Our Role

CGI structure April 2014

CGI's mission

To foster the interoperability and exchange of geoscience information, by active community leadership, collaboration, education, and the development and promotion of geoscience information standards and best practice.

CGI's vision

  • that geoscience information can be exchanged, understood, and used without limitation,
  • that geoscience information can be readily integrated with standards-based information from other knowledge domains,
  • that geoscience information is semantically rich and structured to enable seamless interaction in all environments,
  • that global education about the management, modelling, exchange, and use of geoscience information enables its best possible application,
  • for the benefit of all society.