Choose Index below for a list of all words and phrases defined in this glossary.

Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC)

index | Index

Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) - definition(s)

FGDC - [organizational issues] Acronym for Federal Geographic Data Committee. An organization established by the United States Federal Office of Management and Budget responsible for coordinating the development, use, sharing, and dissemination of surveying, mapping, and related spatial data. The committee is comprised of representatives from federal and state government agencies, academia, and the private sector. The FGDC defines spatial data metadata standards for the United States in its Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata and manages the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI).

Category=Geospatial ]

Source: esri, 19 April 2012 09:42:56, External 

Data Quality Glossary.  A free resource from GRC Data Intelligence. For comments, questions or feedback: