Report on GSDI-EuroSDR “Marine SDI, INSPIRE and the EU Marine Directives” Workshop

Workshop Introduction

On 4 September 2017, the GSDI Association presented a half-day workshop on “Marine SDI, INSPIRE and the EU Marine Directives”, as part of the Marine/Coastal Best Practice Project. The project is supported by funding from EuroSDR, with the added remit to:

  • Analyse the roles of National Mapping and Cadastral Agencies (NMCAs) and Hydrographic Offices (HOs) in Europe in the current implementation of the Maritime Spatial Planning Directive (MSPD) in Europe.
  • Identify the contributions of national Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDIs) and Coastal and Marine SDIs to the current implementation of the MSP Directive in Europe.

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One of the activities funded by EuroSDR was:

  • A workshop and conference paper at the INSPIRE 2017 Conference, 4-8 September 2017.

Presenters at the workshop were Roger Longhorn, GSDI Secretary-General, and Evangelia Balla, of National Mapping and Cadastre Agency, Greece, and PCC, the Permanent Committee on Cadastre in the European Union. The workshop agenda is below.

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