RISE - Reference Information Specifications for Europe
Europe recognises the need for action to protect the environment and ensure the security of its citizens, needs to be met through its Space programme, EC Directives, GMES and INSPIRE. Central to their successful implementation is the development of common specifications for data documentation, collection, and exchange. The project will address this central issue of data harmonisation, which is widely considered a prerequisite for interoperability among spatial information systems.
The primary aim of the project will be to define geospatial data implementation specifications with the following main objectives: