NEW CONCEPT ON LAND COVER / LAND USE INFORMATION SYSTEM IN SPAIN. DESIGN AND PRODUCTION
N. Valcarcel, A. Arozarena, L. Garcia-Asensio, G. Villa, J.J. Peces, E. Domenech, A. Porcuna
National Geographic Institute, Spain
The Spanish National Geographic Institute as National Reference Centre in Land Cover/Land Use has as one of its objectives to coordinate the information on land cover/land use in Spain using the support provided by EIONET for data transmission.
The information on Land cover/Land use is a basic infrastructure for the territory knowledge and the society development involves a good quality public infrastructure, so this information is going to be strongly promoted by the EU and its member states.
From the backgrounds of Corine Land Cover project in Spain, that meant a new cooperative way to work between the national and regional Spanish administrations and INSPIRE, it was considered to design a new National Land cover/Land use Information System called in Spain SIOSE project.
The objectives of this project are:
These objectives will be reached by: