INSPIRE Knowledge Base

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

LMO Description
Organisation: 
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Proposed role in INSPIRE development
  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • contribute to awareness raising and training
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
  • implement pilot projects to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
    Details
    Level of authority: 
    National
    England mainly but some bodies are Great Britain
    Formal Mandate: 
    <p>Defra has a number of Annex1,2 and 3 data themes within its business</p>
    Main Activities: 
    Defra deals with a range of activities in relation to environment (air, water and land), conservation and agriculture.
    Area of work/experience
    Geographic Domain:: 
    National
    United Kingdom
    Societal Sector: 
    Central Government
    Specific Expertise: 
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development: 
    Have some experience as a user of agricultural and environmental data through work and academic background in geology, geomorphology and some environmental science
    Primary Business: 
    Environment, agriculture, fisheries, rural economy, fllooding and water management, forestry
    Environmental application domains: 
    water resources incl flood management, fisheries, wildlife, habitat manangement (coast and land), pollution and waste management, noise, air quality, climate change, ruraldevelepment, Forestry