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The Publication Library contains guidance and policy papers, reports, strategies, program regulations, guidelines, brochures and more.

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  • Communiqué

    Communiqué from the Five Country Ministerial, held September 12-13th, 2022 in Washington, DC.

  • Waterways Analysis and Management System Factsheet

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is developing port and waterway resiliency analytical visualization tools, data, and technologies to provide USCG waterway managers with more effective and user-friendly capabilities. This effort will enhance the USCG’s Waterways Analysis and Management System (WAMS) and include research on other capabilities to address DHS maritime challenges, while maintaining fiscal responsibility.

  • River Information Systems Enterprise Factsheet

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) is responsible for providing for the safety and economic security of U.S. maritime ports and waterways. The USCG is authorized to establish, maintain, and operate aids to maritime navigation in order to aid navigation, and to prevent disasters, collisions, and wrecks of vessels.

  • Rescue 21 Augmentation from Space Factsheet

    To circumvent the environmental and infrastructure challenges presented in D17, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is pursuing space-based capabilities. These capabilities offer persistent coverage to these remote regions without the burden of a physical infrastructure to maintain. An Analysis of Alternative completed as part of the DHS S&T Polar Scout Project concluded that spaced-based systems are the only cost effective means of receiving and relaying maritime distress signals in the remote areas of D17.

  • Maritime Domain Awareness Sensors and Research Activity Factsheet

    Improvements in sensor technologies are constant, introducing opportunities to improve maritime surveillance for USCG and CBP. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) established the new MDA Sensors and Research activity to leverage advances in sensor
    technology to increase Department and DHS component MDA capabilities.

  • Waterway Harmonization Factsheet

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is working with USCG on the Waterway Harmonization Phase II project to develop a methodology to standardize geographic representation of the beginning and end of waterways.

  • U.S. Coast Guard Science & Technology Innovation Center Factsheet

    To achieve these goals, the Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) partnered with the USCG Research and Development Center’s (RDC) Science & Technology Innovation Center (STIC) to utilize RDC resources. This alliance also assists in defining gaps and requirements, as well as allowing for rapid operational assessments and testing. These capabilities outline necessary technology adaptations and integration needs to ensure successful transition and delivery of developed solutions.

  • NTER Quarterly Bulletin - Q4 - FY2022

    The NTER Office's Quarterly Bulletins are designed to keep DHS partners well-informed of research developments, trends, and resources on targeted violence from a threat assessment and management perspective as well as highlight the important work of DHS partners.

  • DHS Statement on Safety and Enforcement Following Recent Wildfires in California and the Water Crisis in Mississippi

    September 2, 2022: DHS Statement on Safety and Enforcement Following Recent Wildfires in California and Water Crisis in Mississippi translations.

  • Electromagnetic Pulse Shielding Mitigations Best Practice

    This report is a collaborative effort between DHS S&T, FEMA's IPAWS Program, and CISA that summarizes recommendations that federal, state, and local agencies and private sector critical infrastructure owners and operators can employ to protect against the effects of an EMP event.

Last Updated: 01/28/2022