National Geographic Institute Of Belgium NGI-IGN

Type(s)

Data Provider
Satellite Images

Owner

National Geographic Institute Of Belgium NGI-IGN

Organisation

National Geographic Institute Of Belgium NGI-IGN

Abstract

The National Geographic Institute of Belgium, created in pursuance of the Act of 8th June 1976, is a semi-public organization under the responsibility of the Ministry of Defence of Belgium.
The main actual statutory missions of the NGI-IGN are:

  • to establish and maintain the national planimetric and altimetric networks;
  • to carry out the aerial photographic coverage of the Kingdom;
  • to produce and update the topographic base maps as well as the derived maps;
  • to process the geographic data acquired by use of aerospatial remote-sensing techniques;
  • to digitize the cartographic data;
  • to carry out or implement, on behalf of third persons, products and services relating to the specific activities of the Institute;
  • to co-ordinate, collect and disseminate the topographic and cartographic information related to ground and subsoil;
  • to organize and manage a documentation centre for the aerial photographic and aerospatial remote-sensing coverage of the Kingdom.




Point of Contact

Postal address

Abbaye de la Cambre 13

Brussels
Brussels
1000
Belgium
 

Phone

+32 2 62 98 248

Fax

+32 2 62 98 212

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