INSPIRE Knowledge Base


LMO Description
Proposed role in INSPIRE development
  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • contribute to awareness raising and training
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Level of authority: 
    Formal Mandate: 
    <p>Royal Decree 835/2003 and Minister for Public Administrations Order APU/126/2004</p>
    Main Activities: 
    Regulation of contents of EIEL (Spanish acronym for Enquiry on Local Infrastructures and Services), regarding, between other issues, its data model
    GT-EIEL is a working group with members coming from: Ministry for Public Administrations, Federation of Municipalities and Provinces, Autonomous Governments and Local (provincial) Administrations. EIEL is a huge database containing information on demography, housing, transportation networks, water supply, sewage, urban and land planning, designated natural areas, health, social care, education and culture services, administrative premises, civil protection, markets and fairs, solid waste disposal, etc. Must of these data may be included within INSPIRE Annexes I, II and III. This data must be captured, maintained and updated by provincial and island councils. From 2005, its updating frequency has beeen improved to that of once per year. And GT-EIEL has promoted the swift from a merely alphanumerical database to a spatial one, with some provincial councils being implementing also time variable. In a couple of months, EIEL database will be legally converted into a permanent Census.
    Area of work/experience
    Geographic Domain:: 
    Societal Sector: 
    State, Autonomous Country, Provincial and Municipal Governments
    Specific Expertise: 
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development: 
    Cooperation between administrations at different levels Data definition and harmonization
    Primary Business: 
    Environmental application domains: 
    Capture and distribution of data regarding designated areas, land planning, road and street networks, water supply systems, sewage systems, power supply, etc