Resources on SDI Assessment
Spatial Data Infrastructures: General Information
Extensive requirements description for the creation of SDI. Definitions, Metadata, Standards, Implementation, Geospatial Data Catalogue, Geospatial Data Access and Delivery, Related Services, Case Studies, Terminology.
Spatial Data Infrastructures: Assessment
Contribution to the extended impact assessment of INSPIRE
Assessment of INSPIRE, social and economical consequences (2003).
Extended Impact Assessment of INSPIRE based on revised scope
changes that should be applied to the first study on INSPIRE assessment. (2004)
Assessing the impacts of Spatial Data Infrastructures. Report of International Workshop on Spatial Data Infrastructures, Cost-Benefit / Return on Investment, Ispra, Italy.
This report analyses what exists in SDI social-economical assessment and what should be done in the future.
A Cost-Benefit Analysis of The National Map, USGS.
The National Map is a consistent framework for geographic knowledge. It provides public access to high-quality, geospatial data and information from multiple partners to help support decision making by resource managers and the public.
PWC (2006), Socio-Economic Benefit Analysis of GMES
GMES socio-economic assessment: Strategic and Political Benefits, Benefits to EU external policies, Benefits in Preservation and Management of Natural Resources, and Benefits to Sustainable Growth.
RISE Cost-Benefit Analysis
The key objective of the RISE project is to develop methodologies and guidelines for the development of harmonised data product specifications. RISE provides with this document a process outlining the benefits of each of the steps of the RISE methodology on a qualitative level and identifies the areas which need to be considered in detail for a quantitative case by case study.
INSPIRE State of Play Study & Cost/Benefit issues
Reveals some serious issues around CBAs in SDI's, problems in quantification and qualification of benefits. Lithuanian case study.
Cost-Benefit Studies - Roger Longhorn
General recommendations for SDI assessments.
Cost-Benefit Indicators to Assess SDI Impact - Roger Longhorn
What should be made/thought before assessing SDI's: metrics, methodologies, relevant issues.
Designing Performance Indicators for Spatial Data Infrastructure Assessment - Garfield Giff
Framework for developing Performance Indicators for SDI Assessment.