Geospatial Training Unit

The Geospatial Training Unit (GTU) provides leadership and technical expertise to the Geospatial Subcommittee to support Geographic Information System (GIS)-related NWCG training. Primary objectives include:

  • Provide support and subject matter expertise to the NWCG Training Development Program for all aspects of the Geographic Information System (GIS) Specialist for Incident Management (S-341). Provide GIS support and information for Fire Management and ICS courses.
  • Provide technical review of other NWCG courses with geospatial content.
  • Coordinate with the NWCG Training Development Program and the Geographic Area Training Representatives to assist with course delivery.
Kathie Hansen
NWCG Coordinator: 
Paul Schlobohm
Parent Committee: 



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S-341 GIS Specialist for Incident Management Course Information

S-341,GIS Specialist for Incident Management

Five Sessions:
Sacramento, CA: March 5-9, 2018
Boise, ID: March 19-23, 2018
Albuquerque, NM: April 2-6, 2018
Raleigh, NC: April 23-27, 2018
Redmond, OR: April 30-May 4, 2018

2018 Course Announcement!


Nominations due November 1, 2017 

Classroom session size is limited.
NOTE: One nomination submission accepted per individual.

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