NGDA Reporting Timeline
The table below is a reporting timeline for NGDA reports required from NGDA Dataset Managers, Theme Leads, and NGDA Portfolio Management.
For questions, contact the NGDATeam@FGDC.gov.
|Report||Frequency||Overarching Requirement||Purpose||Primary Point of Contact|
|Theme Strategic Plan (TSP)||Every 3-5 Years based on agency requirements||Theme Strategic Plan||Long term Theme Strategy including Theme goals, objectives, and actions needed to achieve the overall strategy.||Lorna Schmid Lorna@usgs.gov|
|Theme Implementation Plan (TIP)||Yearly: due October 31||Theme Strategic Plan||Objectives and actions completed during the fiscal year toward meeting the Theme Strategic Plan.||Lorna Schmid Lorna@usgs.gov|
|FGDC Annual Report||Yearly: starting in August/September||FGDC Annual Report||Theme contribution to FGDC Annual Report .||Lucia Foulkes email@example.com|
|Lifecycle Maturity Assessment (LMA)||As required by the FGDC||Lifecycle Maturity Assessment (LMA)||Assessment completed by NGDA Dataset managers to determine the maturity of an NGDA dataset.||Lorna Schmid Lorna@usgs.gov|
|NGDA Dataset Report||As required by the FGDC||Lifecycle Maturity Assessment (LMA)||Detailed report of the maturity of an NGDA dataset based on the LMA.||Lorna Schmid Lorna@usgs.gov|
|Theme Summary Report||As required by the FGDC||Lifecycle Maturity Assessment (LMA)||Detailed report of aggregate maturity of NGDA associated with a Theme based on the LMA.||Lorna Schmid Lorna@usgs.gov|
|Metadata Record Update||Continual as NGDA information changes or as required by NGDA agency||Metadata||NGDA metadata update based on changes to information, services or download capabilities associated with an NGDA. Metadata is publish to agency to department to data.gov.||NGDATeam@fgdc.gov; Data.gov|