INSPIRE Knowledge Base

ESBN_WG_INSPIRE_Project_Soil

Description
Organisation: 
ESBN WG INSPIRE Project Soil
Acronym: 
ESBN_WG_INSPIRE_Project_Soil
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
to provide user requirements and reference material for the Annex III theme soil.
Formal Mandate: 
European Commission
Mandate: 
In the context of a contract awarded by JRC to a consortium of soil related organizations in Europe (JRC Framework contract: 384363)
Activities: 
The key project tasks include: Task A – Collection of user requirements of soil related applications and collection of “reference material.” Task B – Use Case development. Task C – In-depth analysis of the collected reference material.
Membership: 
Cranfield University (CU) – lead partner Alterra-Wageningen University and Research Centre (Alterra) Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) Szent Istvan University (SIU)) Umweltbundesamt – Austria (UBA-A)
Comments: 
This SDIC is concerned with the Annex III theme Soil
Typology: 
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
  • collect and describe user requirements related to Environmental policies
  • yes
  • register a project to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    Europe
    Europe wide
    Societal Sector
    Central Government, Research, Education
    Specific Expertise
    Specific Expertise: 
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    The consortium consists of specification development experts with expertise in the soil data theme as users, data, or information providers.
    Environmental application domains
    Soil resources management
    Primary Business
    Environmental management, Agriculture
    INSPIRE Data Themes
    Coordinator
    Producer
    User