INSPIRE Knowledge Base

GIGAS

Description
Organisation: 
GEOSS, INSPIRE and GMES an Action in Support
Acronym: 
GIGAS
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
Metadata and data validation
Formal Mandate: 
None
Mandate: 
Representative on the World Data System Science Committee
Activities: 
Provision of Geospatial geophysical and ionospheric data from Southern Hemisphere Observatories
Membership: 
Research Institute of the South African National Research Foundation
Comments: 
I am interested in INSPIRE as a model for the World Data System Scientific data and also for the development of similar policies for South Africa and Southern Africa.
Typology: 
Regional
PROPOSED ROLE IN INSPIRE DEVELOPMENT

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

  • contribute to awareness raising and training
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    Regional
    South Africa
    Societal Sector
    Research and Education
    Specific Expertise
    Specific Expertise: 
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    None
    Primary Business
    Deployment of atmospheric sensors in remote Southern Hemisphere areas