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Olli-Pekka Mattila

Olli-Pekka_MattilaRemote Sensing Expert
Programme for Environmental Information

FM (Glaciology)

Tel: +358 295 251 416

Finnish Environment Institute
Programme for Environmental Information
Street address: Mechelininkatu 34a
Postal address: P.O.Box 140, 00251 Helsinki, Finland



Present Role

Currently I’m working as remote sensing expert in the Programme for Environmental Information, where my tasks extend from remote sensing to other new methods for acquiring and utilizing information from environment.

Research Interests and Expertise 

  • Remote sensing
  • Glaciology
  • Hydrology
  • Data processing and analysis
  • Machine learning
  • Drones
  • Open data and science


I’m M.Sc. in glaciology. I’ve also acquired strong skills in remote sensing and geoinformatics. Before employment at the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, since 2009, I was working as a scientist at the University of Helsinki. At SYKE I’ve been a project manager in research and development projects as well as in software development. I’ve also been involved in constructing service for delivering lake ice information based on optical satellite data. In SYKE’s development projects, funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, I’ve had tasks providing expertise and training.


I’ve been the responsible project manager at SYKE in the following:


Up-to-date publication list  @ResearchGate

Published 2018-02-08 at 10:19, updated 2019-02-19 at 12:55

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