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What does FGDC-CSDSM stand for?

FGDC-CSDSM stands for Federal Geographic Data Committee Content Standard for Digital Spatial Metadata

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The following is the recommended bibliographic citation for this publication: Federal Geographic Data Committee. FGDC-STD-001-1998. Content standard for digital geospatial metadata (revised June 1998). Federal Geographic Data Committee. Washington, D. C.
g. jurisdiction, address), for the purposes of learning how data makes it on to Data. gov, “geospatial data” here specifically refers to spatial data that has historically been included on GeoPlatform. gov and that includes robust geospatial metadata standards such as the Federal Geographic Data Committee’s Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC CSDGM) or ISO 19115:2003. These geospatial metadata standards are needed to properly display data on GeoPlatform.