October 2013

Interesting Blog on INSPIRE in Northern Ireland

October 30, 2013 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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Suzanne Mc Laughlin tells the story so far of INSPIRE in Northern Ireland in her blog on data.gov.uk. Bacon butties, breakfast meetings, high level meetings and metadata workshops all paved the way for the successful implementation of Spatial NI, the complete INSPIRE solution for Northern Ireland. Read the blog and visit the portal!

Launch of the statistics.data.gov.uk linked data site

October 25, 2013 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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Today marks the launch of http://statistics.data.gov.uk as the landing page for access statistical geographies in a linked data format. This linked data site is the culmination of three years' work that started with a request in 2010 by the UK Location Programme to pilot the use of linked data to meet UK's obligations under INSPIRE, an EU ... (more)

Technical Report 'Data Quality in INSPIRE: Balancing Legal Obligation with Technical Aspects"

October 22, 2013 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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A new Technical Report 'Data Quality in INSPIRE: Balancing Legal Obligation with Technical Aspects" has just been published on the INSPIRE Site. Even though the term “data quality” may seem to be self-explanatory, it is rather difficult to discuss because of the prevailing assumptions, incoherent terminology, and the diverging ... (more)

Annex II+III amendment to Regulation on the interoperability of spatial data sets and services adopted

October 21, 2013 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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Today the Commission adopted the amendment to the Regulation on the interoperability of spatial data sets and services regarding the Annex II+III spatial data themes. The Regulation will be published in the Official Journal in the coming weeks 

Open Geospatial Science & Applications Webinar Series

October 16, 2013 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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The ICA-OSGeo Lab Network and MundoGeo are now pleased to inform the inaugural webinar of "Open Geospatial Science & Applications" webinar series on 18th October. The webinars will be open and free to all on first come register basis. The first webinar will be on "OSGeo Live for ... (more)

Public hearing on PSI re-use guidelines

October 11, 2013 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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The revision of the PSI Directive is one of the key actions of the Digital Agenda for Europe. Governments can stimulate content markets by making public sector information available on transparent, effective and non-discriminatory terms. As demonstrated by a number of studies analysing the sector (e.g. the 2008 Cambridge Study or the 2011 ... (more)

SMESPIRE Serie di 3 Webinar : INSPIRE come opportunità

October 9, 2013 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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Serie di 3 Webinar: INSPIRE come opportunità: armonizzazione dei dataset per l'interoperabilità a livello regionale AMFM GIS Italia, CISIS-CPSG (Centro Interregionale per i Sistemi Informatici, Geografici e Statistici - Centro Permanente Sistemi Geografici) e il Progetto europeo smeSpire intendono favorire la condivisione di metodi ... (more)

SMESPIRE: Training on INSPIRE

October 9, 2013 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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In the frame of the smeSpire training initiatives, Spatial Applications Division of KU Leuven (SADL) just launched an intense program of seminars (introduction, advanced and innovation seminars), which will take place in Leuven from Autumn 2013 to Spring 2014, the first of them the 21st of October. The full program, together with the ... (more)