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The Department of Homeland Security’s GMO is pleased to announce the new online version of the HLS GeoCONOPS

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Geospatial Management Office (GMO) is pleased to announce the new online version of the Homeland Security (HLS) Geospatial Concept of Operations (GeoCONOPS). HLS GeoCONOPS online is hosted on the Federal Geospatial Platform in partnership with the Department of Interior (DOI). To access the HLS GeoCONOPS visit the following URL: /geoconops-home

The HLS GeoCONOPS is a strategic roadmap to understand, and improve, the coordination of geospatial activities across the entire spectrum of the Nation: from federal, to state, and local governments, to private sector and community organizations, academia, the research and development industry and citizens in support of Homeland Security and Homeland Defense (HD).

This website intended audience is the entire geospatial community within the Homeland Security Enterprise that supports the missions of the federal government under The Stafford Act, the National Response Framework (NRF) and Presidential Policy Directives (PPD-8), and (PPD-21). Benefits of the HLS GeoCONOPS include:

  • Geospatial Mission blueprint of the resources and capabilities available for support in Homeland Security Enterprise
  • Identifies points of coordination and collaboration
  • Documents authoritative geospatial data sources
  • Describes best practices
  • Identifies technical capabilities

The Homeland Security GeoCONOPS Community site is administered by The DHS GMO. For questions, comments, or to provide input, please contact the GMO via E-Mail: GMO@hq.dhs.gov