Tag: social media

On Backcountry Safety

Backcountry safety is the process that consists of many parts; all of them are important, and leaving one out can mean the difference between life and death.

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Social Media for Large Scale Incidents

Guidelines for the use of Social Media for Large Scale Search and Rescue Incidents.

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Social Media Action Plan for SAR

Presenting the Social Media Action Plan for Search and Rescue with guidance on how to use SM to assist SAR to locate missing persons.

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Locating lost people using Social Media

Assisting SAR teams to locate missing people using Social Media

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Social Media and SAR Operations

My presentation from SARScene 2013 on Social Media and SAR Operations #SMSAR

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Social Media in Search and Rescue

I’d like to introduce a new hastag to further the discussion of Social Media in Search and Rescue: #SMSAR

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Live tweeting police scanners

Live tweeting Boston police scanners interfered with the investigation. Compared with an incident last summer. Scanning SAR frequencies has similar effect.

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Why does SAR Search for Dogs?

My dog and I, "skiing" near the head of Indian Arm

Why searching for a Dog is in the interest of public safety

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Stop with the Smart Phones already

People are still under the impression a Smart Phone can replace a GPS in the wilderness, and they’re still wrong.

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A Social Media Storm

A cautionary tale of adverse effects of Social Media during a SAR operation

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