LPIS TG Population Introduction

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The quality assurance framework of LPIS is an integral part of LPIS management and upkeep processes. In this framework, the LPIS of a MS/Region is regarded as a system under test (SUT), and the testing procedures are under shared management by EC services and Member States as laid down by Article 6 of (EU) Regulation No 640/2014.

The shared management implies three distinct data exchanges between Member States and EC services as illustrated in figure 1:

  • Information about the System Under Test (SUT), described in the Model Test Suite or TG MTS. It is delivered as the MTS reporting package.
  • An extract of the population of LPIS reference parcels to act as the basis of sampling. It is delivered in the file lpisPointZeroState.gml.
  • The inspection records that result from performing the data value tests described in TG ETS on the sampled items. This set is delivered as the ETS reporting package.

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Figure 1: Main LPIS QA data exchange packages through the LPIS QA portal

This technical guidance describes the data product specification of the lpisPointZeroState.gml file that holds a population of reference parcels that will be subject to sampling.


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