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Appendix D. Glossary of Abbreviations and Terms

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ANSI

American National Standards Institute

BLM

Bureau of Land Management

BTS

Bureau of Transportation Statistics

CAP

Cooperative Agreements Program

CIO

Chief Information Officer

CMECS

Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard

CORS

Continously Operating Reference Stations

CS-W

Cataloging Service for the Web

CSWG

Common Services Work Group

DHS

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

DISR

Department of Defence IT Standards Repository

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

FGDC

Federal Geographic Data Committee

FSA

Farm Service Agency

FSAM

Federal Segment Architecture Methodology

FWS

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

FY

Fiscal Year

GEBWG

Geo-Enabled Business Work Group

GEO

Group on Earth Observations

Geospatial LoB

Geospatial Line of Business

GEOSS

Global Earth Observation System of Systems

GIS

Geospatial Information System

GOS

Geospatial One-Stop

GSDI

Global Spatial Data Infrastructure

GWG

Geospatial Intelligence Standards Working Group

HSIP

Homeland Security Infrastructure Program

HTML

HyperText Markup Language

ICT

Information and Communications Technology

IDEC

Infraestructura de Dades Espacials de Catalunya

IfSAR

Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar

IFTN

Imagery for the Nation

INCITS

InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards

ISO

International Organization for Standardization

IT

Information Technology

LMWG

Lifecycle Management Work Group

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MWG

Metadata Working Group

NAIP

National Agriculture Imagery Program

NARA

National Archives and Records Administration

NARC

Natioinal Association of Regional Councils

NCSS

National Cooperative Soil Survey

NDOP

National Digital Orthophoto Programs (rechartered in 2010 as the National Digital Orthoimagery Program, a subcommittee of the FGDC)

NED

National Elevation Dataset

NGA

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

NGAC

National Geospatial Advisory Committee

NHD

National Hydrography Dataset

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NRCS

Natural Resources Conservation Service

NSDI

National Spatial Data Infrastructure

NSGIC

National States Geographic Information Council

NWI

National Wetlands Inventory

OMB

Office of Management and Budget

PLSS

Public Land Survey System

RFI

Request for Information

SDI

Spatial Data Infrastructure

SRTM

Shuttle Radar Topography Mission

SSC

Service Status Checker

SSURGO

Soil Survey Geographic Database

TAWG

Technology and Architecture Work Group

URISA

Urban and Regional Information Systems Association

USCB

U.S. Census Bureau

USDA

U.S. Department of Agriculture

USGS

U.S. Geological Survey

USNG

U.S. National Grid

WBD

Watershed Boundary Dataset

WMS

Web Map Services

XML

Extensible Markup Language

 

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