NGP Standards and Specifications

About the NGP Standards and Specifications Team

The National Geospatial Program documents specifications and participates on standards development committees in order to facilitate the development and sharing of geospatial data and products, and to define the requirements that ensure all products and data prepared by the USGS under the NGP are consistent in accuracy, structure, format, style, and content.

Who are we and what do we do?

Who are we and what do we do?

The National Map employs three standards specialists who document the specifications for The National Map data products and help to track and report on industry standards that may apply to The National Map.


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