INSPIRE Knowledge Base

Astrium Services / Infoterra

Description
Organisation: 
Services in Earth Observation
Acronym: 
Astrium Services / Infoterra
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 and gathering the services of Infoterra companies in UK, Germany and France
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: 
Infoterra GmbH Infoterra Ltd Infoterra SAS
Typology: 
Regional
Sectorial
Thematic
PROPOSED ROLE IN INSPIRE DEVELOPMENT

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

  • allocate experts to Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • participate in the review process
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    International
    worldwide
    Societal Sector
    private sector
    Specific Expertise
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    - OGC member, -Prime and contributing member in SAFER FP7 GMES Project -Prime and contributing member in Goeland II - development of SDI - GIGAS member
    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
    mapping