INSPIRE Knowledge Base

Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Agency

LMO Description
Organisation: 
Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Agency
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
    Details
    Level of authority: 
    National
    LATVIA
    Formal Mandate: 
    <p>Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Agency was made to collect and process environment information, to manage environment monitoring and inform public about state of environment, to ensure rational usage of mineral resources, to implement the national environmnental policy.<br /> We are the National Focal Point of EIONET (Environment Information &amp; Observation Network).</p>
    Main Activities: 
    Environmental monitoring; Environmental (including meteorological and geological) data and information compilation and processing (including weather forcasting); River basin management; Reporting.
    Comments: 
    Area of work/experience
    Geographic Domain:: 
    National
    LATVIA
    Societal Sector: 
    State Agency
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development: 
    CORINE Land Cover 2000 project implementation for Latvia; The GIS database preparation to support reporting for WFD; The data for Central Database of Designated Areas (CDDA)
    Primary Business: 
    Environmental Management
    Environmental application domains: 
    Monitoring Biodiversity, Monitoring Water pollution, Monitoring Air pollution, Monitoring Soil pollution, Climate change, Mineral resources Management, Man-made Hazard Management, Hazardous waste Management, Floods & extreme weather prevention and Management