The objective of this service is to assist the EEA in implementing the cross-cutting activities for coordination of the in situ component of the Copernicus Programme. ITHACA is part of a consortium led by e-Geos which includes also ISPRA and Evenflow. The activities performed are aimed to:
- establish and maintain an overview of the state of play of in situ data for Copernicus services;
- provide in situ data including access to reference data for Copernicus services;
- manage partnerships with data providers to improve access and use conditions of in situ data for Copernicus services;
- support to the EC and Copernicus services on in situ data issues.