IGN/NGI (Institut Géographique National/Nationaal Geografisch Instituut) 

Nationaal Geografisch Instituut NGI

Institut Géographique National

Description The NGI has the following mission 1 Create and maintain the planimetric and precision geodetic net of Belgium 2 Ensure and update the aerial photographic coverage of the national territory 3 Develop topological structured topographic data bases and create maps out of these data 4 Process the data from airborne and spaceborne remote sensing 5 Within the framework of its specific activities carry out activities for third parties (thematic cards, precision measurements...) 6 Conduct applied research with regard to the development of the practised disciplines and publish the results of it 7 Establish and distribute standards and directives concerning the contents, the quality and the exchange format of the topographical data bases 8 Educate not only its own technical staff but also that of public and private institutions, as well as foreign stagiairs in the institutes scientific and technical disciplines 9 Manage a documentation centre. This contains a photo library, where aerial and satellite imagery is archived, a map library of old and modern maps and a scientific library which is specialised in geodesy and cartography 10 Commercialise its own products and services
Type Public institute
Address Ter Kamerenbos 13 Abbaye de la Cambre 13
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City 1000 Brussel Bruxelles
Country Belgium
Telephone + 32 2 629 82 82
Fax +32 2 629 82 83
E-mail sales@ngi.be
Website link
Members BAYERS Eric   Programme Manager
BRUYNSEELS Hugues   Programme Manager
SWARTENBROEKX Olivier  
VANDEN BERGHE Ingrid   General Manager
Applications Cartography
Data/service policy
Geography
IGN/NGI (Institut Géographique National/Nationaal Geografisch Instituut)
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