Federal Emergency Management Information System (FEMIS) Bill of Materials (BOM) for FEMIS version 1.4.5

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This document describes the hardware and software required for the Federal Emergency Management Information System version 1.4.5 (FEMIS v1.4.5). The FEMIS system is designed for a single Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP) site that has multiple Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs). Each EOC has personal computers (PCs) that emergency planners and operations personnel use to do their jobs. These PCs are connected via a local area network (LAN) to servers that provide EOC-wide services. Each EOC is interconnected to other EOCs via a Wide Area Network (WAN). A UNIX server provides a platform to support the Oracle relational database management ... continued below

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Fangman, P.M.; Gerhardstein, L.H. & Homer, B.J. June 5, 1998.

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This document describes the hardware and software required for the Federal Emergency Management Information System version 1.4.5 (FEMIS v1.4.5). The FEMIS system is designed for a single Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP) site that has multiple Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs). Each EOC has personal computers (PCs) that emergency planners and operations personnel use to do their jobs. These PCs are connected via a local area network (LAN) to servers that provide EOC-wide services. Each EOC is interconnected to other EOCs via a Wide Area Network (WAN). A UNIX server provides a platform to support the Oracle relational database management system (RDBMS) distributed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), ARC/INFO geographic information system (GIS) capabilities (optional), basic file management services, the evacuation model (ESIM), the data exchange interface (DEI), and the notification service. FEMIS is a client/server system where much of the application software is located in the client PC. This client software includes the FEMIS application, government furnished dispersion and evacuation models, and Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) software applications, including the ArcView GIS and Microsoft Project (electronic planning). Several configurations are possible at a CSEPP site. In this document, a site is understood to include several installations of FEMIS, including the Depot, surrounding Immediate Response Zone (IRZ) and Protective Action Zone (PAZ) counties, and one or more state EOCs. In general, the main differences between possible configurations are the numbers of PC workstations at an installation, the location of the UNIX server(s), and the WAN links between installations.

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OSTI as DE98054739

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  • Other Information: PBD: 5 Jun 1998

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  • Other: DE98054739
  • Report No.: PNL--10689-Ver.1.4.5
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/663230 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 663230
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc704587

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Fangman, P.M.; Gerhardstein, L.H. & Homer, B.J. Federal Emergency Management Information System (FEMIS) Bill of Materials (BOM) for FEMIS version 1.4.5, report, June 5, 1998; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc704587/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.