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Abstract

This report provides a summary of the outcomes of a two-day workshop organized by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission in partnership with the US Federal Geographic Data Committee, GeoConnections Canada, and the Geoide Network. The meeting was hosted by the JRC on the 12-13 January 2006 at its premises in Ispra, Italy. Report is structured in four Sections: the first, provides background to the issue addressed and sets the problem space; the second, highlights examples of current best practice in Europe and North America; the third discusses the relationship between RoI/Cost Benefit Analysis for SDIs and related work undertaken for e-government initiatives; and the fourth, summarises the key issues and identifies directions for future work in this field.

Additional information

Authors: CRAGLIA M, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Ispra (IT);NOWAK J, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 22294 EN (2006), 61 pp. Free of charge
Availability: http://bookshop.europa.eu/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/WFS/EU-Bookshop-Site/en_GB/-/EUR/ViewPublication-Start?PublicationKey=LANA22356 (Catalogue Number: LA-NA-22356-EN-C)
ISBN: ISBN: 92-79-02458-2
Record Number: 200718878 / Last updated on: 2007-03-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en