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National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program

Program Status Reporting

As mandated by the National Geologic Mapping Act (NGMA) of 1992 (Public Law 102–285) and its reauthorizations of 1997, 1999, and 2009 (Public Laws 105–36, 106–148, and 111–11, respectively), the Federal Advisory Committee (FAC) for the National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program is required to submit a report to the Secretary of the Interior that evaluates progress made toward fulfilling the federal, state, and educational components of the NGMA as well as an evaluation of the progress of the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program (NGGDPP) as established by the NGGDPP Act of 2005 (Public Law 109–58). Documents to satisfy this requirement are available herein. Additional reporting will be provided as content becomes available.

2009 FAC Report to the Secretary of the Interior

2010 FAC Report to the Secretary of the Interior

2011 FAC Report to the Secretary of the Interior

2012 Biennial Report from the Secretary of Interior to Congress