Developed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the CAMEO software suite is used to prepare for and respond to chemical emergencies.

CAMEO Tools imports information from the Computer-Aided Management of Emergency Operations (CAMEO) system. It is is a configuration of ArcGIS that imports the output from CAMEO into a File Geodatabase in order to do further analysis.


The Import CAMEO tool requires specific software.

Requirement Description
Map authoring
  • ArcMap 10.4 - 10.6 (Basic, Standard, or Advanced)

What you get

When you download CAMEO Tools, you'll find the following files:

Directory Item Description
Application Publication Tools A folder containing the CAMEO Tools toolbox.
MapsandGeodatabase CAMEOData.zip A zip file containing sample outputs from a CAMEO system.

What's new

Below are the release dates and notes for CAMEO Tools.

Date Description
January 2018
  • Support for ArcGIS 10.6
January 2017
  • Support for ArcGIS 10.5
September 2016
  • Sample data updated
February 2016
  • Support for ArcGIS 10.4
October 2015
  • Improved handling and reporting of unexpected source data formatting.
July 2015
  • Added support for Python 3
  • Basic license now supports all functions except creating relationship classes and attachments
May 2015
  • First release of CAMEO Tools.

Get started with CAMEO Tools

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