INSPIRE Knowledge Base

Geobasis NRW

LMO Description
Geobasis NRW
Proposed role in INSPIRE development
  • allocate experts to Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • contribute to awareness raising and training
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Level of authority: 
    German State of North-Rhine Westfalia
    Formal Mandate: 
    <p>Part of Geobasis NRW is the central coordination office for the SDI-activities in the state of North-Rhine Westfalia.</p>
    Main Activities: 
    The GDI-NW coordination office is the main information point for all SDI-relevant activities of state and/or local government agencies. GDI-NW has a Geoportal (, a matadata catalog including a metadata editor.
    Area of work/experience
    Geographic Domain:: 
    German state of North-Rhine Westfalia
    Societal Sector: 
    Surveying and Mapping Agency
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development: 
    work in ISO/TC211 work in OGC modelling of German cadastral and topograhic system AAA member of TWG AU
    Primary Business: 
    mapping, SDI
    Environmental application domains: