Open European gazetteer and associated location data survey

The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission (JRC) in collaboration with Eurogeographics is undertaking a ‘Open European gazetteer and associated location data survey’ as part of the five-year European Location Interoperability Solutions for e-Government (ELISE) action, which is supported by the ISA2 programme. The results will be used to implement relevant ‘gazetteer’ solutions, starting with a pilot informed by the survey. Data user or applications developers are kindly asked to share their views on what applications and functionality would be of value from an open pan-European service, for example cross-border or multinational applications, or national applications that may benefit from a pan-European and multi-lingual service. Data suppliers, on the other hand, are kindly asked to share their views on what open data and services are provided by their organisations, whether it is authoritative or non-authoritative (e.g. community-sourced) and what cross-border or multi-national applications they already support or they envisage will benefit from such a service. For taking part, please follow the link to Open European gazetteer and associated location data survey

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News from EUROGI Members – IRLOGI: Invitation to Webinar “State of OpenStreetMap Ireland”

The webinar will take place on Wednesday 11th October at 14.00 CEST and will be presented by Ciaran Staunton, who will be speaking in his private capacity but is an Administrative Officer in Fingal County Council.  Ciarán will provide background information about OpenStreetMap, the state of play for Ireland and will mention an initiative to put OSM Ireland on a sound administrative footing.  He will also highlight ways in which citizens can become involved in developing OSM Ireland. Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1607469892935293443

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News from EUROGI Members – DDGI: Copernicus at Intergeo 2017

Together with the European Commission, the European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) and the German Aerospace Center (DLR), DDGI would like to present selected use cases of Copernicus data and information. On Wednesday (September 27th, 2017), a number of key experts will give brief talks on the use of Copernicus (in German): The DDGI as part of the Copernicus Relay Network // Dr. Andreas Müterthies, DDGI Collecting forestry data with Copernicus // Birte Klein, Landesbetrieb Wald und Holz North Rhine-Westphalia Being up-to-date in official surveying: change detection using Copernicus data // Dr. Christian Lucas, Landesamt für Vermessung und Geoinformation Schleswig-Holstein Digital Fields: How Copernicus supports the digitization of agriculture // Dr. Sebastian Fritsch, green spin GmbH, Würzburg Infrastructure and Transport: Potentials for planning and monitoring // Oliver Lang, Airbus Defense and Space, Potsdam Using satellite data of surface water bodies // Dr. Björn Baschek, bfg – Federal Institute for Water Sciences, Koblenz The national Copernicus platform CODE-DE: Introduction and live demonstration // Alexander Klaus, GAF AG When? Wednesday 27 September 2017 from 14:00 to 16:00 Where? Copernicus / Galileo booth European Commission (Hall 3.1, Booth A3.060)

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