INSPIRE Knowledge Base

Federal Research and Training Centre for Forests, Natural Hazards and Landscape

LMO Description
Organisation: 
Federal Research and Training Centre for Forests, Natural Hazards and Landscape
Proposed role in INSPIRE development
  • allocate experts to Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Details
    Level of authority: 
    National
    Austria
    Formal Mandate: 
    <p>soil, forests, natural risks</p>
    Main Activities: 
    soil and forests
    Area of work/experience
    Geographic Domain:: 
    National
    Austria
    Societal Sector: 
    research
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development: 
    Metadata, Network Services: VIRGO (Visualization Interface for regional geological objects); Standards: Member of ON AG084 (Geographische Information und Vermessung) Member of ISO/TC211 WG 4, Geospatial Services
    Primary Business: 
    Environmental Research, Management and Training
    Environmental application domains: 
    sustainable multifunctional use, management and protection of forest ecosystems and catchment areas for drinking water supply, long-term changes in ecosystems and biodiversity conservation and enhancement, protection against natural hazards and geo-risk management, develops and optimizes operational methods and procedures as well as guidelines and standards, conducts long-term monitoring programmes, implements measures for biodiversity conservation, disseminates knowledge through advisory services and training activities, provides expert advice and analyses