All About the Wetland Image Gallery
The Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) is an interagency committee that promotes the coordinated development, use, sharing, and dissemination of geospatial data on a national basis. This nationwide data publishing effort is known as the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI). The NSDI is a physical, organizational, and virtual network designed to enable the development and sharing of this nation's digital geographic information resources. FGDC activities are administered through the FGDC Secretariat, hosted by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Wetland Image Gallery.
The Wetland Image Gallery is a compilation of wetland images and
corresponding information for the FGDC Wetland Classification System.
The Gallery provides an image framework of the various and multitude of
potential wetlands habitats. The intent is to support, update, and add
new images as examples to compliment the classification scheme within
Classification of Wetlands and Deep Water Habitats of the United
Images are in color and represent ten basic wetland categories:
The general public, government personnel, wetland scientists,
geographers, environmentalists, and other interested parties can
contribute to the Wetland Image Gallery. Civic groups,
schools, and college programs and departments are encouraged to organize a group effort
or project to collect images and information for addition to the
All submissions are reviewed before inclusion in the wetland gallery. Please refer to Image Specifications in the Submission Guide and Review Process for requirements. Contributors of accepted images will receive credit in the acknowledgements section of the image data.