Geological Survey of Finland is involved with several multinational research projects. An integral part of international relations is expertise export projects for development co-operation, which are for example funded by the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. GTK also has international customer projects for which it provides expert services.

GTK is internationally active on all continents covering several aspects

  • Geological and mineral potential mapping, GIS and digital maps
  • Geochemistry and environmental geology
  • Sustainable mining, mine waste and water management
  • Groundwater management
  • Urban geology and support to better built environment
  • Climate change adaptation
  • Site selection for nuclear waste disposal
  • Geophysics and its applications
  • Enhancing organizational capabilities in geology and training
GTK’s international projects 2011-2021