May 2015

Call for expressions of interest for the Copernicus Expert Group

May 28, 2015 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

The European Commission has decided to establish a Copernicus Expert Group to provide independent advice concerning the status and evolution of the Copernicus Earth Observation programme and delivered results. Individuals from the Copernicus Expert Group will be called upon to form specific Topical Panels to examine issues arising from the ... (more)

INSPIRE MIG: Call for experts on Extension of Download Service Technical Guidelines for Web Coverage Services (WCS)

May 20, 2015 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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Many INSPIRE spatial data themes (orthoimagery, elevation, geology, atmospheric conditions/meteorological geographical features, oceanographic geographical features, soil, land cover, natural risk zones, energy resources) include data that, according to the INSPIRE data specifications, have to be made available as coverages. The ... (more)

A Digital Single Market for Europe: Commission sets out 16 initiatives to make it happen

May 8, 2015 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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The Digital Single Market Strategy adopted on 6th May includes a set of targeted actions to be delivered by the end of next year. It is built on three pillars: (1) better access for consumers and businesses to digital goods and services across Europe; (2) creating the right conditions and a level playing field for digital networks and ... (more)

INSPIRE Interactive Data Specification Toolkit V1.0

May 5, 2015 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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INSPIRE Interactive Data Specification Toolkit V1.0 We are happy to announce a new INSPIRE Interactive Data Specification Toolkit that offers INSPIRE data providers two new applications to support them in the implementation of the INSPIRE data specifications.1.    The application Data Specifications facilitates the reading of ... (more)

Updated xml schemas for INSPIRE Data

May 4, 2015 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (1)

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On the 30th April we published updated versions of the xml schemas for INSPIRE data. These updates were necessary in order to make the schemas consistent with the changes introduced in the amendment of the Implementing Rules (Commission Regulation (EU) No 1253/2013) and the corresponding data specifications Technical guidelines. In ... (more)