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Agency report
Laying the foundation for a geographic data clearinghouse

Extent: 14p., 462K., PDF 5.0
Description: Describes a framework for a Minnesota geographic data clearinghouse to be developed cooperatively with state and local government agencies, public and private organizations, and geographic data user
Date: September 1, 1997
Subject(s): Geographic information systems
Publisher: Minnesota Planning (Agency)
Contact: Nancy Rader, 651-201-2489

This report examines data access issues and the feasibility of establishing a Minnesota clearinghouse of computerized geographic information. This report of the Data Clearinghouse Committee of the Minnesota Governor's Council on Geographic Information describes a conceptual framework for a clearinghouse that would be a voluntary, cooperative effort of state and local government agencies, public and private organizations, and geographic data users. Resources on data preservation, technical standards, search engines and presentation tools also are outlined.

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