The intended audience for this document is the entire geospatial community supporting the missions of the federal government under The Stafford Act, the National Response Framework (NRF) and Presidential Policy Directive 8 (PPD-8), and Presidential Policy Directive 21 (PPD-21). This includes stakeholders and actors representing the Emergency Support Functions (ESFs), the Joint Field Offices (JFO), Federal Operations Centers, the disaster preparedness exercise and evaluation community, and those involved in other NRF missions. Individuals representing these groups and activities have been extensively engaged in providing input for this document.
This GeoCONOPS provides a strategic roadmap and knowledge base to understand, and improve, coordinating 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).

Updated on September 1, 2018