World-Wide Human Geography Data Working Group
Track: Spatial Data Infrastructure
Authors: Elizabeth Lyon
The World-Wide Human Geography Data Working Group focuses on the need for human geography global foundation data for a deeper understanding of cultures, activities & attitudes. A voluntary 'whole-of-governments' approach is needed to leverage ongoing global efforts to identify, capture, build, share, and disseminate the best available Human Geography data to promote human security. Through its members, the WG has discovered and cataloged data sources at nga.maps.arcgis.com/home/index.html.