News

Framework Data Content Standard Begins ANSI/INCITS/L1 Approval Process
FGDC endorses Geopolitical Entities, Names, and Codes (GENC) Standard Edition 1
The FGDC Steering Committee has endorsed the Geopolitical Entities, Names, and Codes (GENC) Standard Edition 1 and withdrawn ISO 3166-1:2006.
FGDC endorses the OGC® WaterML 2.0: Part 1- Timeseries Encoding Standard
The FGDC Steering Committee has endorsed the OGC® WaterML 2.0: Part 1- Timeseries Encoding Standard
FGDC endorses ISO 19156:2011, Geographic information - Observations & Measurements
The FGDC Steering Committee has endorsed ISO 19156:2011, Geographic information - Observations & Measurements.
FGDC endorses the Time Space Position Information (TSPI) Version 2.0 standard
The FGDC Steering Committee has endorsed the TSPI standard Version 2.0
FGDC endorses the Wetlands Classification Standard, Second edition
The FGDC Steering Committee has endorsed the Wetlands Classification Standard, Second edition.
FGDC requests comment on proposal to withdraw Spatial Data Transfer Standard (SDTS), Parts 1-7
Comments on the FGDC proposal to withdraw the Spatial Data Transfer Standard, Parts 1-7, shall be submitted to Ms. Julie Binder Maitra, FGDC Standards Coordinator, jmaitra@fgdc.gov, by Friday, February 21, 2014. This notice was published in the Federal Register, https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2013/12/09/2013-28624/proposal-to-withdraw-spatial-data-transfer-standard-parts-1-7
FGDC endorses the OpenGIS Web Feature Service 2.0 Interface Standard
At its September 24, 2013 meeting, the FGDC Standards Working Group voted to recommend FGDC endorsement of Web Feature Service (WFS) 2.0. The FGDC Coordination Group (CG) subsequently approved WFS 2.0 for FGDC endorsement by letter ballot. The FGDC Steering Committee endorsed WFS 2.0 through a ballot that closed Friday, February 7, 2014.
FGDC endorses ISO metadata and data quality standards
The Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) Steering Committee endorsed INCITS/ISO 19115-1:2014 Geographic information -- Metadata -- Part 1: Fundamentals and INCITS/ISO 19157:2013[2014] Geographic information -- Data quality standards in December 2016. This endorsement is part of the FGDC’s continuing efforts to advance geospatial metadata and its use for efficient and effective search, discovery, and access to the data it describes, and to facilitate more direct access to online data services.
OGC seeks public comment on candidate GeoPackage 1.2 standard
Comments on candidate GeoPackage 1.2 standard are due March 6, 2017