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Geospatial standard operating procedures of the Chesapeake Bay Program

March 16, 2023


The Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) has operated a geographic information system (GIS) program since the early 1990s to address the established and growing need for and use of geospatial data, maps, and analysis within the CBP Partnership. This report is intended to detail the standard operating procedures of the CBP GIS program and address the quality assurance, quality control, and other technical activities that CBP will implement to ensure the commitment of the CBP GIS Team to performance standards (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2003). The report is intended as an update to the 2011 Quality Assurance Project Plan (QAPP). For specialized tasks or analytical projects beyond the scope of this QAPP, a separate specialized QAPP with details on quality control, assurance procedures, and the geospatial methods associated with all aspects of the project may be required.

Publication Year 2023
Title Geospatial standard operating procedures of the Chesapeake Bay Program
DOI 10.3133/ofr20231007
Authors John Wolf, Labeeb Ahmed, Peter Claggett, Andrew Fitch, Frederick Irani, Sarah McDonald, David Strong, Renee Thompson, Zhaoying Wei
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Open-File Report
Series Number 2023-1007
Index ID ofr20231007
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Eastern Geographic Science Center; Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center; VA/WV Water Science Center