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CGI-developed data standards

OGC data standards

ISO data standards for Geographic Information/Geomatics (TC211)

Ontologies, vocabularies, semantic web principles and technologies

International Professional Organisations
International Council for Science (ICSU)
International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS)
International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG)
International and National Standards Bodies and Data Sharing Collaborations
Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
ICSU Committee on Data for Science and Technology (ICSU-CODATA)
ICSU World Data
Commission for the Geological Map of the World (CGMW)
International Geoscience Programme (ICGP)
IUGS International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS)
GEO Group on Earth
Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community (INSPIRE)
Australia/NZ Government Geoscience Information
AuScope (Australia)
Geoscience Information in Africa (GIRAF)
US Geoscience Information Network (USGIN)
US National Geologic Map Database Project (NGMDB)
Digital Mapping Techniques (DMT)
National and Provincial Geological Surveys
Global directory of geological surveys (maintained by the Geological Survey of Japan)
Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Applied geoscience and Technology Division (SOPAC)
Association of American State Geologists (AAGS)
Geoscience Information Consortium (GIC)
CGI Secretariat