institutional and inter-institutional aspects

DM-60 - Spatial data infrastructures
  • Obtain data from a spatial data infrastructure for a particular application
  • Explain the vision, history, and status of the U.S. National Map
  • Explain the vision, history, and status of the U.S. National Spatial Data Infrastructure
  • Compare and contrast U.S. initiatives to European geographic information infrastructures
  • Explain the vision, history, and status of the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure
GS-10 - Balancing data access, security, and privacy
  • Assess the effect of restricting data in the context of the availability of alternate sources of data
  • Exemplify areas where post-9/11 changes in policies have restricted or expanded data access
DM-64 - Adoption of standards
  • Compare and contrast the impact effect of time for developing consensus-based standards with immediate operational needs
  • Explain how a business case analysis can be used to justify the expense of implementing consensus-based standards
  • Identify organizations that focus on developing standards related to GIS&T
  • Identify standards that are used in GIS&T
  • Explain how resistance to change affects the adoption of standards in an organization coordinating a GIS
DM-63 - Spatial data infrastructures
  • Explain how clearing houses, metadata, and standards can help facilitate spatial data sharing
  • Explain how privacy and commoditization of data impact decisions regarding spatial data infrastructures
DM-60 - Spatial data infrastructures
  • Obtain data from a spatial data infrastructure for a particular application
  • Explain the vision, history, and status of the U.S. National Map
  • Explain the vision, history, and status of the U.S. National Spatial Data Infrastructure
  • Compare and contrast U.S. initiatives to European geographic information infrastructures
  • Explain the vision, history, and status of the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure
GS-10 - Balancing data access, security, and privacy
  • Assess the effect of restricting data in the context of the availability of alternate sources of data
  • Exemplify areas where post-9/11 changes in policies have restricted or expanded data access

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