Framework data are the basics - the information that is crucial to the most people. IGIC members, partners, and stakeholders have worked together to identify and define framework data catagories and layers. Those definitions were included in the IndianaMap legislation passed in 2007.
This legislation also required IGIC to present recommendations on a statewide data integration plan to the Indiana State Geographic Information Officer (GIO). To accomplish this, IGIC has formed a series of workgroups to develop plans for each of the framework data layers. These plans show how each data layer can be integrated into a single, statewide map - the IndianaMap. Combined, the plans will become the statewide data integration plan that is recommended to the GIO.
Framework data workgroups under the IndianaMap Committee include:
Sec. 14. The state GIS officer shall do the following: