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Qualitative monitoring of information infrastructures: A case study of INSPIRE

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  • Ian Masser
  • Joep Crompvoets

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This paper considers the experience of the implementation of the Directive 2007/2/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 March 2007 establishing an Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community (INSPIRE) as a case study of qualitative monitoring in building information infrastructures. It considers the nature of information infrastructures and possible approaches to qualitative monitoring in situations of this kind and describes the outcomes of two rounds of qualitative country reports prepared by the European Union national Member States in 2010 and 2013. The findings of the analysis highlight the great diversity of approaches developed by the participating countries and the complexity of the tasks involved as well as pointing to a number of areas of potential research on the implementation of information infrastructures.

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  • Ian Masser & Joep Crompvoets, 2018. "Qualitative monitoring of information infrastructures: A case study of INSPIRE," Environment and Planning B, , vol. 45(2), pages 330-344, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:sae:envirb:v:45:y:2018:i:2:p:330-344
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