Justifications / Requirements for US National Grid (USNG) use in Florida…. or nationwide

  1. It is a national standard, (FGDC-STD-011–2001) circa 2001: https://www.fgdc.gov/usng
  2. State Fire Marshall’s office, circa 2006: http://www.myfloridacfo.com/Division/SFM/DOMSEC/FL_USNG.htm
  3. Florida Division of Emergency Management: http://www.floridadisaster.org/gis/usng/
  4. Florida Fire Chief’s Association Statewide Emergency Response Plan (SERP), 2010: http://www.ffca.org/media/cms/71/Documents/SERP_Plan_Approved_7_17_15.pdf (use CRTL F tool to search for word: “grid”).
  5. Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP), 2010: http://www.floridadisaster.org/documents/CEMP/2016/2016%20State%20CEMP%20(COMPLETE%20FINAL%20DRAFT).pdf (use CRTL F tool to search for word: “grid”).
  6. Land Search & Rescue Coordinate system designated per National Search & Rescue Committee, 2011: http://www.epcupdates.org/2012/03/nsarc-designates-usng-as-land-sar.html
  7. Florida Field Operations Guide (FOG), 2012: http://floridadisaster.org/FOG/chapter10E-ToolsResourcesandInformationManagement.pdf (pages 237–242)
  8. Florida Fire Chief’s Association / Florida Association for Search & Rescue USNG Position statement, 2015: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_0iHyk5LA9MNmZUVlY0SUdFRFk
  9. FEMA Directive 092–5, 2015: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_0iHyk5LA9MOXUwMU5UdXhUUnM
  10. NFPA 950: Standard for Data Development and Exchange for the Fire Service, 2013: 5.3.1.5.4 requires that an attribute exists that supports labelling of a point by US National Grid
  11. Language of Location — research & testing, 2015: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_0iHyk5LA9MakV4RnpEeENXYlU
  12. Florida Coast to Coast Trail Urban-Rural Overlay Study, 2016: http://c2cconnector.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/C2C_Overlay_Report_May_2016_web2.pdf (see document page 13, {PDF page 17} and note that the map atlas on pages 44{44}–80{84} is USNG gridded)

--

--

--

Promoting US National Grid implementation in Florida and nationwide.

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
USNG Florida

USNG Florida

Promoting US National Grid implementation in Florida and nationwide.

More from Medium

Zoom controls on MapHub

iTwin meets Unreal

Kriging the French temperatures

Raspberry Pi 4: Don’t use /dev/ttyS0!