INSPIRE Knowledge Base

Latvian Geospatial Information Agency

LMO Description
Latvian Geospatial Information Agency
Proposed role in INSPIRE development
  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
  • implement pilot projects to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
    Level of authority: 
    Formal Mandate: 
    <p>Public agency under the Ministry of Defense. The Agency responsible for implementation of Latvia policy in geodesy, cartography and geospatial information.</p>
    Main Activities: 
    1) to create and maintain the geographic reference data (topographic maps, aerial images, gazetteers etc.) for public and military purposes; 2) to establish and to develop common geographic information system; 3) to collaborate with other public authorities, local municipalities, NATO and EU bodies and International organizations and to share the geospatial information with them
    Area of work/experience
    Geographic Domain:: 
    Societal Sector: 
    central government
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development: 
    Using GIS for map production. Sharing the data between public authorities and private customers.
    Primary Business: 
    Mapping , Photogrammetry