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Appendix D. Glossary of Abbreviations and Terms

 

ACWI

Advisory Committee on Water Information

ANSI

American National Standards Institute

AOGDP

Appalachian Ohio Geospatial Data Partnership

ATWG

Architecture and Technology Working Group

BIA

Bureau of Indian Affairs

BLM

Bureau of Land Management

BOEM

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

BTS

Bureau of Transportation Statistics

BSEE

Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement

CAP

Cooperative Agreements Program

CIO

Chief Information Officer

CLICK

Center for Lidar Information Coordination and Knowledge, U.S. Geological Survey

CMECS

Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard

CMSP

Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning

CSDGM

Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata

CSW

Catalog Service for the Web

Data-CORE

Data Collection of Open Resources for Everyone

DataONE

Data Observation Network for Earth

DHS

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

DIS

Draft International Standard

DOC

U.S. Department of Commerce

DOD

U.S. Department of Defense

DOI

U.S. Department of the Interior

DOQQ

Digital Orthophoto Quarter Quadrangle

DOT

U.S. Department of Transportation

E-Gov

Electronic Government

EC2

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

ESA

Ecological Society of America

FedRAMP

Federal Risk and Authorization Managment Program

FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FGDC

Federal Geographic Data Committee

FISMA

Federal Information Security Managment Act

FSA

Farm Service Agency

FWS

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

GEO

Group on Earth Observations

GeoCloud

Geospatial Cloud

Geo LoB

Geospatial Line of Business

GEOSS

Global Earth Observation System of Systems

GEOSS AIP

Global Earth Observation System of Systems Architecture Implementation Pilot

GGIM

Global Geospatial Information Management

GIO

Geospatial Information Officer

GIS

Geographic Information System

GML

Geography Markup Language

GPS

Global Positioning System

GSA

General Services Administration

GSDI

Global Spatial Data Infrastructure

GWG

Geospatial Intelligence Standards Working Group

GWML

Ground Water Markup Language

HUD

U.S. Housing and Urban Development

ICSU CODATA

International Council for Science’s Committee on Data for Science and Technology

IENC

Inland Electronic Navigation Chart

ifsar

interferometric synthetic aperture radar

INCITS

International Committee for Information Technology Standards

INSPIRE

Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community

ISO

International Organization for Standardization

IT

Information Technology

lidar

light detection and ranging

LU/LC

Land Use/Land Cover

MWG

Metadata Working Group

NAF

North American Forum

NAIP

National Agriculture Imagery Program

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NASS

National Agricultural Statistics Service

NCALM

National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping

NCDDC

National Coastal Data Development Center

NDOP

National Digital Orthophoto Program

NED

National Elevation Dataset

NEEA

National Enhanced Elevation Assessment

NGA

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

NGAC

National Geospatial Advisory Committee

NGDA

National Geospatial Data Asset

NHD

National Hydrography Dataset

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NPS

National Park Service

NRCS

Natural Resources Conservation Service

NSDI

National Spatial Data Infrastructure

NSF

National Science Foundation

NSRS

National Spatial Reference System

NVC

National Vegetation Classification

NWI

National Wetlands Inventory

O&M

Observations and Measurements

OGC

Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc.

OMB

Office of Managment and Budget

OSTP

Office of Science and Technology Policy

OWS

Open Web Services

PaaS

Platform as a Service

PLSS

Public Land Survey System

RFI

Request for Information

RFP

Request for Proposals

POC

Point of Contact

ROI

Return on Investment

SAOGI

Senior agency official for geospatial information

SDI

Spatial Data Infrastructure

SSURGO

Soil Survey Geographic database

SSWD

Subcommittee on Spatial Water Data

SWG

Standards Working Group

3D

Three-dimensional

3DEP

Three-dimensional Elevation Program

TVA

Tennessee Valley Authority

UHDWG

Users/Historical Data Working Group

UN

United Nations

UNGEGN

United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names

UN-GGIM

United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management Working Group

URISA

Urban and Regional Information Systems Association

USACE

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

USDA

U.S. Department of Agriculture

USFS

U.S. Forest Service

USGS

U.S. Geological Survey

WaterML

Water Markup Language

WBD

Watershed Boundary Dataset

WFDSS

Wildland Fire Decision Support System

WFS

Web Feature Service

WiM

Wisconsin Internet Mapping

WMS

Web Mapping Service

WSCA

Western States Contracting Alliance

XML

Extensible Markup Language

 


 

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