Geodata management in a European perspective – The European Geological Data Infrastructure (EGDI)

Dana Čápová , Jasna Šinigoj , Marc Urvois , Matt Harrison , Patrick Bell , Margarita Sanabria , José Román Hernández Manchado , Mikael Pedersen & Jørgen Tulstrup
In 2014, an analysis showed that EU had funded geoscientific data harmonisation projects with several hundred thousand Euros but that only a small fraction of the results were sustained a few years after the projects ended. EuroGeoSurveys therefore decided to establish the EGDI which was first launched in 2016. This version consisted of a web GIS, dedicated GIS viewers for specific geoscientific topics, numerous distributed web services, a metadata catalogue, a database for pan-European harvested...

Registration Year

  • 2022
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Affiliations

  • Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland
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  • Czech Geological Survey
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  • British Geological Survey
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  • Instituto Geológico y Minero de España
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  • Geological Survey of Slovenia
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  • Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières
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