INSPIRE Knowledge Base

State Institute for Nature Protection

LMO Description
Organisation: 
State Institute for Nature Protection
Proposed role in INSPIRE development
  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Details
    Level of authority: 
    National
    Croatia
    Formal Mandate: 
    <p>State Institute for Nature Protection is<br /> the Croatian public authority responsible<br /> for creation and maintenance of the<br /> following INSPIRE Data Themes: Annex I. 9.<br /> Protected sites (Natura 2000 and national<br /> protected sites in accordance to Croatian<br /> Nature Protection Act); Annex III. 18.<br /> Habitats and biotopes; 19. Species<br /> distribution.</p>
    Main Activities: 
    The State Institute for Nature Protection (SINP) is a central institution responsible for activities of specialized nature protection in Croatia. Institute performs a number of activities with the aim to ensure the maintenance and enhancement of nature conservation in Croatia in the long run by high quality expertise work and supports the Ministry of Environmental and Nature Protection (MENP) in nature protection activities. The basic activities of the State Institute for Nature Protection are aimed at organizing and coordinating the inventory and monitoring of the state of biodiversity. Within this framework, the Institute collects, processes and compiles data on the state of nature, drafts reports, keeps maintains databases and prepares expert bases for the protection of individual components of biological and landscape diversity. State Institute for Nature Protection is the Croatian public authority responsible for creation and maintenance of the following INSPIRE Data Themes: Annex I. 9. Protected sites (Natura 2000 and national protected sites in accordance to Croatian Nature Protection Act); Annex III. 18. Habitats and biotopes; 19. Species distribution.
    Area of work/experience
    Geographic Domain:: 
    National
    Croatia
    Societal Sector: 
    public institution, nature protection
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development: 
    for creation and maintenance of the following INSPIRE Data Themes: Annex I. 9. Protected sites (Natura 2000 and national protected sites in accordance to Croatian Nature Protection Act); Annex III. 18. Habitats and biotopes; 19. Species distribution. We are currently working on compliance of our spatial data with INSPIRE Data Specifications. We have already establish web services based on OGC standards.
    Primary Business: 
    Nature protection
    Environmental application domains: 
    Monitoring Biodiversity