May 1 Coordination Group Action Items
Action 1: The developers of the next Annual Report will include information and possibly a lead story regarding non-Framework data layers that include the NLCD.
Action 2: Bill Burgess will ask Bill Wilen the degree of vertical resolution needed by the SLAMM developers.
Action 3: Please provide Lee Farhner a point of contact for the qualitative online to set up a password.
Action 4: The FY 09 JBC 300 workgroup is looking for volunteers. If you’d like to participate please provide your name and contact information to Deb Dworanczyk (firstname.lastname@example.org ) and she will send you the non-disclosure materials.
Action 5: The CG will discuss adding the NLCD to the Circular A-16 list of data themes at a future meeting.
Action 6: Please contact John Mahoney if you would like to be a volunteer to serve on the selection committee (only Federal gov't employees may sit on the selection committee). We also need recommendations of who should serve as chair.Action 7: Jon Sperling will contact David Stage (BLM) to participate in the BLM / EPA parcel database initiative.
Action 8: We will continue to discuss this issue of data themes and responsibility at future CG meetings to better synch these areas.
Request for action: CG members would like to develop a process to expedite the addition of data themes to Circular A-16. Adding, deleting, consolidating data themes benefits everyone and should be regularly discussed.
Action 9: Jon Sperling will include the housing theme issues in his A-16 survey response.
Action 10: Alison Dishman will invite a National Academy of Science Mapping Science Committee representative to update the CG on their recent Cadastral report.
Action 11: Mike Lee will give a presentation at the August CG meeting that highlights the data gaps FGDC should address – the cross theme coordination needed for HS purposes.
Action 12: Wendy Blake-Coleman requests that Lee Fahrner align the HSIP with the A-16 themes to ensure we are not duplicating data, if he has not already done so.
Action 13: Shirley Hall or Bill Burgess will present the results of the IFTN ROI report to the CG in September.
Action 14: Bill Burgess will provide a copy of the letter the Western Governor’s Association (WGA) letter sent the FGDC Steering Committee Chairs, so the FGDC Secretariat can provide a response.
Action 15: Shirley Hall will determine how the NLCD is being included in the IFTN ROI.
Action 16: Don Campbell (FCC) will contact Kate Winthrop regarding the telecommunications implications of the corridors.
Action 17: Mike Lee and Mark Eustis will provide the CG a status update on DHS geospatial data model at the June 5 CG meeting.