Creative Commons    

biomi.org is the personal website of  (mikkohei13). Most of the content is in Finnish, but here are the highlights in English.

Ongoing projects

Kotka – Museum Collection Mangement System (at work)

A story of how a small side project I started as an intrapreneur grew into a national information system, currently used in seven Finnish museums.

kotka

Weather Station Using Open Data

Data dashboard / weather station that calculates and retrieves data from different API’s and displays them on a screen run by a Raspberry Pi computer.
(Project description in Finnish)

weatherstation

Finnish Air Quality API

Service that scrapes air quality data from a website and republishes it as JSON API.
Example data from downtown Helsinki.

Darwin Core to Elasticsearch

Tools to read DwC biodiversity data files (from GBIF) and import them into Elasticsearch index. Easily handles >20 million rows on a desktop computer.

Birding Competiton Result Service

Web application for managing, publishing and participating to (bird) tick contests. Displays results as real time statistics and charts.
Examples: list of species, chart of top contestants

kisa

Finnish Birds and Observation Towers App

HTML5 application that displays bird breeding data and nearest bird observation towers closest to the user’s location.

kotiseudunlinnut

Winter bird results

Tools to display and compare winter bird census data from Luomus API’s as statistics and charts.
Examples: individual counts per speciescomparison of several censuses (slow)

talvilinnut

Birds of Europe

Simple Javascript map application that displays EU Bird Directive data.

euroopanlinnut

Nutshelled.net – Interesting Things Summarized

Summaries of some of the things I have read.

Lastuja (Woodships)

Collection of small tests and things to learn.

Archived projects

Finnish parliament API

Service that scrapes parliament votings data and publishes it as XML API. More information in English.

Sensor monitoring with ioBridge

Tools to record weather and other data from ioBridge sensors to MongoDB database.

 

Blog posts in English

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