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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
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Details
    Level of authority: 
    National
    Latvia
    Formal Mandate: 
    <p>State Agency under supervision of the Latvian Ministry of Environment (MoE). The Agency is responsible for implementation of Latvia`s policy in<br /> geology, meteorology, climatology, hydrology, ambient air quality and impacts of long-range transboundary air pollution.</p>
    Main Activities: 
    Agency: - provides observations of environment, geology, hydrology and meteorology ; - establish and develop a uniform environmantal information system; - provides environmental, meteorological and geological information to the international, governmental institutions and general public
    Area of work/experience
    Geographic Domain:: 
    National
    Latvia
    Societal Sector: 
    Central government
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development: 
    Using GIS for map production for public information