Jun 10, 2008

Supporting the implementation of an operational GMES service in the field of emergency management

The European Commission has published a call for tender to support the implementation of an operational GMES service in the field of emergency management.

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The tender will focus on establishing the necessary interfaces between the users and the GMES service providers to ensure that the Earth observation-based information will be provided in accordance with the technical specifications and quality standards that allow service integration into the user’s operational workflow.

This tender will support the operational uptake of the GMES Emergency Response Core Service for all kinds of emergencies, both inside and outside the European Union. For external actions, priority will be given to damage assessment after major natural disasters, such as earthquakes and floods. In the European Union, priority will be given to damage assessment in the event of major floods, forest fires and seismic events.

Further information can be found at
http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/space_research
http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/calls/calls.html

Source GMES.Info