INSPIRE Knowledge Base

National Land Survey of Finland

LMO Description
National Land Survey of Finland
LMO Contact Information
Contact Organisation: 
Coordinator of International Affairs
Contact Name: 
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Contact Address: 
PO Box 84, FIN-00521 Helsinki
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Contact Email:
Contact Fax: 
+358 205415009
Contact Telephone: 
+358 205415564
Proposed role in INSPIRE development
  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • register a project to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Level of authority: 
    Formal Mandate: 
    The National Land Survey is responsible for Finland's cadastral system and mapping. One of the tasks of the NLS is the promotion of shared use of geographic information.
    Main Activities: 
    NLS produces and provides information on and services in real estate, topography and enviroment. NLS is active internationally, e.g. in many European wide GI-projects and in Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI) Association. NLS coordinates the production of EuroGlobalMap database, which covers 35 European countries.
    Area of work/experience
    Geographic Domain:: 
    Societal Sector: 
    State Authority
    Specific Expertise: 
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development: 
    NLS has been involved in the INSPIRE preparation phase and takes part in the work of the INSPIRE Expert Group. NLS has much experience in production of international GI-databases and has acted as coordinator of such projects.
    Primary Business: 
    Surveying and mapping
    Environmental application domains: