Procedure: MINIMUM MAP ELEMENTS FOR INTERNET MAP SERVER (IMS) APPLICATIONS
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||Minimum Map Elements for Internet Map Server (IMS) Applications|
This standard identifies and defines the minimum set of map elements required for an IMS application on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Internet and Intranet sites. These map elements are not specific to a particular software package or project type and should not hinder creativity in developing new tools or improving site functionality. The purpose of these map elements is to provide a consistent set of core elements for all mapping applications in the Service.
||Division of Information Technology Management, FWS Region 1|
|Historical Data||For information on past versions of this standard, contact the National Data Administrator, Branch of Data and Systems Services, Division of Information Resources and Technology Management.|
At a minimum, Service personnel will include the following set of map elements in all mapping applications developed with Internet mapping software and deployed for use on FWS Internet and Intranet sites:
The listed map elements should be contained within, or available from, the browser window of the mapping application. Existing Service guidelines for web page design are not addressed in this standard. See Reference section for link to FWS web guidelines on design standards for official home pages.
|Initial Approval Date
||March 13, 2010|
|Data Steward||Pending Assignment|
|Point of Contact||Chris Lett, National FWS GIS Coordinator, Branch of Data and System Services, Division of Information Resources and Technology Management.|