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.

We are introducing the Chair of Geoinformatics and Cartography. We present an overview of the Chair and the activities and we managed to get three representatives, which we interview during the episode: Professor Tõnu Oja, who is the Head of the Chair of Geoinformatics and Cartography, senior researcher Dr Evelyn Uuemaa, who is leading the Landscape Geoinformatics Lab, and also became recently head of the Department of Geography, and the PhD student Bruno Montibeller. We apologise for the sound quality during some of the interviews, we promise to improve that in the next episode :-)

We interviewed Topi Tjukanov from Gispo Finland about the pros and cons of Free and Open Source GIS software vs commercial GIS Software

E001 - Open Source vs Commercial GIS

Posted on Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

The students in the Geoinformatics MSc course Spatial Data Studio were debating about the pros and cons of Open source GIS software vs commercial GIS Software

E000 - Pilot: The Tartu Geo Podcast

Posted on Thursday, Nov 7, 2019

Tartu Geo is a podcast for geography and GIS lovers brought to you from the Department of Geography of the University of Tartu, Estonia.