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MCINCR - Marine Corps Base Quantico

 

MCINCR - Marine Corps Base Quantico

"Crossroads of the Marine Corps"

Geographic Information Systems

The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Section assists in the safe operation and management of daily activities in the RTA by creating dynamic Surface Danger Zones (SDZs) and Weapon Danger Zones (WDZs) for all ranges aboard the installation.  The GIS Section also assists planning for future range development and provides map services for units training aboard MCB Quantico.

The Range Management Branch GIS Section must follow specific rules and guidelines set forth by GEOFidelis, the Marine Corps-wide entity that manages GIS at all Marine Corps installations.

CAPABILITIES

  • Building SDZs and WDZs using the Range Managers Toolkit (RMTK)
  • Producing maps and graphics in support of various training missions
  • Conducting Global Positioning System (GPS) field survey work
  • Performing three dimensional and spatial analysis
  • Assisting in the layout and design of new ranges and training facilities
  • Developing and managing spatial databases
  • Geo-coding and analyzing noise complaints

POLICIES AND GUIDANCE

RMB GIS must adhere to specific policies and guidance set forth by GEOFidelis and TECOM that dictate how GIS activities are to be performed on a day-to-day basis throughout the Marine Corps. They include:

MAPS / PRODUCTS / ANALYSES

Specialized maps of Quantico's Ranges and Training Areas (RTA) can be requested using the GeoFidelis Map Request Form. Please contact GIS Section Head if you need additional products and/or analyses. Four of the most commonly requested reference maps are provided below:

Contact Information

RANGE SUPPORT SECTION

SCHEDULING HEAD:

703-432-6611

SCHEDULING CHIEF:

703-784-6412

SCHEDULING OFFICE:

703-784-5502/5507

AIRSPACE MANAGER:

703-784-4494

RFMSS FUNCTIONAL ADMINISTRATOR:

703-432-6611

GIS MANAGER:

703-432-6607

For Noise Concerns, contact the Quantico Public Affairs Office at 703-784-2741.
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