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Theme Lead Agencies: United States Geological Survey (USGS), United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
Theme Leads: Megan Lang (FWS), Becci Anderson (USGS)

Water Inland


Committees and Work Groups

Geospatial Standards

Water - Inland Theme Definition: Interior hydrologic features and characteristics, including classification, measurements, location, and extent. Includes aquifers, watersheds, wetlands, navigation, water quality, water quantity, and groundwater information.

FDGC Spatial Water Data Subcommittee

FGDC Wetlands Subcommittee

Advisory Committee on Water Information (ACWI)

Watershed Boundary Dataset Stewards Network

National Hydrography Dataset Stewards Network

Classification of Wetlands and Deepwater Habitats in the United States (2013)

Geospatial Positioning Accuracy Standards, Part 5: Standards for Nautical Charting Hydrographic Surveys (2005)

Wetlands Mapping Standard (2009)

Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard (2012)

Riparian Mapping Standard

Federal Standards for Delineation of Hydrologic Unit Boundaries

Shoreline Data Content Standard

Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata: Part 2, Metadata Profile for Shoreline Data

Maintenance and Review of the National Wetland Classification Standard (In development), Codes for Identification of Hydrologic Units in the U.S. and the Caribbean (Outlying) Areas (INCITS) (2010)

NGDA Water Inland Community

NGDA Water Inland Community

Community Type: A-16
Sponsor: FGDC
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