, member of the Estonian Academy of Sciences and head of the Chair of Human Geography and Regional Planning.

We talk with Barabra Hofer, who is Associate Professor at the University of Salzburg in the Department of Geoinformatics - the famous Z_GIS - about teaching, EO4GEO and curriculum development.