Association of American State Geologists Home page: AASG home The Association of American State Geologists (AASG) is an organization
of the chief executives of the state geological surveys in 50 states
and Puerto Rico. Founded in 1908, AASG seeks to advance the science and practical
application of geology and related earth sciences in the United States
Energistics Home page: Energistics Home Page Energistics is a global consortium that facilitates an inclusive user
community for the development, deployment and maintenance of collaborative
technologies using open data exchange standards for the upstream oil and natural
ESSI-Lab Home page: ESSI-Lab The Earth and Space Science Informatics Laboratory (ESI-Lab) works on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for Geosciences with the University of Florence, University of Padua, and the Istituto di Metodologie per l’Analisi Ambientale (IMAA) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR).
Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) Home page: FGDC home page The Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) is an interagency
committee that promotes the coordinated development, use, sharing, and
dissemination of geospatial data on a national basis. This nationwide
data publishing effort is known as the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI). The
International Organization for Standardization Home page: ISO Home Page (from ISO about page): ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the world's largest developer and publisher of International StandardsISO is a network of the national standards institutes of 159 countries, one member per country, with a Central Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland,...
U. S. Geological Survey Home page: USGS Home Page An unbiased, multi-disciplinary science organization that focuses on biology,
geography, geology, geospatial information, and water; dedicated to the
timely, relevant, and impartial study of the landscape, our natural resources,
and the natural hazards. Learn more about USGS goals and...
U.S. Geoscience Information Network Home page: http://usgin.org The US Geoscience Information Network is a partnership of the Association of American State Geologists (AASG - state geological surveys) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) whose purpose is to develop a national geoscience information framework that is distributed, interoperable, uses open source...
World Wide Web Consortium Home page: W3C home page World Wide Web Consortium. The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) develops interoperable technologies (specifications, guidelines, software, and tools) to lead the Web to its full potential. W3C is a forum for information, commerce, communication, and collective understanding.