Overcoming Barriers to Regional SDI Development in the Americas

There is nothing else like INSPIRE in the Americas and most probably there never will be, according to Santiago Borrero from the GeoSUR Program. At its own pace and under its own circumstances, the region is advancing in the process to build a sound spatial data infrastructure (SDI) for the Americas. When asked to choose a starting point for this effort, he states it would be compounded by the establishment of SIRGAS – the unified reference system for South America – in 1993, the Int... (read more)

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