Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information

Terms of Reference
The terms of reference for SC-AGI are:
 
a. To promote long-term preservation and accessibility of geographic information relating to Antarctica and the Southern Ocean in sustainable repositories;
b. To assist in establishing Antarctic geographic information management policies, priorities and best practices;
c. To encourage submission of geographic information and names information to the SCAR ADD and SCAR CGA;
d. To distribute maps of Antarctica to SCAR members;
e. To provide linkages to national mapping agencies and national names committees for Antarctica;
f. In partnership with SCADM, to work with SCAR SSGs, COMNAP, CEP, ATCMs and the IHO to continue to develop the SCAR ADD and SCAR CGA, Feature Catalogue and related symbology;
g. To create an Antarctic Spatial Data Infrastructure;
h. To maintain and/or further develop the Antarctic Topographic Database, Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica, Antarctic Map Catalogue and such other products as Delegates request.