ESPON and EFGS granted UN-GGIM: Europe observer status

UN-GGIM: Europe has granted observer status to a further two organisations as part of its engagement with the wider geospatial community.

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Spain: Decree to ensure geographic information of Navarra is available online

SITINAThe location of all buildings providing public services in Navarra, the route of greenways and long-distance paths, or the situation of cultural assets and other tourist attractions are some of the geographic information available platforms soon in Territorial Information System of Navarra (SITNA), i.e., the Geoportal of Navarra and Spatial Data Infrastructure of Navarra (IDENA).

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Albania: IMPULS Project workshop held in Tirana, 17-19 November 2015

IMPULS Tirana workshopUnder the IMPULS Project, a delegation of the Kosovo Cadastral Agency (KCA) participated in a three-day workshop in Tirana, Albania. During their stay, the KCA staff engaged in project components, such as harmonization of geospatial data, web services for exchange of data, and legislation for exchange of data, metadata, and data dissemination.

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INSPIRE Conference 2016: Call for abstracts (papers and workshops)

INSPIRE Conference 2016The INSPIRE Conference 2016 will take place in Barcelona, Spain, 26-30 September 2016.

You are invited to submit proposals for abstracts of presentations which will be delivered in thematic sessions or for workshops. See link below for topics for which contributions are sought.

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Fighting crime across borders

Crime does not stop at the border. Smuggling people, weapons, drugs and waste trafficking have a distinctly international character. Robberies, burglaries, car theft and sex crimes often take place on either side of a national border.

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European i-SCOPE project

i-SCOPE project www.iscopeproject.net started on 15 January 2012 and closed on 15 September 2015.

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UK: Laser surveys light up open data

For the last 17 years the Environment Agency has used lasers to map and scan the English landscape from above to help carry out work such as flood modelling and tracking changing coastal habitats.

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