Monday, March 05, 2007

Chilean Minister shown interest on TeIR

Chilean Minister Mrs.Romy Schmidt Cmosija and her expert took a visit at the VÁTI poster.
Image taken by Pál Lévai of FÖMI for HUNAGI Visuals resource, 2007

Territorial information systems from Chile and Hungary were introduced

Dr. Volker Liebig , Head of ESA-ESRIN and H.E. Mrs. Romy Schmidt, Minister of National Goods, President of the Council of Ministers for the National System for Coordination of Territorial Information (SNIT) held the Welcome addresses at the 1st UN SDI Global Partner Meeting held in Frascati between 1-2 March 2007.

In Chile, a degree of standardisation and interoperability was achieved in the context of SNIT and the definition of the following core data components is beeing developed: reference system, hydrography, infrastructure, relief, political administrative bounderies, toponimy and ortho imageries. For the SNIT Metadata Catalogue the ISO 19115 metadata standard has been adopted. A complete set of information on SNIT has been collected for VATI and FÖMI. More on SNIT:
VÁTI, core stakeholder of UNSDI HUCO, provided an A0 size poster devoted to TeIR, the Hungarian Territorial Information System. The poster was frequently visited by the participants and even the Chilean Minister shown interest listening the summary of the system given by the Head of HUCO in front of the poster.
TeIR and its three features related to SDI were introduced also in the formal presentation of HUCO in the plenary session. The flyers prepared by Térinformatika Journal and HUNAGI were partly disseminated to selected participants, partly were displayed for take-away. The HUCO presentation is available at All presentations of the 2-day Meeting are available on the website under

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