Quantifying search dog effectiveness in a terrestrial search and rescue environment

Greatbatch, Ian, Gosling, Rebecca J. and Allen, Sophie (2015) Quantifying search dog effectiveness in a terrestrial search and rescue environment. Wilderness & Environmental Medicine, 26(3), pp. 327-334. ISSN (print) 1080-6032

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Abstract

This work represents a first attempt to quantify and understand levels of performance in lowland search dogs, and these results need to be understood within that context. A repeatable experimental framework has been demonstrated and provides a foundation for further work in this area.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: search and rescue, search dogs, canine ergonomics, search effectiveness
Research Area: Geography and environmental studies
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing (until 2017) > School of Geography, Geology and the Environment
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Depositing User: Katrina Clifford
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2015 15:40
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2017 03:30
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wem.2015.02.009
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/31355

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