National Spatial Data Infrastructures (NSDI) has emerged as a means of exchanging and providing information throughout a country. The goals of an NSDI are many, but some of the more prominent goals include: transparency, improved data quality, reduced costs, and increased data availability and interoperability for governmental, public, private and academic sectors. Swedesurvey provides services and solutions for all aspects of an NSDI. 

National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI)

Standards for Information Exchange

  • Cooperation in networks as the basis for the infrastructure
  • Information structure
  • Technical infrastructure
  • National metadata catalogue
  • Geodetic reference systems
  • Research, development and education
  • Legal framework
  • Financing and price models
  • International Cooperation (EULIS, INSPIRE etc.)


  • Continuously Operating Reference Station (CORS)
  • Digital Terrain Model (DTM)
  • Laserscanning (LIDAR)
  • Support and advisory
  • Procurement


  • Airborne Photography
  • Orthophoto production
  • Scanning and Digitizing
  • Photogrammetry
  • Remote Sensing
  • Topographic mapping
  • Cartography
  • Map Distribution
  • Procurement


  • Cadastral survey
  • Measuring for mapping and infrastructure
  • Usage of Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
  • Data Capture by field methods

Gegraphical and Land Information Systems

  • System Development
  • Data capture and migration
  • Database management
  • Data preparation and structure
  • Cadastral mapping
  • Thematic mapping
  • IT-Infrastructure
  • IT-Maintenance
  • Procurement