Location of properties based on address identifiers: street name, real estate number and postal code, or other identifiers, if necessary.
Districts (rayons), cities/towns (municipalities), village (communes).
Areas defined by cadastral registers or equivalent.
Coordinate reference systems
Systems for uniquely referencing spatial information in space as a set of coordinates (x, y, z) and/or latitude and longitude and height, based on a geodetic horizontal and vertical datum.
Geographical grid systems
Harmonised multi-resolution grid with a common point of origin and standardised location and size of grid cells.
Names of areas, regions, localities, cities, suburbs, towns or settlements, or any geographical or topographical feature of public or historical interest.
Hydrographic elements, including all other water bodies and items related to them, including river basins and sub-basins.
Natural protected sites and built protected areas, designated or managed in accordance with the international or internal legal framework, with a view to meet specific conservation objectives.
Road, rail, air and water transport networks and related infrastructure, as well as the links between different networks.
Coordinate reference systems
Geographical grid systems
Digital elevation models for land surface, which include terrestrial elevation, bathymetry and shoreline.
Geology characterized according to composition and structure. Includes bedrock, aquifers and geomorphology.
Physical and biological cover of the earth's surface including artificial surfaces, agricultural areas, forests, (semi-)natural areas, wetlands, water bodies.
Geo-referenced image data of the Earth's surface, from either satellite or airborne sensors.
Agricultural and Aquaculture Facilities
Farming equipment and production facilities, including irrigation systems, greenhouses and stables.
Management/regulation zones and reporting units
Areas managed, regulated or used for reporting at international, European, national, regional and local levels. Includes dumping sites, restricted areas around drinking water sources, areas/points of waste water overflowing into water bodies, nitrate-vulnerable zones, regulated fairways at sea or large inland waters, areas for the dumping of waste, noise restriction zones, prospecting and mining permit areas, river basin districts, relevant reporting units and coastal zone management areas.
Physical conditions in the atmosphere. Includes spatial data based on measurements, models or a combination thereof, as well as locations for performing measurements.
Areas if relatively homogeneous ecological conditions, having common characteristics.
Geographical location of buildings.
Energy resources including hydrocarbons, hydro-energy, bio-energy, solar energy, wind energy etc., where relevant including information about extent of the resource, and its depth/height.
Environmental monitoring facilities
Location and operation of environmental monitoring facilities, including observation and measurement of harmful emissions and overflows, of the state of environment and of other ecosystem parameters (biodiversity, state protected areas, etc.) by or on behalf of public authorities..
Geographic areas characterized by specific ecological conditions, processes, structure and (life support) functions that physically support the organisms that live there. Includes terrestrial and aquatic areas distinguished by their geographical, abiotic and biotic features, whether being natural or semi-natural.
Human health and safety
Geographical distribution of dominance of pathologies (allergies, cancers, respiratory diseases, etc.), information indicating the effect on health (biomarkers, decline of fertility, epidemics) or well-being of humans (fatigue, stress, etc.) linked directly (air pollution, chemicals, depletion of the ozone layer, noise, etc.) or indirectly (food, genetically modified organisms, etc.) to the quality of the environment.
Territory characterized according to its current and future planned functional dimension or socio-economic purpose (e.g. residential, industrial, commercial, agricultural, forestry, recreational).
Meteorological geographical features
Weather conditions and their measurement: rainfall, temperature, evapo-transpiration, wind speed and direction.
Mineral resources including metal ores, industrial minerals etc., where relevant including information about extent of the resource, and its depth/height.
Natural risk zones
Vulnerable areas characterized according to natural hazards (all atmospheric, hydrologic, seismic, wildfire phenomena that, because of their location, severity, and frequency, have the potential to seriously affect society), e.g. floods, landslides and subsidence, avalanches, forest fires, earthquakes.
Population distribution and demography
Geographical distribution of people, including population characteristics and activity levels, level and index of population migration, aggregated by grid, region, administrative unit or other analytical unit.
The geographic distribution of animal and plant species, aggregated by grid, region, territorial-administrative unit or other analytical unit.
Units for dissemination or use of statistical information.
Soils and sub-soils characterized according to depth, texture, structure and content of particles and organic material, stoniness, erosion, where appropriate mean slope and anticipated water storage capacity.
Public utility and other governmental services
Includes public utility facilities such as sewage, waste management, energy supply, natural gas supply, water supply, electronic communication networks, as well as administrative and social public services, as well as civil protection shelters, schools and hospitals.
Production and industrial facilities
Industrial production sites, including water intake facilities, mining and authorized storage sites.