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Water Information System for Europe

European Environmental Agency

Copenhagen, Denmark website

WISE (Water Information System for Europe) is a partnership between the European Commission (DG Environment, Joint Research Centre and Eurostat) and the European Environment Agency, known as “the Group of Four” (Go4). The web-portal connects the user to the information contained in the websites of the partners. The web-portal is grouped into sections which provides weblinks to:
- EU water policies (directives, implementation reports and supporting activities);
- data and themes (reported datasets, interactive maps, statistics, indicators): includes all the water-related information, not only specifically for marine and maritime issues;
- modelling (now - and forecasting services across Europe);
- projects and research (inventory for links to recently completed and ongoing water related projects and research activities).
  • Permanent
Geographical coverage
  • Regional (including Mediterranean sea basin)
Intended Users
  • Administrations/Authorities
  • Businessmen/Companies
  • General public
  • Organisations/Associations
  • Policy-makers/managers/planners
  • Researchers and scientists
Source of funding
  • EU Funds
Information format
  • Data
  • Metadata
  • Documents
  • Map/Gis
Country coverage
  • Cyprus
  • France
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Malta
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
Downloadable databases
  • Yes