INSPIRE Knowledge Base

LNE RS

Description
Organisation: 
LNE Remote Sensing Dept.
Acronym: 
LNE RS
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
The remote sensing dept. of LNE is a data producer and service provider in the field of infrared thermography and marine pollution monitoring.
Formal Mandate: 
National Government
Mandate: 
LNE is a a state-owned enterprise attached to the French Ministry of Industry. It was set up in 1901 to meet industrial testing and measurement requirements, especially in the fields of materials, machinery and physics.
Activities: 
Remote sensing, infrared thermography (air- and groundborne), radar, optical imaging, geoinformatics
Membership: 
State-owned enterprise
Typology: 
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
  • participate in the review process
  • yes
  • implement pilot projects to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • collect and describe user requirements related to Environmental policies
  • yes
  • contribute to awareness raising and training
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    Europe
    France and Europe
    Societal Sector
    local gov., central gov.
    Specific Expertise
    Specific Expertise: 
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    The remote sensing dept. has developed imaging systems for about 30 years, with a specific emphasis on the infrared portion of the EM spectrum. Applications in the field of building energy efficiency as well as marine pollution detection have been developed.
    Environmental application domains
    energy efficiency, marine pollution
    Primary Business
    aerial thermography, marine pollution monitoring