[Sdi-northamerica] FGDC endorses 64 external standards
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Fri Oct 15 16:41:00 EDT 2010
FGDC endorses 64 external standards
The FGDC Steering Committee has officially endorsed 64 non-Federally authored
standards that play an important role in enabling geospatial interoperability.
The standards include standards from Open Geospatial Consortium; ISO Technical
Committee 211, Geographic information/Geomatics; the American National Standards
Institute (through International Committee for Information Technology Standards
Technical Committee L1, Geographic information systems) and de facto standards.
The FGDC Steering endorsed these standards in accordance with the FGDC Policy on
Recognition of Non-Federally Authored Geographic Information Standards and
]. This was the first time this policy was exercised. The standards were
identified and reviewed by the FGDC Standards WG (SWG), reviewed and voted upon
by the FGDC Coordination Group (CG), and then endorsed by the FGDC Steering
For a list of the endorsed standards, please visit FGDC Endorsed External
Standards page on the FGDC website:
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