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Two CRS reports on GIS

Thanks to Steven Aftergood at Secrecy News for these CRS reports:

  • Geospatial Information and Geographic Information Systems (GIS): An Overview for Congress, by Peter Folger, Specialist in Energy and Natural Resources Policy, Congressional Research Service 7-5700, R41825 (May 18, 2011).

    Includes information on The Basics, Examples of Why and How Geospatial Information Is Used, and How Geospatial Data Is Managed at the Federal Level.

  • Issues and Challenges for Federal Geospatial Information, by Peter Folger, Specialist in Energy and Natural Resources Policy, Congressional Research Service 7-5700, R41826 (May 18, 2011).

    Includes information on Issues with Organization and Management, Data Sharing, and Coordination; Recent Legislation; Non-Federal Stakeholders; and a section on “A National GIS?”.

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