INSPIRE Knowledge Base

Groupement d'Intérêt Scientifique Sol

LMO Description
Organisation: 
Groupement d'Intérêt Scientifique Sol
Proposed role in INSPIRE development
  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Details
    Level of authority: 
    National
    France
    Formal Mandate: 
    <p>The formal mandate of the GIS Sol is to constitute and manage the national information system on the spatial pattern, properties and quality evolution of the French soils to answer the needs of soil information at regional and national levels</p>
    Main Activities: 
    conception, coordination and realization of soil survey and soil monitoring in France. Creation and management of a soil information system to answer the needs of public authorities and society
    Comments: 
    The GIS Sol is composed of: the French ministry in charge of agriculture, the French ministry in charge of environment, the French environment and energy agency (Ademe), the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (Inra) and the French Research Institute for Development (IRD)
    Area of work/experience
    Geographic Domain:: 
    National
    France
    Societal Sector: 
    public research
    Specific Expertise: 
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development: 
    creation and management of a soil information system for France
    Primary Business: 
    soil science
    Environmental application domains: 
    soil survey and soil monitoring