Call for the development of a European flood geographic information system.

September 13, 2005

Brussels, 12 Sep 2005

The European Commission's Research DG, Joint Research Centre (JRC), Institute for Environment and Sustainability has published a call for tenders relating to the development of a European flood geographic information system, 'EU-Flood-GIS'.

The purpose of this invitation to tender is the development of a European flood geographic information system (EU-Flood-GIS) in support of the research activity on early flood alerts on European scale of the JRC. The EU-FLOOD-GIS will provide the European Flood Alert System (EFAS) with hydrological and meteorological data and corresponding metadata from all trans-national European river basins.

The EU-FLOOD-GIS will follow as much as possible the principles that have been outlined in the Inspire proposal ( COM(2004) 516 final). In particular, the service foresees:
- the creation of catalogues with metadata about existing hydrological and meteorological data, including terms of acquisition and of data or data access licenses, from all trans-national river basins;
- the design of the system architecture and its implementation, and;
- collection of data and/or data access rights.

The estimated value of the contract is 2 million euro

For further information, please contact:


European Commission
Joint Research Centre (JRC), Institute for Environment and Sustainability
Attn: Ms Patrizia Rivolta
I-21020 Ispra
Fax: +39 332 78 95 40.
E-mail: JRC-IES-TENDER@cec.eu.int


To see the full details of the call, please consult the following web address:
htt p://ted.publications.eu.int/udl?REQUE ST=Seek-Deliver&LANGUAGE=en&DOCI D=173230-2005
Remarks: The deadline for requesting tender documents is 23.09.2005.
The deadline for submitting tender documents is 25.10.2005.


Before contacting the Commission, tenderers are strongly advised to consult the original call text in the Official Journal of the European Union at the reference below.

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