Simo Rautiainen

Simo Rautiainen is a PhD student in Physical Geography with the specialization in GIS and Geospatial Analysis. In his award-winning Master’s thesis and ongoing dissertation research he is focusing on disadvantages in accessibility and remoteness caused by water bodies and other geographic and topographic features. His goal is to develop a valid method to quantify these disadvantages as a tool for policy purposes. Rautiainen has also contributed in several regional research projects in Spatia, Centre for Regional Research.

Fields of speciality:  Geospatial analysis, accessibility, remoteness.


Latest publications:

Rautiainen, Simo & Tykkyläinen, Markku (2017). Measuring the disadvantages of accessibility and remoteness caused by water bodies for policy purposes 10/2017. At: Turku, Finland, Conference: Annual Meeting of Finnish Geographers, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.15318.75844

Rautiainen, Simo (2017). Vesistöisyydestä aiheutuva saavutettavuushaitta ja syrjäisyys Rannikko- ja Järvi-Suomessa. Joensuu: University of Eastern Finland, Master’s thesis. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.21457.02401