The Spatial Data Transfer Standard - Guide for Technical Managers : a concise, comprehensive guide to the SDTS for technical managers in spatial data user organizations and software development groups involved in SDTS use or implementation. (Download the free Adobe Reader)
The Spatial Data Transfer Standard - Handbook for Technical Staff : a "road map" to the SDTS for technical staff involved in SDTS implementation. (Download the free Adobe Reader)
Part 4: Topological Vector Profile: a profile of SDTS (FIPS 173) that deals with fully topologically structured vector data.
DLG-3 SDTS Transfer Description: describes how USGS DLG-3 data is transferred using SDTS TVP.
TIGER/SDTS Prototype Files Preliminary Description: describes the Census Bureau's TIGER/SDTS data set.
Programmers Reference manual for FIPS 123 Function Library: this is a complete guide to the use of the library including installation procedures, descriptions of all functions, and an overview of the FIPS 123 (ISO 8211) standard.(Appendix E which includes listings of the four sample programs is not included in printed copy, but are available on disk)
Users Manual for Master Data Dictionary: describes SDTS Master Data Dictionary support software which creates master data dictionary transfers (described in Annex A of the TVP).
Currently, only hardcopy of some SDTS Users Guides are available. They may be obtained by sending mail to:
SDTS Task Force
U.S. Geological Survey
1400 Independence Road
Rolla, MO 65401
The workshop focused on identifying, discussing, and solving common problems associated with producing SDTS data and writing software for consumers of SDTS data.
For more information, see the National SDTS Implementors' Workshop Results Web Page.
Other material available include:
U.S. Department of the Interior
|| U.S. Geological Survey
1400 Independence Road, Rolla, MO 65401
For general information call: (573)308-3500
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