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GISCO - Geographic Information System of the European Commission

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TitleGISCO - Geographic Information System of the European Commission
CreatorEurostat
DescriptionGISCO, a Eurostat service which promotes and stimulates the use of GIS within the European Statistical System and the Commission. It is responsible for the management and dissemination of the Geographical reference database of the Commission. It produces maps, spatial analysis, promotes geo-referencing of statistics and provides user support for Commission users of GIS. GISCO is one of the leaders of the INSPIRE initiative, supporting the implementation of the directive for the establishment of a European Spatial Data Infrastructure. The Geodata section contains datasets for download on NUTS boundaries, land cover, hyrography, transport networks, designated areas.
URLhttp://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/gisco/
LanguageEnglish
CountryEUROPE, EUROPEAN UNION
Keywordsland cover; biogeographical zones; biogeography; designated areas; vegetation; soil erosion; maps; geographic information systems; GIS; boundaries; protected areas
TypeInformation services, Maps, EC-EU resources
AccessPublic
 
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 Published: June 13 2007 | Last updated: November 11 2015