Interview with international experts on geographic information systems (GIS)
In June Standards Norway hosted the meeting of the international standardization committee on geographical information systems (GIS) ISO/TC 211. During the meeting, which took place in Tromsø in northern Norway, north of the Arctic Circle, we interviewed some of the experts about the importance of GIS.
Mr Olaf Østensen from the Norwegian Mapping Authority is chair of the committee, and Bjørnhild Sæterøy from Standard Norway is the committee secretary. This is what Østensen said about the importance of standards for GIS:
The other interviews you can find on Standards Norway’s YouTube channel by clicking on the links below. The following experts were interviewed:
The committee has developed a series of standards. Below are examples of some of the most important ones.