FGDC standards projects
The intent is to bring all standards into a single database.
Other Federal standards activities - presented for information only.
The Geospatial (GEO) Profile of Z39.50, Version 2.2, Published 1999. This implementers agreement defines specific messages that correspond to search and retrieval of FGDC (CSDGM) metadata in XML and HTML format using the Z39.50 protocol. The ANSI Z39.50 (also ISO 23950) standard is maintained by the library community to promote distributed search across thousands of online catalogs around the world.