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Spatial Metadata Standard

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Spatial Metadata Standard
Number 
161.02
Adopted
September 10, 2014
Purpose 

This standards establishes and references the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata.  The objective of this standard is to protect state investments in significant location based data/databases and geospatial data holdings through standardized data documentation, and where appropriate, facilitate data reuse and data discovery.

This standard requires metadata development for all existing, new or newly redesigned location based databases and geospatial data sets.  

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