Federal Geographic Data Committee


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Federal Geographic Data Committee

(FGDC)

ftp://fgdc.er.usgs.gov/gdc/html/fgdc.html.

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Several studies assess the impact of SDIs including SDCs (Renong Berhad 1995, PriceWaterhouse 1995, Canadian Council of Land Surveyors, Canadian Institute of Geomatics, Geomatics Industry Association of Canada 2000, Berends and Weesie 2001, Fornefeld and Oefinger 2001, Federal Geographic Data Committee 2002, Pasca et al.
The National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) and the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) became concerned about the lack of guidance regarding access to spatial information.
For example, in 1990, the Office of Management and Budget established the Federal Geographic Data Committee to promote the coordinated use, sharing, and dissemination of geospatial data nationwide.
Externally to DOT, the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) is leading the overall data collection efforts.
This early archiving effort made it clear that a statewide infrastructure-based approach was required, one that would build from existing geospatial data infrastructures that were evolving under the auspices of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI), Federal Geographic Data Committee, and Geospatial One-Stop.
Federal Geographic Data Committee to accommodate the unique characteristics of maps and geospatial resources.

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