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National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI)

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National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) - definitions

National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) - Information Infrastructure elements that make digital geographic information a part of everyone's digital information environment: data content and metadata standards; national Framework (base) data; metadata to help inventory, advertise, and intelligently search geographic data sets; a clearinghouse that allows for catalog searches across multiple geodata servers on the Internet; commercial geoprocessing products that interoperate through interfaces that conform to interoperability interface specifications; and partnerships to advance data sharing and NSDI development.

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Source: Open Geospatial Consortium, 25 June 2011 08:28:15, External

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NSDI - [data sharing] Acronym for National Spatial Data Infrastructure. A federally mandated framework of spatial data that refers to U.S. locations, as well as the means of distributing and using that data effectively. Developed and coordinated by the FGDC, the NSDI encompasses policies, standards, procedures, technology, and human resources for organizations to cooperatively produce and share geographic data. The NSDI is developed by the federal governments; state, local, and tribal governments; the academic community; and the private sector.

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Source: esri, 21 June 2012 09:45:45, External

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