International Steering Committee for Global Mapping: Global Map Data
Entry ID: ISCGM_GLOBAL

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Summary
Abstract: The concept of Global Mapping, and the establishment of an international body
for Global Mapping, was first proposed by the Ministry of Construction of Japan
(MOC) in 1992; and in 1994 the Geospatial Information Authority of Japan (GSI)
proposed the first draft Map Specifications. The project currently involves the
participation of many interested nations.

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Description: Download the Global Map Data.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Quality Logical consistency will be kept. For example, there will not be different
elevation values in the same still water body. Features will not be duplicated
or omitted where they meet the selection criteria. Metadata will document the
data's quality.
Access Constraints Users must create an account and login in order to access Global Map Data.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
International Sterring Committee for Global Mapping Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.iscgm.org/cgi-bin/fswiki/wiki.cgi

Data Center Personnel
Name: SECRETARIAT OF THE INTERNATIONAL STEERING COMMITTEE FOR GLOBAL MAPPING
Email: sec at iscgm.org
Contact Address:
Geospatial Information Authority of Japan Kitasato 1
City: Tsukuba
Province or State: Ibaraki
Postal Code: 305-0811
Country: Japan
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Publications/References
Global Map Technical Specifications (Draft), Secretariat of ISCGM, Global
Mapping Forum 97, Gifu, Japan.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-06-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-02-11
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