NAG-CITY partners have, since the group was formed in June 2011, been building the network, through a series of meetings and discussions, identifying key urban subsurface issues, and developing its strategy. To achieve this, the partners have agreed to share their collective urban:
NAG-CITY will as a result develop shared capabilities through common work programmes on:
Most importantly, a workshop was held in Utrecht on 16th March 2012, which brought together for the first time representatives of the NAG-CITY geological surveys and most of their partner cities (Glasgow, Odense, Hamburg, Oslo, Utrecht, Rotterdam and Amsterdam). The workshop, through a series of presentations and discussions, demonstrated the collective potential of NAG-CITY to City Partners and identified the way forward for the group as a whole (surface/subsurface issues we need to address, synergies, priorities for NAG-CITY if it is to assist decision making).