INSPIRE Knowledge Base

Astrium Geo-Information Services

Description
Organisation: 
Services in Earth Observation
Acronym: 
Astrium Geo-Information Services
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
to develop industrial services derived from Earth Observation to serve the community of users in the fields of environment, agriculture, risks, security, etc.
Formal Mandate: 
None
Mandate: 
Private and commercial company only owned by Astrium
Activities: 
Data acquisition (from Earth Observation satellites, from airborne sensors, from ground sensor), - Process, hosting and distribution of EO data, - Geo-information production (cartography, 3D, applications in the following: risk, agriculture, security, geology, insurance, defence, etc.) - Development and marketing of geodata production systems, - Expertise and Consultancy in SDI (GIS, etc) and in geo-information production and distribution.
Membership: 
Astrium Astrium Geo-Information Services SpotImage Infoterra UK Infoterra Gmbh
Typology: 
Regional
Sectorial
Thematic
PROPOSED ROLE IN INSPIRE DEVELOPMENT

Which role(s) do you foresee for the SDIC in INSPIRE development

  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • allocate experts to Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • participate in the review process
  • yes
  • contribute to cost/benefit analysis of the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • implement pilot projects to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • register a project to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    International
    worldwide
    Societal Sector
    Private Sector
    Specific Expertise
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    INSPIRE NS DT - contributing member INSPIRE SDS WG - contributing member (mandated by France) GEOSS AIP3 - Disaster Management WG Leader and contributor GEOSS AIP4 (on going) GMES FP7 SAFER - Prime and contributor GMES FP7 Geoland-II Prime and contributor GIGAS member CEN TC/287 WG5 - TR15449 SDI Reference Model - contributor Part I&II Development of SDI.
    Environmental application domains
    Monitoring Wetland , Monitoring Bathing water , Monitoring Water pollution, Spatial Planning , Monitoring Urban sprawl, Fringe area development , Transport development, Urban development , Rural development, Water Resources Management, Vegetation Management, Soil resources Management, Energy Management, Mineral resources Management, Man-made Hazard Management, Transport and pipe-lines Management, Industrial sites Management , Hazardous waste Management, Earthquake & volcano Prevention and Management, Drought Prevention and Management , Forest Fire Prevention and Management , Floods & extreme weather Prevention and Management Landslide Prevention and Management, Tsunami Prevention and Management,
    Primary Business
    Map producer and Geo-information Services