The Arctic SDI joint effort aims at creating a spatial data infrastructure for the Arctic region. It’s a cooperation network of National mapping agencies in Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Russia, Canada and USA. It’s goal is to create an easy-to-use single point access for map and other geographic data of the Arctic region from various producers. NLS has representatives in the project board and various working groups; Finland will be Chair of the Board 2017-2019. NLS has also been responsible for creating the project geoportal using the Oskari.org platform.