Global & international geospatial data
GRID-Geneva manages numerous high quality geospatial data sets at various scales (global, continental, national and subnational) on a variety of environment related themes. The data are provided free of charge to users around the world.
The GRID core datasets
They include a selected set of basic fundamental geospatial data held by Grid-Geneva, and collected from external sources. They are directly accessible through the following link:
The Grid Core Datasets share the following characteristics :
|• Global geographical extent||• Actual access to the physical resource|
|• Latest available version||• Include metadata (ISO19115|
|• Used regularly by Grid staff||• Ensure Interoperability and services|
|• Easy access from everywhere||• Data served without any modification|
Local geospatial data
Switzerland and Geneva dataBesides, in collaboration with the University of Geneva and through various research, projects, UNEP/GRID-Geneva is developing and managing the UNIGE/GRID-SDI in order to make geospatial and tabular databases available to end-users.