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Geospatial Data Model Version 1.2


The Geospatial Data Model Version 1.2 incorporated user feedback from Version 1.1, addressing and resolving various issues and questions.  A variety of additional standards and content were also introduced, including:

  • National Information Exchange Model
  • Emergency Management and Infrastructure Protection Types
  • FEMA Multihazard Model
  • Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) Feature IDs and types
  • Feature types for FGDC Emergency Management Symbology
  • National Incident Management System (NIMS) Resource types
  • National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) Feature Types
  • Revised Cadastral Model from FGDC Cadastral Subcommittee
  • National Response Plan Categories
  • Homeland Security Infrastructure Protection (HSIP) Feature Types
  • Land Cover Classification from NASA
  • Land Use Classification from American Planning Association (APA)
  • FGDC and ISO Geospatial Metadata

If you would like to get an archived copy of the GDM Version 1.2, please contact John Merrill at the Department of Homeland Security Geospatial Management Office at 202-447-3731.

Feedback was solicited from the user community for Version 1.2.  Click on the link below to view the comments and feedback:



Last Updated: Jul 23, 2008 10:09 AM
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