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Establishing the European Border Surveillance System (Eurosur)
Article 10

Article 10 — European situational picture

  1. The Agency shall establish and maintain a European situational picture in order to provide the national coordination centres with effective, accurate and timely information and analysis.
  2. The European situational picture shall be composed of information collected from the following sources:
    1. national situational pictures, to the extent required by this Article;
    2. the Agency;
    3. the Commission, providing strategic information on border control, including shortcomings in the carrying-out of external border control;
    4. Union delegations and offices;
    5. other relevant Union bodies, offices and agencies and international organisations as referred to in Article 18;
    6. other sources.
  3. The events layer of the European situational picture shall include information relating to:
    1. incidents and other events contained in the events layer of the national situational picture;
    2. incidents and other events contained in the common pre-frontier intelligence picture;
    3. incidents in the operational area of a joint operation, pilot project or rapid intervention coordinated by the Agency.
  4. In the European situational picture, the Agency shall take into account the impact level that was assigned to a specific incident in the national situational picture by the national coordination centre.
  5. The operational layer of the European situational picture shall consist of the following sub-layers:
    1. a sub-layer on own assets, which contains information on the position, time, status and type of assets participating in the Agency joint operations, pilot projects and rapid interventions or at the disposal of the Agency, and the deployment plan, including the area of operation, patrol schedules and communication codes;
    2. a sub-layer on operations, which contains information on the joint operations, pilot projects and rapid interventions coordinated by the Agency, including the mission statement, location, status, duration, information on the Member States and other actors involved, daily and weekly situational reports, statistical data and information packages for the media;
    3. a sub-layer on environmental information, which includes information on terrain and weather conditions at the external borders.
  6. The information on own assets in the operational layer of the European situational picture shall be classified as RESTREINT UE/EU RESTRICTED.
  7. The analysis layer of the European situational picture shall be structured in the same manner as that of the national situational picture set out in Article 9(7).