INSPIRE Knowledge Base

OWL

Description
Organisation: 
OceanWise Limited
Acronym: 
OWL
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
Independent consulting company specialising in the implementation of SDI in the marine and coastal environment.
Formal Mandate: 
None
Mandate: 
Privately owned company.
Activities: 
Data publishing (via www.GeoStore.com); Data management consulting and system implementation; Training and capacity building especially internationally
Membership: 
OceanWise Limited.
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
  • contribute to cost/benefit analysis of the draft Implementing Rules
  • 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
    International
    International
    Societal Sector
    Private and Public
    Specific Expertise
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    Helped establish and expert contributor to International Hydrographic Organisation Marine SDI Working Group. Involved in development of UK's Location Information Infrastructure representing marine and coastal sector
    Environmental application domains
    Marine and Coastal
    Primary Business
    Implementing SDI in marine and coastal environments