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Historical Data Working Group 07 Work Plan

FY 2007

Agency Name: NARA/LOC/USGS/FSA/CIESIN/NCState

Subcommittee or Working Group: Historical Data Committee

Background: Held two sessions at ESRI Federal Users Conference in February determining the viability of archiving GIS data. Determined the current state and probable steps needed to be incorporated into an archival profile. Began process of involving OGC in the development of an archival profile for GIS data.

Objectives: Begin process of developing an archival profile for GIS data, using GML and Simple Features profile.

Benefits or Justification/Legal Mandate: Establishes nonproprietary format for preserving GIS data over the long term.

Scope of Work: Identify willing participants from HDWG to work with members of OGC.

Milestones, Schedule, and Budget 

ActionDateWho?Others?Budget
Coordinate with Representatives from the OGC toward developing Archival Profile for GISBy October 31 David Arctur, OGC Interoperability Institute HDWG/NARAMembers of the OGC TC—meeting at conference in Tyson Corner Oct. 4th ?
Identify people to develop profileBy December 31 HDWG/OGC  

FGDC OGC Representative

 
Monitor development processBy March 31 OGC/HDWG  


Subcommittee or Working Group:
Historical Data Committee

Background: The two federal agencies joined the Geospatial One Stop (GOS) as data stewards for the Historical Collections community.

Objectives: Develop a presence on Geospatial One Stop portal.

Benefits or Justification/Legal Mandate: Meets NARA and LOC negotiated understanding with the Office of Management and Budget for the fiscal year.

Scope of Work: Develop necessary technical and content expertise within agencies. Create language identifying community for introduction pages and add material to site under the community.

Milestones, Schedule, and Budget 

ActionDateWho?Others?Budget
Coordinate with needed staff for supportBy October 1NARA  
Upload material for communityBy October 31NARA  
Monitor development processBy March 31NARA  
Monitor usage of siteongoing   


Identification of funding sources or requests

Points of Contact, Contact Info, and Area of Responsibility
Brett Abrams, NARA/Colleen Cahill, LOC

Last Updated: Sep 06, 2006 11:41 AM
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