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This page provides access to resources related to implementation and register of INSPIRE code lists.

Feel free to either browse the useful links below related to INSPIRE code lists, or open a new discussion topic to solve your questions, share views or issues in the scope of generic code lists topics (implementation, maintenance, register, etc.).

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The INSPIRE metadata code list register is an specific register of the INSPIRE Registry which contains the code lists and their values, as defined in the INSPIRE implementing rules on metadata (Commission Regulation (EC) No 1205/2008).

The General Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus - GEMET - has been developed as an indexing, retrieval and control tool for the European Topic Centre on Catalogue of Data Sources (ETC/CDS) and the European Environment Agency (EEA), Copenhagen. 

The basic idea for the development of GEMET was to use the best of the presently available excellent multilingual thesauri, in order to save time, energy and funds. GEMET was conceived as a “general” thesaurus, aimed to define a common general language, a core of general terminology for the environment. Specific thesauri and descriptor systems (e.g. on Nature Conservation, on Wastes, on Energy, etc.) have been excluded from the first step of development of the thesaurus and have been taken into account only for their structure and upper level terminology.

Find more details here.

The GEMET INSPIRE Spatial Data Themes is a particular section of the GEMET Thesaurus which deals with the register and maintenance of INSPIRE Spatial Data Themes as concepts (names and definitions for each theme).