Data Standards and Terminology Subcommittee

The Data Standards and Terminology Subcommittee (DSTS) provides national leadership to develop, disseminate, and promote universal data standards and terminology for wildland fire management. Primary objectives include:

  • Administer the process to develop, approve, and maintain NWCG data standards, including geospatial data standards. Publish these standards in the document PMS 910.
  • Administer the process to update and maintain the NWCG Glossary of Wildland Fire Terminology (PMS 205).
Kathie Hansen and Roshelle Pederson
NWCG Coordinator: 
Paul Schlobohm
Parent Committee: 
Meeting Schedule: 
Monthly on the third Tuesday
Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
Dec 2017