February 20, 2007 Meeting of the FGDC Standards Working Group

When Feb 20, 2007
from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Where NOAA
Contact Name
Contact Phone 703-648-4627
Attendees John D. Kochanowski (call-in)
John Evans (NASA/GST)
Barry Reff (Federal Emergency Management Agency)
Robin Fegeas (U.S. Geological Survey)
Robbie Wilson (NOAA)
Doug Nebert (U.S. Geological Survey)
Doug Powell (U.S. Forest Service)
Ralph Crawford (U.S. Forest Service)
Charles Roswell (National Geospatial Intelligence Agency)
Anne O' Connor (U.S. Census Bureau)
Mike Lee (Department of Homeland Security)
Joe Evjen (NGS)
Bill Wilen (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
Margarete Heber (Environmental Protection Agency)
Ed Wells (District of Columbia Government)
Jim Horan (call-in, Bureau of Land Management)
Kevin Mullane (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
Larry Hothem (U.S. Geological Survey)
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DRAFT Agenda

9:00Welcome and Introduction
Julie Maitra
9:10Overview of NGS Activities
Dave Zilkoski,
NGS Director
200th Anniversary of Coast and Geodetic Survey
Albert E. Theberge, Jr.
ret. NOAA Corps Captain
10:00Draft revised National Vegetation Classification Standard
ACTION: Vote on recommendation for FGDC Coordination Group approval for public review
Vegetation SC
10:45Draft Shoreline Data Content Standard
ACTION: Vote on recommendation for FGDC Coordination Group approval for public review
Eric Linzey, NGS
11:15 Proposal for a Trails Data Standard
 National Park Service
11:30Updates on Standards

FGDC standards projects
  • Address Standard
  • Wetlands Mapping Standard
INCITS L1 standards projects
  • Framework Data Standard
  • North American Profile of ISO 19115:2003, Geographic information - Metadata
  • Minimum Geographic Feature Identifying Attributes
  • Hydrologic unit codes
FGDC Standards Working Group
11:45Wrap-up; Schedule next SWG meeting

Meeting Location

1335 East West Highway
SSMC #1, Main Floor Conference Room
Silver Spring, MD 20910

  • By Metro - After exiting the Metro Red Line, turn left towards Colesville Road, turn left and walk south along Colesville Road, the first building on the left is SSMC #1. The entrance will be facing the Metro Red Line.

  • Parking - There are two parking garages (1) is located at 1315 East West highway (2) The other is the located at the Metro Station. Link below provides the locations of the parking garages relative to SSMC #1- Garages are metered parking.

  • http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dpktmpl.asp?url=/Content/DPWT/Operations/Parking/Silver-Spring/Silver-Spring-lot-map.asp

Call-in instructions

Participant Pass code 261039

Building Security

In order for attendees to access SSMC #1, the security office requires the following at least 24 hours prior to meeting date.  Since the meeting is after a holiday, the security office will need the following no later than noon, Friday, February 16th:

  • Full Name
  • Agency

Visitors shall show the Security Officer a picture ID (drivers license, military ID, etc.).

Visitors shall be required to sign-in at the building security desk, process through the walk-through magnetometer, and have their items x-rayed or searched.

Visitors are issued a time expiring NOAA Visitor Badge valid for one day only.