FGDC Cadastral Subcommittee - Projects and Workgroups

US Rights Work Group
This work group is reviewing the information required to manage the status and history of the rights in land on federal lands. At this time the group is focused on US Surface Rights.

Charter
The US Rights, Authorizations, and Restrictions Working Group is focused on describing the attributes, domains of values, features, and spatial extent of US Rights, Authorizations, and Restrictions for properties that have an interest held or managed by the federal government.

Rights and Interest Summary
The US Rights, Authorizations, and Restrictions Working Group is focused on describing the attributes, domains of values, features, and spatial extent of US Rights, Authorizations, and Restrictions for properties that have an interest held or managed by the federal government.

Final Report of the Working Group
This is the final report of the US Rights Working Group recommending an optimum solution for a consistently maintained and authoritative US rights data set would focus on the BLM’s federal lands data systems and encourage all federal agencies to report acquisitions and holdings to this system.

BLM Surface Management Agency Discussion
This "Surface Management Agency" (SMA) GIS data layer depicts federal land for the United States and classifies these holdings by the active federal managing agency. Federal surface land management agency means a Federal Agency having administrative jurisdiction over the surface of Federal lands.

Oregon Land Status Demonstration Powerpoint
This is a powerpoint on the Oregon Land Records System presented at the Dec 10 Meeting.

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Powerpoint
This is a powerpoint on the EBCI Land GIS System presented at the Jan 26 Meeting.

Tribal Data Sovereignty Story Map
This story map describes the data management and privacy issues impacting tribal data along with a Tribal Lands and reservation history.