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The program

For easy and inexpensive access to geo-information

80 percent of all political and business decisions have spatial relevance. The program «» intends to create easy and inexpensive access to an optimal selection of geo-information by establishing a National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI).

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Photo: Geomatics Switzerland
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Photo: BLS Lötschberg train
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Photo: swisstopo

In order to reach this goal, it is essential to include all parties involved in geo-information. Sponsors of are: the federal government (its coordinating organ GCS-COSIG), the cantons (represented by "IKGEO", the coordinating organ for Geoinformation of the cantons), the municipalities and cities (represented by local authorities) as well as the collective representatives of SOGI (Swiss Organisation for Geographic Information), i.e., private industry, educational institutions and non-governmental associations.

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c/o Geoinformation und Vermessung
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CH-6002 Luzern

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