Soil protection information system BIS-BoKat

BIS-BoKat is a soil protection information system. It is used to monitor suspected contaminated sites such as former military areas or disused chemical sites. In accordance with the provisions of the State Soil Protection Act these areas may be classified as suspected contaminated site.

Both factual and graphical data are documented for possibly further hazard investigation and remediation measures in the subsequent assessment.

The information system includes information on use history and past events on land relevant to soil protection. It implements the legislation framework BBodSchG, BBodSchV, LBodSchG in a multi-stage process. It starts with "acquisition" and continues with "hazard assessment" and "hazard prevention"