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Geodesy, Cartography and Cadastre Authority of the Slovak Republic- GCCA

LMO Description
Organisation: 
Geodesy, Cartography and Cadastre Authority of the Slovak Republic- GCCA
Proposed role in INSPIRE development
  • implement pilot projects to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
    Details
    Level of authority: 
    National
    all-state
    Formal Mandate: 
    <p>The Geodesy, Cartography and Cadastre Authority of the Slovak Republic is a central body of the state administration for geodesy, cartography and cadastre of real estates. In order to fulfil entrusted tasks the Authority has established Geodetic and Cartographic Institute Bratislava, Cadastral Institute in Zilina and Research Institute of Geodesy and Cartography in Bratislava, which are within Slovakia-wide scope.<br /> The Authority directly controls the local authorities of national administration in the field of geodesy, cartography and cadastre of real estates - cadastral offices (8), which perform the national administration in the wards of regions, and cadastral registries (72), which perform national administration in the wards of districts. </p>
    Main Activities: 
    The GCCA SR a) works out the concept of directions of the development of geodetic and cartographic activities which are carried out for state needs with the exception of the state defence needs, b) determines binding geodetic systems and localization standards with the exception of the state defence needs and the state borders administration needs, c) determines qualitative conditions for the execution of selected geodetic and cartographic activities, d) provides establishment and maintenance of geodetic control and establishment of minor horizontal control for the renovation of the cadastre through new field mapping, e) provides the creation, revision and publishing of basic state map series, maps of territorial and administrative division of the Slovak Republic and other cartographic works, f) provides the monumentation and measurement of geodetic points of a state border and updating of a geodetic part of the border documentation work, g) standardizes the geographic names, h) provides the creation and operation of an automated information system of geodesy, cartography and cadastre, i) provides the incorporation, evaluation, documentation, archiving and opening to public of the results of selected geodetic and cartographic activities, j) issues to and takes away from natural persons a certificate about special professional qualification, k) manages and coordinates research and scientific-technical development and accumulates scientific-technical information for geodetic and cartographic activities which are carried out for state needs except for state defence needs, l) provides international cooperation in the sphere of geodesy and cartography except for the state defence needs. m) exercises state supervision over the observation of the Act on Geodesy and Cartography, especially in using standardized geographical names, in using state documentation and in the authentication of selected geodetic and cartographic activities by the author; state supervision is exercised by the GCCA SR through cadastral inspection, n) provides creation and operation of the permanent service for global navigation satellite systems
    Area of work/experience
    Geographic Domain:: 
    National
    all-state
    Societal Sector: 
    central government
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development: 
    Providing real estate cadaster data through webserver Cadastre Portal www.katasterportal.sk Creation and providing products through WebMapServer GeoPortal www.geoportal.sk – pilot operation Creation of the GEONAZ database of geographical names. Participation in INSPIRE iniciative since the beginning (work in expert group) Experiences in cooperation in creation of european products within the frame of Eurogeographics (SABE, EuroGlobalMap, EuroGeoNames, EuroRegionalmap, EuroMapfinder)
    Primary Business: 
    Geodetic controls, Mapping, Photogrammetry, Standardisation