DQA

Data Quality Act

DRM

digital rights management


EIA

Energy Information Administration

EOSAT

Earth Observation Satellite Company

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

ESRI

Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.

EU

European Union


FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FAIR

Federal Activities Inventory Reform Act

FAR

Federal Acquisition Regulations

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

FDL

Federal Depository Libraries

FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FGDC

Federal Geographic Data Committee

FHA

Federal Highway Administration

FOIA

Freedom of Information Act

FRA

Federal Railroad Administration


GDT

Geographic Data Technologies, Inc.

GIS

Geographic Information System

GPO

U.S. Government Printing Office

GPS

Global Positioning System

GSA

General Services Administration


HUD

Department of Housing and Urban Development


INS

International News Service

ISO

International Organization for Standardization


MAF

Master Address File

MAPPS

Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors

MOU

memorandum of understanding


NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NCCUSL

National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws

NCLIS

National Commission on Libraries and Information Science

NEXTMap

name of product offered by Intermap Technologies, Inc.

NGA National

Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (formerly NIMA)

NGO

nongovernmental organization

NHTSA

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

NIMA

National Imagery and Mapping Agency (now NGA)

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NRC

National Research Council



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