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News Item FGDC Collaborating in the Development of a Geospatial Profile for Enterprise Architecture
 
News Item Draft Geospatial Modernization Blueprint Charter Available for Review
 
News Item FGDC Releases NSDI Standards in Software Acquisitions
 
News Item Article: A "Natural Resource" - Agencies Benefit from Metadata Development
 
News Item Geospatial Profile of the FEA available for public review
Version 1.1 of the Geospatial Profile for the Federal Enterprise Architecture has been published at CIO.gov for agency and public review.
News Item Final Geospatial Modernization Blueprint Charter and Factsheet available
 
News Item Geospatial Profile for Enterprise Architecture Factsheet v0.5 now available
Updated February, 2006.
News Item Geospatial Line of Business Presidential Initiative
The Geospatial LoB will identify opportunities for optimizing and consolidating Federal geospatial-related investments to reduce the cost of government and improve services to citizens. Cross-agency coordination of geospatial activities is still lacking and is needed to help identify, consolidate, and/or eliminate redundant investments. The establishment of the Geospatial LoB will result in a more coordinated approach to producing, maintaining, and using geospatial data, and will ensure sustainable participation from Federal partners to establish a collaborative model for geospatial-related activities and investments.
News Item Department of Homeland Security Geospatial Data Model Review
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), Geospatial Management Office (GMO) has developed this DHS Geospatial Data Model (DHS GDM) in support of urgent DHS mission requirements. This DHS GDM is a standards based, logical data model to be used for collection, discovery, storage, and sharing of homeland security geospatial data. The model will support development of the Department’s services-based geospatial architecture, and will serve as an extract, transform, and load (ETL) template for content aggregation.
News Item July Interagency Hurricane Preparedness WebEx
An interagency conference call / WebEx was held on July 25 for Federal agencies to share geospatial data holdings and websites useful for hurricane preparedness and response. Discussion included response needs and information gaps.
News Item Summer 2006 FGDC Newsletter now available
 
News Item 2005 FGDC Annual Report now available
The FY 2005 FGDC Annual Report is now available.
News Item Marine Managed Areas: Best Practices for Boundary Making is now available
 
News Item FY 06 Annual Report Data Call - Due Oct 31
Please submit your survey, success story or other contribution or materials to Roxanne Lamb, rhlamb@usgs.gov by October 31.
News Item 2007 NSDI CAP Grants - now open
Closing date: January 26, 2007
News Item FGDC 2006 Winter Newletter now available
 
News Item NRC study report: Successful Response Starts with a Map
National Research Council (NRC) releases new study report "Successful Response Starts with a Map"
News Item Updated Geospatial Modernization Blueprint is available
The Geospatial Modernization Blueprint is being created through a planning process that defines how geospatial data and technology will be used to enhance the business activities of the Department of the Interior (DOI) in support of its mission and goals. All the DOI bureaus are participating in this process to ensure that their missions and goals will also be supported.
News Item Announcing "Spatially Speaking" - Monthly Update
 
News Item Call for nominations for the new National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC)
 
News Item 2006 FGDC Annual Report now available online
 
News Item Department of Homeland Security Geospatial Data Model (Version 1.2) Review
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), Geospatial Management Office (GMO) has developed this DHS Geospatial Data Model (DHS GDM) in support of urgent DHS mission requirements. This DHS GDM is a standards based, logical data model to be used for collection, discovery, storage, and sharing of homeland security geospatial data. The model will support development of the Department’s services-based geospatial architecture, and will serve as an extract, transform, and load (ETL) template for content aggregation.
News Item FGDC 2007 Summer Newsletter now available
 
News Item Spatially Speaking - October 2007 edition now available
Monthly Update from FGDC
News Item DHS GDM v1.2 - New user guide, open-source tool, and data dictionary now available
 
News Item Spatially Speaking - November 2007 edition now available
Monthly Update from FGDC
News Item 2008 NSDI CAP Submission Period Now Closed
 
News Item Spatially Speaking - January 2008 edition now available
Monthly Update from FGDC
News Item FGDC 2007 Winter Newsletter now available
 
News Item Secretary Kempthorne Names Members of National Geospatial Advisory Committee
 
News Item Department of Homeland Security Geospatial Data Model (Version 2.0) Review
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), Geospatial Management Office (GMO) has developed this DHS Geospatial Data Model (DHS GDM) in support of urgent DHS mission requirements. This DHS GDM is a standards based, logical data model to be used for collection, discovery, storage, and sharing of homeland security geospatial data. The model will support development of the Department’s services-based geospatial architecture, and will serve as an extract, transform, and load (ETL) template for content aggregation.
News Item 2008 NSDI CAP proposals selected
 
News Item 2007 FGDC Annual Report now available online
 
News Item FGDC 2008 Summer Newsletter now available
 
News Item Department of Homeland Security Geospatial Data Model (Version 2.5) Review
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), Geospatial Management Office (GMO) has developed this DHS Geospatial Data Model (DHS GDM) in support of urgent DHS mission requirements. This DHS GDM is a standards based, logical data model to be used for collection, discovery, storage, and sharing of homeland security geospatial data. The model will support development of the Department’s services-based geospatial architecture, and will serve as an extract, transform, and load (ETL) template for content aggregation.
News Item 2008 FGDC Annual Report now available
Download a copy or read online.
News Item FGDC 2008 Winter Newsletter now available
 
News Item Circular A-16 Supplemental Guidance Endorsed
 
News Item NOAA Names First Woman to Direct National Geodetic Survey
 
News Item Newest Version of EPA Metadata Editor (v3) Now Available for Download
 
News Item Feds Buy Smart, announcing issuance of new Geospatial SmartBuy Request for Quotation
 
News Item FGDC & GeoConnections, Canada, hosting First Nations and Tribal Government geospatial Workshop
June 14, 2009
News Item FGDC 2009 Summer Newsletter now available
 
News Item FWS announces availability of Cadastral Geodatabase
 
News Item Geospatial Information and Geographic Information Systems (GIS): Current Issues and Future Challenges
 
News Item 50 States: Revised Strategic and Business Plan Guidelines
 
News Item Carbon Project Releases Open Source Dashboard for Geodata.gov
 
News Item NSDI CAP is making a difference
 
News Item Fifty State Measures of Progress Report Now Available
 
News Item Fifty States Next Steps Report
 
News Item 2009 FGDC Annual Report now available
Download a copy or read online.
News Item Invitation - USGS celebrating 125th anniversary of its national program for topographic mapping
(1884–2009)
News Item Feds Buy Smart, Announcing Award of New Geospatial SmartBUY Agreement
Dec 17, 2009
News Item Interior Department Announces Appointments to National Geospatial Advisory Committee
 
News Item Department of the Interior Seeks Nominations for National Geospatial Advisory Committee
 
News Item FGDC Imagery for the Nation RFI Released
 
News Item FGDC Summer 2010 Newsletter now available
 
News Item FGDC endorses over 60 external standards
 
News Item Invitation - 3nd Annual Spatial Ontology Community of Practice Workshop: Development, Implementation and Use of GeoSpatial Ontologies and Semantics
Workshop on spatial semantics and ontologies at the U. S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Center on Friday December 3, 2010 from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
News Item Invitation - Submit your ideas on the Geospatial Platform
 
File GeoPlatform Roadmap v3 Comment Log.xlsx
 
News Item OMB issues Circular A-16 Supplemental Guidance
Issued November 10, 2010
News Item 2011 NSDI CAP Training Webinar
Webinar recording posted on FGDC Web site.
News Item 2010 FGDC Annual Report now available
Download a copy or read online.
News Item The National Map Users Conference and the Geospatial Information Science Workshop - Call for Abstracts Extended to Feb 6, 2011
 
File fgdc-reply-to-NIST-RFI-03-04-2011.pdf
 
News Item FGDC Responds to NIST RFI on effectiveness of Federal agency participation in standardization
 
News Item New Version of EPA Metadata Editor (EME) Released
 
News Item Geospatial Platform Roadmap Version 4 Released
 
News Item FGDC Steering Committee Meeting, June 7, 2011
 
News Item FGDC endorses the United States Thoroughfare, Landmark, and Postal Address Data Standard
June 2011
News Item Federal Geographic Data Committee Launches New Geospatial Website
 
News Item FGDC 2011 Annual Report now available
 
News Item Federal Trails Data Standards (FTDS) endorsed by FGDC
 
News Item Summary of FGDC Metadata Summit is available
 
News Item Announcing the 2012 NSDI CAP Awards
 
News Item FGDC Metadata Guidance Updated
 
News Item Introducing the Redesigned 'Geospatial Initiatives' section on the FGDC website
 
News Item FGDC Steering Committee approves the Geospatial Platform Business Plan
 
News Item NC GIS 2013 Conference Announced
 
News Item FGDC 2012 Annual Report now available
 
News Item FGDC Initiates New NSDI Strategic Plan
 
News Item FGDC Steering Committee Endorses Revised A-16 NGDA Themes and Theme Lead Agencies List
 
News Item FGDC Coordination Group June 2013 Meeting is Webinar Only
 
News Item FGDC Seeks Comments on Draft NSDI Strategic Plan
 
News Item FGDC invites participation in HIFLD WG Meeting focused on Climate Data and Mapping for Infrastructure Resilience
 
News Item FGDC 2013 Annual Report now available
 
News Item Unified Federal Review Coordination Group Action Item Update
 
News Item Announcing the Availability of Geoplatform.gov / Data.gov Catalog Service for the Web
 
News Item NGDA Management Plan Approved
 
News Item 2014 GSDI Small Grants Awarded
 
News Item In memory of our colleague and friend Doug Nebert
 
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