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Cooperative Agreements Program (CAP) Grant


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Data Discovery Day
Ron Salz, President

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Cooperative Agreements Program (CAP) Grant

  1. 1. HIGICC participation in the FGDC 50 States Initiative
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  3. 3. CAP Grant Categories Category 1: Metadata Trainer and Outreach Assistance Category 2: Best Practices in Geospatial Service Oreinted Architecture (SOA) Category 3: Fifty States Initiative Category 4: Joint Canadian and United States Spatial Data Infrastructure Project Category 5: Building data stewardship for The National Map and the NSDI Category 6: FGDC-Endorsed Standards Implementation Assistance and Outreach (excluding Metadata Standards)
  4. 4. Category 3 50 States Initiative Projects will develop and implement statewide strategic and business plans that will facilitate the coordination of programs, policies, technologies, and resources that enable the coordination, collection, documentation, discovery, distribution, exchange and maintenance of geospatial information in support of the NSDI and the objectives of the Fifty States Initiative Action Plan.
  5. 5. NSGIC
  6. 6. HIGICC’s Proposal HIGICC submitted a proposal because of a need • HIGICC granted public charity status in 1999 • CAP Grant recipients for Metadata Training and Clearinghouse • Completion of I-Plan • Many data developers, providers and users • All Volunteer, 501c3
  7. 7. Project Goals • Workshops and interviews will enable HIGICC to understand stakeholder data needs and to solicit their recommendations for enhancing coordination and giving further definition to the roles and responsibilities for HIGICC. • The result will be an overall vision of HIGICC, and data coordination in general, that members and other stakeholders can align with and that enhances Hawai`i’s participation in the National Spatial Data Infrastructure, tailored to our circumstances.
  8. 8. Major Tasks • Facilitated workshops and individual interviews with geospatial data providers and consumers throughout the state in the strategic planning process. . • At least one workshop will be held on Kauai, Oahu, Maui and the Island of Hawai`i , with additional interviews to be held with critical stakeholders. • The project schedule includes: • selection of a Project Manager and contractor within 3 months after award; • initiate the project within 1 month after award of contract; • complete workshops within 2-3 months; • 1-2 months to prepare the strategic plan and business plan documents; • and 1-2 months for final review and acceptance of strategy by stakeholders.
  9. 9. Letters of Support • USGS Hawai`i and Pacific Islands NSDI Partnership Office, Geospatial Liaison • Pacific Basin Information Node (PBIN), NBII • National Park Service, Pacific Islands Office • US Fish and Wildlife Service, Hawai`i Islands Refuges • NOAA Coral Reef Ecosystem Division • Army Corps of Engineers • Marine Corps Base Hawai`i • State of Hawai`i, Office of Planning, GIS Program • University of Hawai`i Library • University of Hawai`i Biodiversity and Mapping Group • University of Hawai`i School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) • City and County of Honolulu • County of Hawai`i • County of Kauai • County of Maui • Pacific Disaster Center • Malama Maunalua • ESRI