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).