IUGS Commission on Management and Application of Geoscience Information (CGI)

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History

Founded 1967, Ottawa ON (Canada), as a committee of International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS), with the title IUGS Commission on Storage, Automatic Processing and Retrieval of Geological Data (COGEODATA). Restructured 5 Apr 1974, Paris (France); 23 Aug 1976, Sydney (Australia). Became a Commission of IUGS July 1980, Paris; restructured July 1989, Washington DC (USA). Combined with IUGS Commission on Geological Documentation (COGEODOC). Reactivated Feb 2002, following several years of inactivity. Also formerly known by the initials COGEOINFO; new initials (CGI) adopted Oct 2002.

Aims

Foster interoperability and exchange of geoscience information, by active community leadership, collaboration, education and development, and promotion of geoscience information standards and best practice.

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Activities

Networking/liaising; knowledge management/information dissemination; standards/guidelines.

Structure

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 65 countries
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Subjects *

  • Geophysics
    • Geophysics
  • Action
    • Application
  • Information
    • Information
  • Management
    • Management

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

UIA Org ID

E5196

Last News Received

11. Oct 2017
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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