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  1. FGDC’s Future Directions, Standards Initiatives & Regional Strategy Leslie Armstrong FGDC Deputy Staff Director URISA 2004

  2. NSDI Future Directions URISA 2004

  3. Approach • Action Teams all Working • One-at-a-time approach to get teams operating • One-on-One meeting with team leads • One size does not fit all teams • Some new teams--some existing working groups to accomplish tasks • Communication between Action Teams & NGPO activities Important URISA 2004

  4. Making Framework Real Framework Standards Development Publishing Metadata Implementing Standards/Web Protocols Urban Areas Communicating The Message Business Case Strategic Communications Plan Training and Education Partnerships with Purpose Restructure FGDC Tribal Engagement State Councils Engaging Non-Geospatial Organizations Future Direction Actions URISA 2004

  5. URISA Participants • Tim Case, Urban Areas • Scott Oppmann, Standards • Twyla McDermont, Urban Areas • Ingrid Bruce, State Councils • Todd Jackson, Restructure FGDC URISA 2004

  6. Status: Making Framework Real URISA 2004

  7. Status: Communicating The Message URISA 2004

  8. Status: Partnerships with Purpose URISA 2004

  9. Future Directions FGDC Contacts www.fgdc.gov/FutureDirections/ Project Manager Milo Robinson (703) 648-5162 mrobinson@usgs.gov Alison Dishman (703) 648-5086 adishman@usgs.gov URISA 2004

  10. FGDC Standards Initiatives URISA 2004

  11. Future Directions “Making Framework Real” • Goal: Framework Data Standards approved, adopted, and implemented • Goal: Other standards of national importance as identified in OMB Circular A-016 (2002) to be approved, adopted, and implemented • Julie Maitra, FGDC Standards Coordinator, leads this effort with the FGDC Standards Working Group URISA 2004

  12. Registered Review: Preliminary Results • Number of registrants: 343 • Number of registrants who downloaded documents: 242 • Number of registrants who commented: 21 • Number of comments: 1000+ • Comments by theme/mode: TBD URISA 2004

  13. Framework data standards • Initially developed through Geospatial One-Stop, but FGDC has assumed leadership for continued standards activities. • Public review extended to November 15, 2004 • FGDC appreciates efforts by URISA to promote participation in public review • Comments being evaluated by editing committees • Approval by American National Standards Institute (ANSI) expected in CY 2005 • Implementation schemas that can be used to create, validate, and process geographic information will be publicly available. URISA 2004

  14. Other standards of national importance Baseline (Maritime) Biological Resources Climate Cultural and Demographic Statistics Cultural Resources Earth Cover Buildings and Facilities Federal Land Ownership Status Flood Hazards Geographic Names Geologic Housing International Boundaries Law Enforcement Statistics Marine Boundaries Offshore Minerals Outer Continental Shelf Submerged Lands Public Health Public Land Conveyance (patent) Records Shoreline Soils Transportation (Marine) Vegetation Watershed Boundaries Wetlands URISA 2004

  15. Other standards of national importance • Project to develop a Shoreline Data Content Standard approved by FGDC Standards WG in March 2004 • Address Data Standard completed public review in 2003; an editing committee composed of URISA representatives and other stakeholders was formed to ensure wide public representation. • The FGDC welcomes feedback from URISA to identify which data themes require standards and to help set the FGDC standards program of work in the near term. URISA 2004

  16. StandardsFGDC Contact Standards Coordinator Julie Binder Maitra (703) 648-4627 Jmaitra@usgs.gov URISA 2004

  17. FGDC Regional Strategy URISA 2004

  18. Some facts about regions: • 80% of all American’s live in metropolitan regions • Metro regions account for 85% of economic output • Integrated regional datasets are available in only about 30% of all metro regions URISA 2004

  19. Who needs regional geographic data? • Metropolitan Planning Offices • Watershed councils • Economic development boards • Chambers of Commerce • Emergency responders • Regional councils of government URISA 2004

  20. FGDC regional strategy • Targeted regional consortia in 2004 Cooperative Agreements Program • Working with the Alliance for Regional Stewardship to identify best practices in governance of inter-organizational networks • Testing technical protocols in regions • Framework content standards • Federal Enterprise Architecture URISA 2004

  21. FGDC Regional StrategyStaff Contact Kathy Covert (703) 648-4144 Klcovert@usgs.gov URISA 2004

  22. Questions? URISA 2004