"The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS's) Geospatial Management Office (GMO) has made a significant investment in the acquisition of imagery to support programs for development of geospatial data to support disaster preparedness and homeland security. Federal contributions continues to make significant progress in the ongoing challenge of coordinating, communicating, documenting, and reporting existing and proposed geospatial data to meet the ongoing goals for the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI). DHS fully supports OMB requirements set forth in Circular A-16 to participate in the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) as well as the requirements, guidance and standards provided by the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) and the e Government initiative goals of the Geospatial One-Stop (GOS) that implement the NSDI."
United States. Federal Geographic Data Committee: http://www.fgdc.gov/