Pan-European and global cooperation

The Land Board became a full member of EuroGeographics » in 2001.

EuroGeographics is the association of the European national mapping, land registry and cadastral agencies the purpose of which is to further the development of the European Spatial Data Infrastructure through collaboration in the area of geographic information.

The mission of EuroGeographics is to maintain a network which helps each member to improve their capabilities and role; to facilitate access to the member’s data, services and expertise; and to provide a strong voice to the members.

The main products and services of EuroGeographics to which the Land Board contributes are EuroBoundaryMap- 1:100 000 database of administrative units and statistical regions; EuroRegionalMap – 1: 250 000 topographic vector dataset; EuroGlobalMap – 1: 1 million topographic dataset, EuroDEM – Europe’s digital elevation model, 1:100 000, accuracy 8-10m.


The Land Board is a member of EuroSDR », a not-for-profit organisation linking National Mapping and Cadastral Agencies with Reasearch Institutes and Universities in Europe for the purpose of applied research in spatial data provision, management and delivery.  

The Land Board represents Estonia in the Struve Geodetic Arc » Coordinating Committee, the Arc was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List » in 2005.

The Land Board participates in the work of EUREF » (the IAG Reference Frame Sub-Commission for Europe), which deals with the definition, realization and maintenance of the European Reference Frame. The Land Board had the honour to host EUREF Symposium 2019 in Tallinn.

The Land Board is a member of EUPOS » (European Position Determination System) Steering Committee. EUPOS is an international non-profit initiative of public institutions providing GNSS augmentation services. 

The Land Board represents Estonia in the European Regional Committee of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM:Europe »). The aim of UN-GGIM:Europe is to ensure that the national mapping and cadastral authorities and national statistical institutes in the European UN Member States, the European Institutions and associated bodies work together to contribute to the more effective management and availability of geospatial information in Europe, and its integration with other information, based on user needs and requirements.

Last updated: 02.01.2020