As mentioned in today's meeting, I was able to attend a half day of the 2-day National Geospatial Advisory Committee meeting yesterday. Here are some brief notes:
NGAC Meeting notes
Only could attend a half day, so here's this a.m.'s key points.
The FGDC is continuing work on National Spatial Data Infrastructure Data Theme plans. They have "Strategic Plans" due in from the theme leads by the end of June, and have now accelerated the development of "Implementation Plans," which are now due on 12/31/16.
These Theme and Implementation plans will provide more direct oversight on the completeness and quality of these datasets. As the Library is considering adding these as collection items, these plans will assist us in monitoring the development of the Themes and Datasets.
Data Acquisition as a Service Contracting vehicle: more information to come.
"Biota" theme has officially been changed to "Biodiversity and Ecosystems."
New FGDC website!
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Geospatial Hosting Environment project
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