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Appendix C: Selected References

Web Sites of Interest

Cornell University Geospatial Information Repository (CUGIR)- A National Geospatial Clearinghouse Node. An active online repository in the National Spatial Data Clearinghouse program, this site provides geospatial data and metadata for New York State. There is an emphasis on features relevant to agriculture, ecology, natural resources, and human-environment interactions.

Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC). This site provides information on the activities of the FGDC and the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) project. The NSDI is a cooperative effort of State, local and tribal governments, the academic community, and the private sector and reports on the policies, standards, and procedures for organizations to cooperatively produce and share geographic data.

Federal Geographic Data Committee - National Geospatial Clearinghouse. The Clearinghouse is a collection of over 250 spatial data servers that have digital geographic data.

New York State Geographic Information System Clearinghouse . The NYS GIS Data Sharing Cooperative is a group of governmental entities and not-for-profit corporations which have executed Data Sharing Agreements for the purpose of sharing in the creation, use, and maintenance of GIS data sets in New York State.

Oklahoma City Economic Development Information System (OKCEDIS). The OKCEDIS is an Internet GIS application that offers immediate access to economic, business, planning, geographic, and demographic information in real time via the web. The website application allows users to view, create, and print maps; perform site selection searches; and customize and analyze demographic and business data.