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Spatial Data Transfer Standard (SDTS)

January 1, 1995

The Spatial Data Transfer Standard (SOTS) is a mechanism for the transfer of spatial data between dissimilar computer systems. The SOTS specifies exchange constructs, addressing formats, structure, and content for spatially referenced vector and raster (including gridded) data.

SOTS components are a conceptual model, specifications for a quality report, transfer module specifications, data dictionary specifications, and definitions of spatial features and attributes.

Publication Year 1995
Title Spatial Data Transfer Standard (SDTS)
DOI 10.3133/fs20595
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 205-95
Index ID fs20595
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse