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Appendix D. Glossary of Abbreviations and Terms

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AAG

Association of American Geographers

ACSM

American Congress on Surveying and Mapping

ACWI

Advisory Committee on Water Information

ANS

American National Standard

ANSI

American National Standards Institute

BLM

Bureau of Land Management

BPA

Blanket Purchase Agreement

BRD

Biological Resources Discipline

BTS

Bureau of Transportation Statistics

CAP

Cooperative Agreements Program

CIO

Chief Information Officer

COP

Community of Practice

CSWG

Common Services Work Group

CUAC

Cartographic Users Advisory Council

DFO

Designated Federal Officer

DHS

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

DOC

U.S. Department of Commerce

DOI

U.S. Department of the Interior

DOT

U.S. Department of Transportation

EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

FEA

Federal Enterprise Architecture

FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FGDC

Federal Geographic Data Committee

FIPS

Federal Information Processing Standard

FSA

Farm Service Agency

FWS

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

GCWG

Grants and Contracts Workgroup

GDM

Geospatial Data Model

GEAR

GEospatial Application Registry

GEBWG

Geo-Enabled Business Work Group

GEO

Group on Earth Observations

Geospatial LoB

Geospatial Line of Business

GIS

Geographic Information System

GITA

Geospatial Information and Technology Association

GNIS

Geographic Names Information System

GOS

Geospatial One-Stop

GSA

General Services Administration

GSDI

Global Spatial Data Infrastructure

HSWG

Homeland Security Working Group

ICMA

International City/County Management Association

IFTN

Imagery for the Nation

INCITS

International Committee for Information Technology Standards

ISO

International Organization for Standardization

LCWG

Lifecycle Management Work Group

MMS

Minerals Management Service

NACo

National Association of Counties

NAIP

National Agriculture Imagery Program

NAP

North American Profile

NARA

National Archives and Records Administration

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NASCIO

National Association of State Chief Information Officers

NCSS

National Cooperative Soil Survey

NDOP

National Digital Orthophoto Programs

NED

National Elevation Dataset

NGA

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

NGAC

National Geospatial Advisory Committee

NLC

National League of Cities

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NRCS

Natural Resources Conservation Service

NSDI

National Spatial Data Infrastructure

NSGIC

National States Geographic Information Council

OGC

Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc.

OMB

Office of Management and Budget

PLSS

Public Land Survey System

PMWG

Performance Managment Work Group

REST

representational state transfer

ROI

return on investment

SAOGI

Senior Agency Officials for Geospatial Information

SCI

Stratified Cost Index

SDI

spatial data infrastructure

SOA

service-oriented architecture

SSURGO

Soil Survey Geographic Database

SWG

Standards Working Group

TAWG

Technical Architecture Work Group

UCGIS

University Consortium for Geographic Information Science

URISA

Urban and Regional Information Systems Association

USCB

U.S. Census Bureau

USDA

U.S. Department of Agriculture

USGS

U.S. Geological Survey

WBD

Watershed Boundary Dataset

WFDSS

Wildland Fire Decision Support System

WGA

Western Governors’ Association

 

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