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Appendix D. Glossary of Abbreviations and Terms

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ANSI

American National Standards Institute

ARRA

American Reinvestment and Recovery Act

ATO

Authority to Operate

BDIA

Broadband Data Improvement Act

CAP

Cooperative Agreements Program

CLDXF

Civic Location Data Exchange Format

CLICK

Center for LiDAR Information Coordination and Knowledge

CMECS

Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard

CORS

Continously Operating Reference Stations

DMT

Digital Mapping Techniques

DOI

U.S. Department of the Interior

DOT

U.S. Department of Transportation

EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

FCC

Federal Communications Commission

FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FGDC

Federal Geographic Data Committee

FSA

Farm Service Agency

FWS

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

FY

Fiscal Year

GEO

Group on Earth Observations

Geospatial LoB

Geospatial Line of Business

GEOSS

Global Earth Observation System of Systems

GIS

Geospatial Information System

GNIS

Geographic Names Information System

GSA

General Services Administration

GSDI

Global Spatial Data Infrastructure

GWG

Geospatial Intelligence Standards Working Group

HPMS

Ho\ighway Performance Monitoring System

HSIP

Homeland Security Infrastructure Program

ISO

International Organization for Standardization

LiDAR

Light Detection and Ranging/span>

MMC

Multipurpose Marine Cadastre

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

NAIP

National Agriculture Imagery Program

NARA

National Archives and Records Administration

NBII

National Biological Information Infrastructure

NCDDC

National Coastal Data Development Center

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

NENA

National Emergency Number Association

NGA

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

NGAC

National Geospatial Advisory Committee

NGDA

National Geospatial Data Asset

NHD

National Hydrography Dataset

NIMS

National Information Management System

NIST

National Institute of Standards and Technology

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NRCS

Natural Resources Conservation Service

NSF

National Science Foundation

NSDI

National Spatial Data Infrastructure

NSGIC

National States Geographic Information Council

NSRS

National Spatial Reference System

NTIA

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

NWI

National Wetlands Inventory

OGC

Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc.

OMB

Office of Management and Budget

PLSS

Public Land Survey System

POC

Point of Contact

RFI

Request for Information

SDI

Spatial Data Infrastructure

SOA

Services-Oriented Architecture

SSURGO

Soil Survey Geographic Database

TDTT

Technical Deployment Task Team

TFTN

Transportation for the Nation

USDA

U.S. Department of Agriculture

USGS

U.S. Geological Survey

USPS

U.S. Postal Service

WBD

Watershed Boundary Dataset

WMS

Web Map Services

 


 

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