Spatial Data Transfer Standard (SDTS)

Fact Sheet 205-95


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The Spatial Data Transfer Standard (SOTS) is a mechanism for the transfer of spatial data between dissimilar computer systems. The SOTS specifies exchange constructs, addressing formats, structure, and content for spatially referenced vector and raster (including gridded) data.

SOTS components are a conceptual model, specifications for a quality report, transfer module specifications, data dictionary specifications, and definitions of spatial features and attributes.

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Spatial Data Transfer Standard (SDTS)
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 205-95
DOI 10.3133/fs20595
Year Published 1995
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Description 2 p.
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