Introduction of digital mapping techniques in the 28 counties of Latvia related to the offices of the national mapping agency (State Land Service). Major components are: Training of regional staff, procurement of hard- and software, training of technical staff from State Land Service, HQ. Development of demo-GIS for Jurmala city. Detailed analysis of GIS infrastructure in State Land Service, HQ. Implementation of limited GIS facilities for data capture, conversion and editing. Development of first phase of a national standard for digital maps – object catalogue.