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Publish Terrain, Climate, and Water Data (DK0067)

Overview

At-a-Glance

Action Plan: Denmark Action Plan 2019-2021

Action Plan Cycle: 2019

Status: Active

Institutions

Lead Institution: The Agency for Data Supply and Efficiency performs the secretarial function for the initiative and therefore has overall responsibility for progress and development. A steering group has been set up with representatives from the Agency for Data Supply and Efficiency, the Environmental Protection Agency, Local Government Denmark and the Danish Regions.

Support Institution(s): State stakeholders involved: The National Geological Studies for Denmark and Greenland, Den-mark’s Meteorological Institute, the Danish Coastal Authority. Other partners include: the Danish Road Directorate and Banedanmark (rail-way network). CSOs, companies, international organisations, working groups: Water abstraction supplies, waste water supplies, advisors (climate adaptation, watercourses, scheduling etc.). Workshops have been conducted with a broad spectrum of private and public actors. Project and follow-up groups have also been set up with supply and public users etc.

Policy Areas

Access to Information, E-Government, Environment and Climate, Land & Spatial Planning, Open Data, Public Service Delivery, Water and Sanitation

IRM Review

IRM Report: Pending IRM Review

Starred: Pending IRM Review

Early Results: Pending IRM Review

Design i

Verifiable: Pending IRM Review

Relevant to OGP Values: Pending IRM Review

Potential Impact: Pending IRM Review

Implementation i

Completion: Pending IRM Review

Description

What is the social problem that the commitment will address?
Data about terrain, climate and water has traditionally been compiled and owned by a number of different public authorities. There is a need to increase the availability of relevant data across the various authori-ties for use in the ever-increasing tasks and investment involving ar-eas such as urban planning, climate adaptation, watercourse manage-ment and challenges of rising ground water levels. Furthermore, ac-cess to previously inaccessible data will be increased. User work-shops and analyses have indicated that previous challenges caused by rising ground water levels only partially have been addressed and therefore this commitment has a particular focus on this issue.

What does the commitment entail?
The commitment collects terrain, climate and water data from a num-ber of authorities and actors. A Hydrological Information and Forecast-ing System (HIF) will be set up to provide a unified approach to data. Part of HIF will involve modelled calculations of strata close to the sur-face, with a view to mapping where past, present and future ground water levels were/are/will be in proximity to the surface.

How will the commitment contrib-ute towards solving the social problem?
All measures in this initiative are based on needs that have been ex-pressed by users who work with water supply, water drainage, climate adaptation, dissemination of water, climate and terrain data, agricul-ture, urban planning etc.

Why is this commitment relevant to OGP values?
The projects under this commitment differ in nature and will be able to create quality improvements and add value for a number of admin-istrations and private stakeholders. This value is partly due to the gen-eration of data that results in an improved basis for decision-making. Data in the commitment will be publicly accessible, which means that all actors, e.g. authorities, advisors, citizens and interest groups will be able to access the data, which may form part of the basis for decision-making by public authorities. Publicly accessible terrain, climate and water data help to inform the dialogue about the best way for us to manage climate change. It is important that transparency and trust will be assured in the decisions that are intended to secure Denmark for the future in a time where torrential rain is more frequent, winters are wetter and summers are dryer. Open terrain, climate and water data will help to increase the legitimacy of coming years’ climate adapta-tion, urban planning and investment in infrastructure.

Additional information
Total budget of DKK 43 million. This does not include the cost of sala-ries for the involved parties. The commitment is part of the Joint Public Digitisation Strategy 2016-2020 (commitment 6.1 Joint terrain, climate and water data). Other plans for the sector: Supply strategy, 2016.


Commitments

  1. Platform for Citizens to Access Data the Government Holds about Them

    DK0068, 2019, Data Stewardship and Privacy

  2. Oversight Body for Social Services Claims

    DK0069, 2019, Access to Justice

  3. Anonymous Whistleblower Portals for Justice System Employees

    DK0070, 2019, Anti-Corruption

  4. Open National Archives Data

    DK0064, 2019, Access to Information

  5. Open Workplace Health and Safety Data

    DK0065, 2019, Access to Information

  6. Climate Atlas

    DK0066, 2019, Access to Information

  7. Publish Terrain, Climate, and Water Data

    DK0067, 2019, Access to Information

  8. Open Data for Citizens and Media

    DK0050, 2017, Access to Information

  9. Data Registers on a Shared Public Distribution Platform

    DK0051, 2017, E-Government

  10. Information Portal for Day-Care Facilities

    DK0052, 2017, E-Government

  11. Open Data and Smart City Forum

    DK0053, 2017, Access to Information

  12. Open Data DK

    DK0054, 2017, Access to Information

  13. Overview of Own Cases and Benefits

    DK0055, 2017, E-Government

  14. Nationwide Deployment of Telemedicine

    DK0056, 2017, E-Government

  15. My Log

    DK0057, 2017, E-Government

  16. Civil Society National Strategy

    DK0058, 2017, Marginalized Communities

  17. Report a Rule

    DK0059, 2017, E-Government

  18. OGP Forum

    DK0060, 2017, Public Participation

  19. Denmark’S Country Program for Uganda

    DK0061, 2017, Aid

  20. The 18Th International Anti-Corruption Conference

    DK0062, 2017, Anti-Corruption

  21. IATI (International Aid Transparency Initiative)

    DK0063, 2017, Access to Information

  22. Service Check of Local Government Consultations

    DK0034, 2014, Public Participation

  23. Call on All Municipalities to Facilitate Advance Voting

    DK0035, 2014, Marginalized Communities

  24. Letter of Invitation to First-Time Voters Urging Them to Vote

    DK0036, 2014, Marginalized Communities

  25. User Friendliness Requirements Regarding Digital Self-Service Solutions

    DK0037, 2014, Capacity Building

  26. Plan for Inclusion During the Transition to Digital Communication

    DK0038, 2014, Capacity Building

  27. Common Public Sector Digital Communication Campaign

    DK0039, 2014, Capacity Building

  28. Principles for Collaboration on the Modernisation of the Public Sector as Well as the Establishment of a Centre for Public Innovation

    DK0040, 2014, Capacity Building

  29. “Free Municipality” Pilot Projects

    DK0041, 2014, Subnational

  30. Recommendations from Growth Teams

    DK0042, 2014, Private Sector

  31. Strategy for Digital Welfare

    DK0043, 2014, E-Government

  32. Implementation of a New Charter for Interaction Between Volunteer Denmark/Associations Denmark and the Public Sector

    DK0044, 2014, Civic Space

  33. “Open Data Innovation Strategy” (ODIS)

    DK0045, 2014, Access to Information

  34. Data Distributor for the Distribution of Basic Data

    DK0046, 2014, Access to Information

  35. Open Government Camp 2014

    DK0047, 2014, Capacity Building

  36. Open Government Assistance to Myanmar

    DK0048, 2014, Aid

  37. Opening Key Public Datasets

    DK0049, 2014, Access to Information

  38. Online Open Government Partnership Community

    DK0001, 2012, E-Government

  39. Online OGP Handbook for Public Authorities and Institutions

    DK0002, 2012, E-Government

  40. Starred commitment Management Labs and New Forms of Co-Operation

    DK0003, 2012, Public Participation

  41. Consultation and Transparency of Development Aid Programmes: Design Aid Programmes

    DK0004, 2012, Aid

  42. Innovate with Aarhus

    DK0005, 2012, Capacity Building

  43. Citizen Self-Services: Increasing the Use of User Ratings in the Citizen’s Port Borger.Dk

    DK0006, 2012, E-Government

  44. Open Government Camp

    DK0007, 2012, Public Participation

  45. Renewed Effort for Open Government Data

    DK0008, 2012, Access to Information

  46. Regional Initiative on Open Data

    DK0009, 2012, Access to Information

  47. Reuse of Open Source Software in the Public Sector

    DK0010, 2012, E-Government

  48. Citizen Self-Services: Binding Guidelines for Self-Service Solutions

    DK0011, 2012, Capacity Building

  49. Citizen Self-Services: Guidance and Information on Accessibility to Digital Solutions

    DK0012, 2012, E-Government

  50. Citizen Self-Services: Peer-To-Peer Learning Programmes to Help Citizens Use Digital Self-Service

    DK0013, 2012, Capacity Building

  51. Citizen Self-Services: Location-Based Content and Re-Use of Content in Borger.Dk

    DK0014, 2012, E-Government

  52. Less Reporting Through Increased Re-Use of Key Data

    DK0015, 2012, E-Government

  53. Mypage” for Businesses

    DK0016, 2012, E-Government

  54. Companies to Be “Born Digitally”

    DK0017, 2012, E-Government

  55. Creating a Mediation and Complaints Institution for Responsible Business Behaviour

    DK0018, 2012, Human Rights

  56. International Human Rights Conference

    DK0019, 2012, Human Rights

  57. Promote Social Responsibility in the Fashion Business

    DK0020, 2012, Private Sector

  58. Reporting on Human Rights and the Climate

    DK0021, 2012, Human Rights

  59. Country by Country Reporting in the Extractive and Forestry Industries

    DK0022, 2012, Anti-Corruption

  60. Legislative Principles for the Digital Age

    DK0023, 2012, Legislative

  61. Consolidated Key Data

    DK0024, 2012, E-Government

  62. App Store for Digital Learning Resources

    DK0025, 2012, E-Government

  63. Starred commitment Preparing a Digital Reform of the Public Welfare Areas

    DK0026, 2012, E-Government

  64. Consultation and Transparency of Development Aid Programmes: Transparency in Aid

    DK0027, 2012, Aid

  65. Tracking Progress of Universities’ Transition to Digital-Only Administrative Communication

    DK0028, 2012, Education

  66. Disclosure of Status Reporting From the National IT Project Council

    DK0029, 2012, E-Government

  67. Overview of Public ICT Architecture

    DK0030, 2012, E-Government

  68. Publication of Educational Materials on the Government’s ICT Project Model

    DK0031, 2012, Capacity Building

  69. Smart Aarhus and Smart Region: Smart Aarhus

    DK0032, 2012, E-Government

  70. Smart Aarhus and Smart Region: Smart Region

    DK0033, 2012, E-Government

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