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The ePSI Helsinki Open Transport Data Manifesto

November 5, 2012 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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Source: ePSIplatform
The ePSIplatform has published the Open Transport Data Manifesto and Infographic (produced by Pieter Colpaert and the iRail.be team).They capture and highlight the Open Transport Data potential at hand, the obstacles and accordingly allocates the responsibilities to meet these challenges to the appropriate stakeholders. As such, the Helsinki Open Data Transport Data Manifesto seeks to stimulate dialogue between stakeholders by identifying transport data specific issues,... Read full post

Article on ePSIplusplatform: PSI is making other actions, like INSPIRE implementation, go faster

January 12, 2011 by Karen Fullerton   Comments (0)

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An intersesting blog entry by Amalia Velasco on the ePSIplusplatform discusses the synergy between INSPIRE and
e-Government.

'All the cadastral and geographical organizations are making significant efforts to harmonize our data and to provide services as the INSPIRE Directive demands. The implementation of the INSPIRE Directive contributes also to the application of the PSI principles. The document below is part of a study of costs-benefits analysis of INSPIRE in the Netherlands,... Read full post

European Commission Joint Research Centre: open competitions for scientific and technical staff

September 30, 2010 by Karen Fullerton   Comments (0)

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This year, the European Commission Joint Research Centre is organising open competitions  to recruit new scientific/technical staff in the following fields:

Chemistry, Biology and Health Sciences

Physics

Structural Mechanics

Quantitative Policy Analysis

Spatial Sciences

Environmental Sciences

Energy Sciences

Communication/Information Technology

The positions have been published today, 30th September 2010,  in the Official Journal... Read full post

Draft Commission Regulations published on the Comitology Register

January 7, 2010 by Karen Fullerton   Comments (0)

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The draft Commission Regulations recently approved at the INSPIRE committee meeting in December have been published in the Comitology Register

Draft
COMMISSION REGULATION implementing Directive 2007/2/EC of the European
Parliament and of the Council as regards interoperability of spatial
data sets and services

Draft COMMISSION REGULATION amending Regulation (EC) No 976/2009 as regards download services and transformation services  

News from INSPIRE

October 5, 2009 by Karen Fullerton   Comments (0)

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The INSPIRE Thematic Working Groups, the Data Specification Drafting Team, and the JRC INSPIRE Team have finalised the third version of Data Specifications published as Guidelines for the spatial data themes referred to in Annex I of the INSPIRE Directive. They will supplement the Implementing Rule for interoperability of spatial data sets and services and allow for preparation for implementation. Together with the relevant materials (GML application schemas, UML models and registries), they... Read full post