Federal Data Standards For Wetlands
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) uses data standards to increase the quality and compatibility of its data. This approach increases the opportunity to share data and reduce occurrence of redundant data development.
- Classification System Standard: Classification of Wetlands and Deepwater Habitats of the United States
Data Layer Standard:
FGDC Wetland Mapping Standard (PDF)
- All USFWS Data Standards
Wetlands Layer - National Spatial Data Infrastructure: A Phased Approach to Completion and Modernization (PDF)
- National Standards and Quality Components for Wetlands, Deepwater and Related Habitat Mapping (PDF)