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IS-61.B: The Homeland Security Geospatial Concept-of-Operations (GeoCONOPS) In Depth

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Course Overview

The Homeland Security Geospatial Concept of Operations has been designed to present the 4 basic values of the GeoCONOPS to users from several perspectives:

  • Points-of-Collaboration
  • Technical Capabilities
  • Sources for Authoritative Data
  • Best Practices

These perspectives include technical, policy and doctrine and professional. The module “GeoCONOPS In-Depth” focuses on the GeoCONOPS relevance and importance to federal policy and doctrine for emergency management with a focus on the National Preparedness Directive – PPD-8 and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). At the conclusion of this module, students will be familiarized with the importance of the 4 key values of the GeoCONOPS to the National Preparedness System, NIMS and the Incident Command System (ICS)

Primary Audience

Geospatial technical personnel supporting operations centers at State and Local Government; this will also include technical staff located in DHS regional offices.





Course Length:

0.5 hours
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