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Mission statement

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OneGeology has adopted a simple mission statement:

'Make web-accessible the best available geological and other geoscience data worldwide at the best possible scales, starting with at least 1:1 million scale.'


The objectives of OneGeology are:

  • to be the provider of geoscience data globally
  • to ensure an exchange know-how and skills so all can participate
  • to use the global profile of OneGeology to increase awareness of the geosciences and their relevance

The goal of OneGeology is to bring the three described objectives together, underpinned by the commonly used geodata standards, for the benefit of the society.

On one side there are the geodata providers that need, want or have to share their geoscience data, while on the other side of the chain there are end users that need and want reliable access to the geoscience data, discoverable in one place and updated in the best possible way.

OneGeology makes it possible for these two groups to communicate effectively and promptly.