INSPIRE Knowledge Base

Finnish Museum of Natural History

LMO Description
Finnish Museum of Natural History
Proposed role in INSPIRE development
  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Level of authority: 
    Formal Mandate: 
    <p>The Finnish Museum of Natural History has the formal mandate to report Annex III themes "Species distribution" and "Biogeographical regions" </p>
    Main Activities: 
    The Finnish Museum of Natural History is an independent research institution functioning under the University of Helsinki. It is also one of the three central national museums in Finland and responsible for the national collections in its field. The collections, which include botanical, zoological, geological and paleontological specimens from all over the world, serve research in the fields of biology and geology as well as educational purposes.
    Area of work/experience
    Geographic Domain:: 
    Societal Sector: 
    research, education
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development: 
    production of national and European-wide datasets
    INSPIRE Data Themes