INSPIRE Knowledge Base

CENIA, Czech Environmental Information Agency

LMO Description
Organisation: 
CENIA, Czech Environmental Information Agency
Proposed role in INSPIRE development
  • allocate experts to Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • register a project to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • contribute to awareness raising and training
  • yes
  • implement pilot projects to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
    Details
    Level of authority: 
    National
    Czech Republic
    Formal Mandate: 
    <p>Deed of Establishment by the Minister of the Environment of the Czech Republic </p>
    Main Activities: 
    The principal areas of activity include, inter alia, operation and development of a unified environmental information system including mapservers (geoportal) for environmental purposes and for state administration as a whole, map services, primary data validation and information syntheses. It is also responsible for formulation of possibilities of active environmental influencing in compliance with the strategy of sustainable development; development and validation of methods of land-development and landscape regeneration procedures; monitoring of the development and efficiency of the legislation and other tools of environmental policy and propose measures in this area.
    Area of work/experience
    Geographic Domain:: 
    National
    Czech Republic
    Societal Sector: 
    Central government
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development: 
    National co-ordination of INSPIRE preparation. Vast experience in GIS (map.env.cz, geoportal.cenia.cz).
    Primary Business: 
    Environmental information services.
    Environmental application domains: 
    All environmental topics (sustainable development, monitoring pollution, biodiversity, land, climate change)