Standards

Standards Process: (Who, What, and How)

Committee Workflow
INCITS Proposal Template

Ongoing Standards Activities:
Standards/Guidelines Development

Draft Guidelines for Procurement of Commercial Geospatial Mapping Products
Draft Guidelines for In Situ Metric Camera Calibration

ASPRS Standards, Guidelines, and Best Practices:
Standards

ASPRS Positional Accuracy Standards for Digital Geospatial Data *NEW*
LASer (LAS) Common Data Exchange Format Activity

Guidelines

ASPRS Guidelines for the Procurement of Geospatial Mapping Products and Services
Procurement Guidelines – GIS Footnote

Best Practices
Legacy ASPRS Standards and Guidelines

DRAFT ASPRS Guidelines Horizontal Accuracy Reporting for Lidar Data(inactive/not adopted)
ASPRS Interim Accuracy Standards for Large Scale Maps (1990, superseded by new ASPRS Positional Accuracy Standards for Digital Geospatial Data)
ASPRS Guidelines Vertical Accuracy Reporting for Lidar Data (2004, superseded by new ASPRS Positional Accuracy Standards for Digital Geospatial Data)

Standards Committee Documents and Meeting information:
Documents

ASPRS Policy on the development, maintenance, approval, and compliance of ASPRS Authored Geographic Information Standards – August 2007/Modified July 2009
ASPRS Policy on Recognition of Non-ASPRS Authored Geographic Information Standards and Specifications-August 2007
ASPRS Policy on the development, maintenance, and approval of ASPRS Authored Geographic Information Specifications, Best Practices, Guidelines, and Handbooks – July 2009
ASPRS Standards template

Meeting Agenda and Reports
Spring 2006, Fall 2006
Standards Organizations

International Standards Organization www.iso.org
ISO Technical Committee 211 – Geographic Information www.isotc211.org/
American National Standards Institute www.ansi.org
ANSI INCITS L1 – Geographic Information www.incits-l1.org/
Open Geospatial Consortium www.opengeospatial.org
Federal Geographic Data Committee Standards www.fgdc.gov/standards
Standards Setting Organizations www.consortiuminfo.org/links/
Standards.Gov standards.gov

Standards Resources

NASA Standards Cost Benefit Study