INSPIRE Knowledge Base

GISC

Description
Organisation: 
European Environment Agency, GMES in-situ coordination project
Acronym: 
GISC
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
•to stimulate open access to all relevant in-situ data for operational GMES service provision; •to resolve the barriers for cost effective and sustainable data provision; •to ensure an operational framework for in-situ data for four GMES core services (Land, Marine, Atmosphere and Emergency Response).
Formal Mandate: 
European Commission
Mandate: 
FP7 project
Activities: 
•documenting the in-situ data needs and data requirements •cooperating with the users, stakeholders, and service providers; •exploring and determining methods to enable networks to provide the required in-situ data for GMES; •exploring approaches to the integration of in-situ assets and networks into long-term sustainable frameworks for GMES services; •providing ‘quick-wins’.
Membership: 
no members
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
  • participate in the review process
  • yes
  • register a project to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • contribute to awareness raising and training
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    Europe
    EU27
    Societal Sector
    research project under EU agency
    Specific Expertise
    Specific Expertise: 
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    none
    Environmental application domains
    Land, marine, atmosphere, emergency response
    Primary Business
    GMES in-situ coordination