November 2014

Reporting of Air Quality Plans and Programs in Europe: Guidelines for INSPIRE compliant data transmission

November 27, 2014 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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The EEA Member countries have obligations to report on the assessment and management of ambient air quality on a regular basis. The data sharing obligations are thoroughly defined in the Commission Implementing decision (IPR) of 12 December 2011 laying down rules for Directives 2004/107/EC and 2008/50/EC of the European Parliament and of ... (more)

EULF Survey on Energy and location

November 24, 2014 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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The key objective of this survey is to collect information on the actual and foreseen use of location data related to energy policies. The questionnaire is set-up to gather not only descriptive information on the current situation but also to collect information on examples, projects and initiatives dealing with both “energy” and ... (more)

Don't forget to submit your proposal for the INSPIRE-GWF2015

November 18, 2014 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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The INSPIRE Conference and Geospatial World Forum 2015 will be jointly organised on 25-29 May 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal. The joint conference will carry the theme Convergence: Policies + Practices + Processes via PPP, which aim to address the need for greater coordination among policy-makers, technology providers and users to benefit the ... (more)

Make it easy to use. Then INSPIRE’s real strength can be seen

November 17, 2014 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)


'Make it easy to use. Then INSPIRE’s real strength can be seen.' Using INSPIRE-data in commercial applications: Simacan does it. Why do they use INSPIRE-data, and how? And what do they think of INSPIRE?    Rob Schuurbiers and Felix Faassen from Simacan take up the conversation … ‘We develop mobility solutions ... (more)

Mid-term evaluation report on INSPIRE implementation published

November 10, 2014 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)


The INSPIRE Directive, which came into force in 2007 and is expected to be fully implemented by 2020, aims to establish a European Spatial Data Infrastructure in order to support policy making by providing more and better spatial data. The following report analyses the state of implementation of the Directive at the mid-point of its ... (more)