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John Östh

John Östh


Originally trained as a teacher and geographer (PhD, and Professor in Human Geography) I joined OsloMet in September 2021 to do research and to teach in GIS, spatial analytics and computer aided geo-techniques. I have long experience of microdata research, data creation in GIS, Spatial Big Data studies (primarely using Mobile phone data) as well as development of geo-software. My most widespread software is EquiPop which currently is used in 28 countries.

Research projects

  • UR-data

    Enhancing networking activities in the smart and resilient urban and regional development using data analytics and optimization tools in a data-rich environment.

Publications and research

Scientific publications

Toger, Marina; Türk, Umut; Östh, John; Kourtit, Karima; Nijkamp, Peter (2023). Inequality in leisure mobility: An analysis of activity space segregation spectra in the Stockholm conurbation. Journal of Transport Geography. Vol. 111.

Türk, Umut; Östh, John (2023). Introducing a spatially explicit Gini measure for spatial segregation. Journal of Geographical Systems.

Müürisepp, Kerli; Järv, Olle; Sjöblom, Feliks; Toger, Marina; Östh, John (2023). Segregation and the pandemic: The dynamics of daytime social diversity during COVID-19 in Greater Stockholm. Applied Geography. Vol. 154.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete