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Title A data foundation for the national spatial data infrastructure / Mapping Science Committee, Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Council.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1995.

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 45 pages) : illustrations
Note Committee chair: Larry J. Sugarbaker.
Support for this study by the Mapping Science Committee was provided by the Defense Mapping Agency, the U.S. Geological Survey, the Bureau of Land Management, and the Bureau of the Census.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents ""A DATA FOUNDATION FOR THE NATIONAL SPATIAL DATA INFRASTRUCTURE""; ""Copyright""; ""PREFACE""; ""Contents""; ""EXECUTIVE SUMMARY""; ""RECOMMENDATIONS""; ""1 INTRODUCTION""; ""NEED FOR SPATIAL DATA""; ""IMPORTANCE OF SHARING SPATIAL DATA""; ""DATA SHARING AND DATA QUALITY""; ""CHALLENGE OF DATA INTEGRATION""; ""NOTES""; ""2 NSDI FOUNDATION ""; ""DEFINITION OF A FOUNDATION""; ""DATA THAT FORM THE FOUNDATION""; ""Geodetic Control""; ""Digital Terrain""; ""Digital Orthorectified Imagery""; ""NOTES""; ""3 FROM FOUNDATION TO FRAMEWORK ""; ""IDENTIFYING FRAMEWORK DATA""
""SPECIFICATIONS FOR FRAMEWORK DATA""""PRIORITIES FOR FRAMEWORK""; ""Transportation""; ""Political, Administrative, and Census Boundaries""; ""Hydrology""; ""OTHER FRAMEWORK THEMES""; ""Cadastral Data""; ""Natural Resources""; ""NOTES""; ""4 RECOMMENDATIONS ""; ""ACRONYMS""
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Subject Geographic information systems.
Information storage and retrieval systems -- Geography.
TIGER System (Information retrieval system)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Sugarbaker, Larry.
National Research Council (U.S.). Mapping Science Committee.
National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Earth Sciences and Resources.
National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources.
Other Form: Print version: Data foundation for the national spatial data infrastructure. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1995 (OCoLC)32609884
ISBN 0309585694 (electronic bk.)
9780309585699 (electronic bk.)