|Title||SDI – national to global : perspectives from the UK academic sector|
|Publication Type||Conference Paper|
|Year of Publication||2015|
|Authors||Smyth, Conor G.|
|Conference Name||27th International Cartographic Conference|
|Publisher||International Cartographic Association (ICA)|
|Conference Location||Rio de Jaineiro, Brazil|
The development of a national academic SDI has served to benefit users for over 15 years. The impact of EDINA’s work is far-reaching and has been built on an enviable reputation for innovation and the adoption of largely open geospatial technologies and standards. Whilst primarily focussed on the academic sector, EDINA supports external partners, such as UK government. Many activities are exemplar models for wider applications elsewhere.