INEGI’s Information System on Climate Change project wins Geospatial Excellence Award

INEGI’s Information System on Climate Change project wins Geospatial Excellence Award

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Luis Gerardo Esparza Ríos (C), Deputy General Director, National Institute of Statistics and Geography of Mexico (INEGI), Mexico receiving the award from Mark Reichardt (L), President and Chief Executive Officer of the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc

The Netherlands – Information System on Climate Change project by National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI), Mexico, has won the Geospatial World Excellence Award. The award was received by Luis Gerardo Esparza Ríos, Deputy General Director, National Institute of Statistics and Geography of Mexico (INEGI), Mexico at Geospatial World Forum 2016.

The Information System on Climate Change is part of the National Geographic Information and Environment Subsystem and is the result of the coordinated work of the members of the national information subsystems.

INEGI is the in-charge of the project, according to the General Law of Climate Change, and in accordance with the law of the National System of Statistics and Geographic Information.
The System integrates, updates, and socialize the statistical and geographical information and indicators that are generated and available in Mexico, on the following topics: climate, soil, ecosystems, water resources, climate change, emissions of gases and compounds greenhouse, mitigation, vulnerability, population and biodiversity, among other projects.