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Technical instructions and supplemental information that define and describe USGS programs and activities.
Standards and formats
  Standards describe the specifications, requirements, and procedures used to generate USGS geospatial data and maps.

National Geospatial Program Standards and Specifications







Geologic Map Standards



Geochemical Reference Standards


Naming Systems
  Naming systems are used to classify, categorize, and inventory large collections of similar or related features or terms.

Geographic Names Information System



Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature



GEOLEX - Geologic Names Lexicon


Other Resources

Water Data Acquisition Handbook



Center Libraries and Information Resources



U.S. Antarctic Resource Center



Tampa Bay Digital Library



USGS Thesaurus



Biocomplexity Thesaurus



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