Appendix E Acronyms and Initialisms


ASCS

Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service


BLM

Bureau of Land Management


C-CAP

Coastal Change and Analysis Program


DEM

Digital Elevation Model

DLG

Digital Line Graphs

DOI

Department of the Interior

DOQ

Digital Orthophoto Quadrangle

DOT

Department of Transportation

DRG

Digital Raster Graphics


EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

ESPI

Environmental Systems Research Institute


FDLP

Federal Depository Library Program

FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FGDC

Federal Geographic Data Committee


GAO

General Accounting Office

GCDB

Geographic Coordinate Database

GIS

Geographic Information System

GNIS

Geographic Names Information System

GPO

Government Printing Office

GPS

Global Positioning System


ISO

International Organization for Standardization


MAF

Master Address File



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Appendix E Acronyms and Initialisms ASCS Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service BLM Bureau of Land Management C-CAP Coastal Change and Analysis Program DEM Digital Elevation Model DLG Digital Line Graphs DOI Department of the Interior DOQ Digital Orthophoto Quadrangle DOT Department of Transportation DRG Digital Raster Graphics EPA Environmental Protection Agency ESPI Environmental Systems Research Institute FDLP Federal Depository Library Program FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency FGDC Federal Geographic Data Committee GAO General Accounting Office GCDB Geographic Coordinate Database GIS Geographic Information System GNIS Geographic Names Information System GPO Government Printing Office GPS Global Positioning System ISO International Organization for Standardization MAF Master Address File

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MSC Mapping Science Committee NAD 83 North American Datum of 1983 NAPA National Academy of Public Administration NAS National Academy of Sciences NAVD 88 North American Vertical Datum of 1988 NCGIA National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis NDCDB National Digital Cartographic Data Base NDOP National Digital Orthophoto Program NILS National Integrated Land System NIMA National Imagery and Mapping Agency NMD National Mapping Division NMP National Mapping Program NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NRC National Research Council NRCan Natural Resources Canada NRCS Natural Resources Conservation Service NSDI National Spatial Data Infrastructure NSGIC National States Geographic Information Council OGC Open GIS Consortium OMB Office of Management and Budget TIGER Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing USDA United States Department of Agriculture USGS United States Geological Survey