Historical Data Working Group 06 Work Plan
Agency Name: NARA/USGS/FSA/CIESIN/NCState
Working Group: Historical Data Committee
Background: Worked last fiscal year on broadening community knowledge of efforts to preserve GIS data in perpetuity.
Objectives: Determine the strengths and weaknesses of preserving GIS data in GML v.3 format.
Benefits or Justification/Legal Mandate: Establishes viability of nonproprietary format for preserving GIS data over the long term.
Scope of Work: Create Wiki website for population of data table that documents the GML schema, its design, vendor support, and learning experiences discovered using the various schema.
Milestones, Schedule, and Budget
Form 3 person team to identify and establish Wiki site
By October 31
Mete out responsibilities for populating data table at Wiki site
By November 30
Populate table with known GML schema types
By February 15
Contact vendors regarding potential demonstrations of products
Between March 1 and June 15
Potential to begin tests of GML schemas
By July 31
Draft results summary
Identification of funding sources or requests
Points of Contact, Contact Info, and Area of Responsibility