Landmælingar Íslands ‐ The National Land Survey of Iceland, LMÍ (LMÍ)

Updated 2012-08-28

The main objective of National Land Survey of Iceland is to provide and share geographical information on Iceland. The Survey gathers and sells digital data on Iceland as well as selling digital aerial photos. The institute is located at Stillholt 16‐18 in Akranes 50 km from Reyekjavik where it has been located since January 1, 1999. The institute currently has a staff of 29. Main gaps: Not specified Network type: Thematic observations

Time frame

Project time span
1900 -
Data collection
1900 -
Data processing
1900 -
Data reporting
1900 -

Contact information

Contact person
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Magnús Guðmundsson, Director General

Parameters and Media

Not specified


Regions studied

Data availability

Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?

Methods & Procedures

Procedures and methodology used for, e.g., sampling and sample storage, sample pretreatment, extraction and analysis, including which laboratories are involved, references to methods employed, etc.

Main variable of the Land Survey is the geography of Iceland and mapping.

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
Other institutes involved in the project

Landmælingar Íslands ‐ The National Land Survey of Iceland, LMÍ (LMÍ)

Is this project reporting to other organizations/programmes?

Not specified Networks: Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure (Arctic SDI), EuroSDR (EuroSDR), INSPIRE; European Geoportal and cooperation of the Nordic Mapping and Cadaster Agencies (INSPIRE), EuroGeographics (EuroGeographics)

Indigenous AND traditional knowledge used in this project


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