FEMA IS-61.B: The Homeland Security Geospatial Concept-of-Operations (GeoCONOPS) In Depth 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:
- 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)
Geospatial technical personnel supporting operations centers at State and Local Government; this will also include technical staff located in DHS regional offices.