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  • Lena Hallin-Pihlatie
    Lena Hallin-Pihlatie created a page Cross-thematic presentations (LCLU)
    INSPIRE Conference 2017, Kehl & Strasbourg   EAGLE data model for land monitoring - Use cases and state of play INSPIRE Conference 2016, Barcelona Deriving Copernicus land cover and land use data from national datasets...
  • Lena Hallin-Pihlatie
    Lena Hallin-Pihlatie created a page Presentations on Land Cover
    INSPIRE Conference 2016, Barcelona Land Cover spatial datasets harmonization in Portugal using HALE Copernicus Land products on their way towards INSPIRE ELF Land Cover Vector products INSPIRE Land Cover GML dataset: validation and...
  • Lena Hallin-Pihlatie
    Lena Hallin-Pihlatie created a page Presentations on Land Use
    INSPIRE Conference 2017, Kehl & Strasbourg Generating INSPIRE PLU data on base of the German national standard XPlanung INSPIRE Conference 2016, Barcelona Development of Strategic Urban Land Use Analysis Model Deriving INSPIRE...
  • Lena Hallin-Pihlatie
    The aim of this page is to serve as a gateway to presentations on the previous INSPIRE Conferences, which are specifically related to the  INSPIRE Land Use and Land Cover themes. Navigate to sub-pages on the right, a bit...
  • Lena Hallin-Pihlatie
    Lena Hallin-Pihlatie added a new discussion topic The EAGLE concept
    In the land cover data specification (LC DS), there is not an obligation to use a single uniform nomenclature for Europe. Data providers fulfill INSPIRE compliance as long as they give the necessary metadata information of the spatial data together...
    • Stephan ARNOLD

      By Stephan ARNOLD

      Thank you Lena for integrating our EAGLE text here. The EAGLE group is currently working on a documentation of the EAGLE concept and an elaborated UML data model with, including fine-tuning issues that have come up since the first version of the model on EAGLE website. The documentation will be available from early 2015 on.

       

    • Stephan ARNOLD

      By Stephan ARNOLD

      Dear experts and interested data users/producers!

      The documentation of the EAGLE concept as well as the new release of the EAGLE Matrix and UML model chart is now available on the EAGLE Website:

      http://sia.eionet.europa.eu/EAGLE/#Achievements

      Please feel free to have a look at it. Details about the concept you can find in the entry above, or of course on the EAGLE Website.

    • Lena Hallin-Pihlatie

      By Lena Hallin-Pihlatie

      Thanks Stephan for sharing this information with us.

      Please note that Stephan also has started a discussion topic in the Land Use sub-group to collect feedback on the HILUCS code list, based on concrete suggestions from the EAGLE team . To check it out and to participate in the discussions please follow this link: HILUCS code list. Gathered feedback and comments will be discussed at the Inspire Land Cover and Land Use workshop at the GWF/Inspire conference

      PS. Please join the LU sub-group to get notified about the HILUCS discussions and to be able to post comments.

      Lena

       

  • Lena Hallin-Pihlatie
    Lena Hallin-Pihlatie added a new discussion topic National implementation plans (roadmap)
    Finnish data providers, with obligations in the Land Use theme, prepared and published an implementation plan for the implementation of the INSPIRE Land Use data specification in May 2014. Link to the report (In Finnish) The...
    • Lena Hallin-Pihlatie

      By Lena Hallin-Pihlatie

      Hi Julian,

      Based on your previous discussions (here and here) it seems you have some kind of implementation roadmap and coordination body in Spain both for ELU and PLU. It would be very useful to others if you could describe your roadmap and recommendations here and link to appropriate documentation.

      Please let us also know if you have set up any national code lists and agreed upon the responsibilities regarding their maintenance already?

      Best regards,

      Lena 

       

    • Julián DELGADO

      By Julián DELGADO

      Hi Lena

      In Spain, we have a Directive Council of Geographic Information Infrastructure (called in Spanish CODIIGE). This council was created in 2010 by means of the National transposition of INSPIRE Directive, carried out by the National Law LISIGE 14/2010

      Documentation about CODIIGE and LISIGE law (in Spanish)

      http://www.idee.es/web/guest/codiige

      http://www.idee.es/web/guest/espanol-lisige

      CODIIGE embraces the main tasks related with adoption, reporting, transformation, dialoguing between entities, etc. for all INSPRIE themes. To do that, CODIIGE established a group of experts for each thematic area and transversal issues. These groups are composed for national experts from public administrations at national and regional levels. Also in these themes are representatives from data provider for the main public data. I’m in charge of secretary for LC/LU group. We joined both themes into one for practical reasons, but with the objective to generate INSPIRE data individually for both themes.

      For the moment, and after INSPIRE head chiefs recommendations in 2016, to cover the national territory with at least one dataset to provide answers for European environmental actions, we decided to prioritize the work and effort in current and next months. During 2016 we are transforming and publishing national LC/LU system (SIOSE, national coverage 1:25.000) for LC and Existing LU INSPIRE needs. Planned LU cannot be addressed with SIOSE. In 2017 we have to puss actions for rest of national and information systems.

      About technical issues:

      • For LU. We assume HILUCS nomenclature and HSRCL, no additional developments done. The problem here is the identification of data, especially for Planned LU because the national system can be complemented with local/regional data. And local planned LU data, normally are not easy accesible.

      My best regards

      Julián

  • Julián DELGADO
    Julián DELGADO added a new discussion topic Layer naming in web services with different kinds of LC layers
    Hello group During the INSPIRE implementation of a web service for a Land Cover dataset characterised for more than one nomenclature we have a problem to give name for layers. The specifications establish only one layer per FeatureType and...
    • Lena Hallin-Pihlatie

      By Lena Hallin-Pihlatie

      I would like to draw your attention to an interesting discussion on a similar topic (layer naming) in the Earth Sciences cluster (Geology theme):

      https://themes.jrc.ec.europa.eu/discussion/view/13952/layer-naming

    • Lena Hallin-Pihlatie

      By Lena Hallin-Pihlatie

      Regarding layer naming in view services, one way of following the layer naming requirements of the data specifications for a view service whilst simultaneously using layer names that follow other user community needs, is to use group layering. The following solution has been proposed and accepted as IR conformant in a discussion topic in the Earth Sciences cluster (Geology theme). 

      --+ [SERVICE / ROOT LAYER NAME]

      --> [ROOT LAYER TITLE]

      --+--+ [GROUP LAYER NAME ~ follows data specification naming requirement]

      -->--> [GROUP LAYER TITLE ~ follows data specification naming requirement]

      --+--+--+ [LAYER NAME ~ layer of the data specification TYPE BUT following community convention]

      ...

      Inspired by the solution and applying these principles to the Land Cover theme it looks something like this:

      --+ [SERVICE / ROOT LAYER NAME] (anything applicable, for example SYKE_ LandCover or SYKE_Maanpeite)

      --> [ROOT LAYER TITLE] (anything applicable, for example SYKE ENG LandCover or SYKE FI Maanpeite)

      --+--+ LC.LandCoverSurfaces

      -->--> Land Cover Surfaces

      ABSTRACT: MappedFeature (of spatial objects type LandCoverUnit)

      --+--+--+ LC.LandCoverSurfaces.SYKE.FI.25HA.CLC.2000.level1 (European 1st, 2nd and 3rd level classification)  

      --+--+--+ LC.LandCoverSurfaces.SYKE.FI.25HA.CLC.2000.level2

      --+--+--+ LC.LandCoverSurfaces.SYKE.FI.25HA.CLC.2000.level3

      --+--+--+ LC.LandCoverSurfaces.SYKE.FI.25HA.CLC.2006

      --+--+--+ LC.LandCoverSurfaces.SYKE.FI.25HA.CLC.2012

      --+--+ LC.LandCoverRaster

      -->--> Land Cover Raster

      ABSTRACT: MappedFeature (of spatial objects type LandCoverGridCoverage)

      --+--+--+ LC.LandCoverRaster.SYKE.FI.25M.CLC.2000 (national 4th level classification)

      --+--+--+ LC.LandCoverRaster.SYKE.FI.25M.CLC.2006

      --+--+--+ LC.LandCoverRaster.SYKE.FI.20M.CLC.2012

      Any opinioin on this kind of solution from your side?

    • Lena Hallin-Pihlatie

      By Lena Hallin-Pihlatie

      Hi,

      One practical and INSPIRE compliant way of following the layer naming requirements of the INSPIRE data specifications is to use group layers - for example in the provision of layers representing different years in one view service. The group layers should then be structured in the following way:

      --+ [SERVICE / ROOT LAYER NAME]

      --> [ROOT LAYER TITLE]

      --+--+ [GROUP LAYER NAME ~ follows data specification naming requirement]

      -->--> [GROUP LAYER TITLE ~ follows data specification naming requirement]

      --+--+--+ [LAYER NAME ~ layer of the data specification TYPE BUT following community convention]

      The Geology community has agreed on the LAYER NAMEs (--+--+--+) . For details check here.

      I think the same kind of approach would be useful also for the Land Cover theme, for example when wanting to provide CLC for different years and CLC Change layers for different time periods in the same harmonised way. Could we come up and agree (together with EEA) upon an approach - from scratch or based on your experiences?

      Lena

  • Lena Hallin-Pihlatie
    The HELM project was carried out as a FP7 coordination action in 2011-2014. The major outcomes of the project are summarised in the HELM book More results, such as best practises, contact information for actors and stakeholders...
Land Cover & Use

Land Cover & Use

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