INSPIRE Knowledge Base

Eotvos Lorand Geophysical Institute, ELGI

LMO Description
Eotvos Lorand Geophysical Institute, ELGI
Proposed role in INSPIRE development
  • allocate experts to Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Level of authority: 
    Formal Mandate: 
    <p>founded in 1907. Public sector geophysical research institute</p>
    Main Activities: 
    Maintenance of national geophysical observation networks, geophysical databases, and public information systems publishing geophysical base maps, running geophysical surveys in the area of mineral, geothermal, ground water research and envronmental protection.
    Area of work/experience
    Geographic Domain:: 
    Societal Sector: 
    central government, public works, research
    Specific Expertise: 
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development: 
    ELGI has a long history of producing geoscientific materials as contribution to the overall 3D geological framework of Hungary. Geophysics is an essential tool to explore and identify underground geological structures
    Primary Business: 
    geology, geophysics
    Environmental application domains: 
    monitoring, mapping