What is the Integrated Common Analytical Viewer (iCAV) Suite of Tools?
iCAV is a secure, Web-based, geospatial visualization suite of tools that integrates commercial and government-owned data and imagery from multiple sources. Using iCAV, homeland security partners can establish a comprehensive situational and strategic awareness across the Nation and around the globe to better prepare, prevent, respond, and recover from natural and man-made disasters. The iCAV Suite of Tools includes a browser-based 2D viewer and a Keyhole Markup Language (KML) data feed for commercial 3D viewers to provide a geospatial context for situational and strategic awareness. Using iCAV tools, Federal, State, and local homeland security partners can view and analyze geospatial information in a customizable, electronic map. iCAV NextGen is the latest version of the 2D viewer with functionality enhanced by a spiral development process. DHS Earth is a KML data feed that provides 3D mapping capabilities to be viewed using Google Earth, Microsoft Virtual Earth, or other similar geos