Climate change means less stable weather, and more disasters. We have to be more efficient at managing emergencies.
In my last post on this subject I wrote about how skiers have an advantage over sledders in that they have more opportunity to observe conditions as they travel through terrain. Today, some observations on the flip side of the …
A review of a 3 day search on Vancouver island with significant logistical issues that were overcome by use of amateur radio.
The need for a Social Media Policy for Search and Rescue teams and members is explored
A discussion of best practises for SAR teams in the use of Social Media in SAR Management, and disseminating information
Situational Awareness is a risk-management keyword that’s being used more and more often and is especially important for avalanches.
When you’e using OpenStreetMap, you’re using Crowdsourced data; in my experience, very accurate for urban searches.
A case study of a rescue with a Personal Locator Beacon in SouthWestern BC detailing rescuer’s difficulties accessing the location.