The Survey shall establish a national geologic-map database.
The database shall serve as a national catalog and archive, distributed through links to Federal and State geologic map holdings, that includes—
(A)all maps developed with funding provided by the National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program, including under the Federal, State, and education components;
(B)the databases developed in connection with investigations under subclauses (III), (IV), and (V) of section
31c(d)(1)(C)(ii) of this title; and
(C)other maps and data that the Survey and the Association consider appropriate.
(1) In general
Geologic maps contributed to the national archives shall have format, symbols, and technical attributes that adhere to standards so that archival information can be accessed, exchanged, and compared efficiently and accurately, as required by Executive Order 12906 (59 Fed. Reg. 17,671 (1994)), which established the National Spatial Data Infrastructure.
(2) Development of standards
Entities that contribute geologic maps to the national archives shall develop the standards described in paragraph (1) in cooperation with the Federal Geographic Data Committee, which is charged with standards development and other data coordination activities as described in Office of Management and Budget revised Circular A–16.
Executive Order 12906, referred to in subsec. (b)(1), is set out as a note under section
1457 of this title.
2009—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 111–11, § 11001(g)(1), substituted “geologic-map” for “geologic map”.
Subsec. (a)(2)(A). Pub. L. 111–11, § 11001(g)(2), added subpar. (A) and struck out former subpar. (A) which read as follows: “all maps developed under the Federal component and the education component;”.
1999—Pub. L. 106–148substituted “geologic map database” for “geologic-map data base” in section catchline, added subsec. (a), and struck out heading and text of former subsec. (a). Text read as follows: “The Survey shall establish a national geologic-map data base. Such data base shall be a national archive that includes all maps developed pursuant to sections
31h of this title, the data bases developed pursuant to the investigations under sections
31c(d)(2)(C), (D), (E), and (F) of this title, and other maps and data as the Survey deems appropriate.”
1997—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 105–36added subsec. (b) and struck out heading and text of former subsec. (b). Text read as follows: “Geologic maps contributed to the national archives should have standardized format, symbols, and technical attributes so that archival information can be assimilated, manipulated, accessed, exchanged, and compared efficiently and accurately.”
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