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GTK in brief

The Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) provides solutions for more sustainable growth. We provide expertise that serves the interests of our clients, stakeholders and society as a whole. We are a leading European competence centre on assessment and sustainable use of geological resources. For Earth and for Us.

GTK facts

  • Founded in 1885
  • An internationally oriented geoscience research agency operating under the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.
  • We employ approximately 420 full-time staff
  • Offices in Espoo, Kokkola, Kuopio, Outokumpu and Rovaniemi

What we do:

• Survey and research of Earth’s resources and their sustainable use
• Management and delivery of national geoscience data
• Provision of geoscience information for society and the business sector
• An active role in the mineral policy in Finland and the EU.
• Specialist services for community and commercial customers
• Active collaboration in international projects

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