Presenting the Social Media Action Plan for Search and Rescue with guidance on how to use SM to assist SAR to locate missing persons.
Assisting SAR teams to locate missing people using Social Media
How far did I go? How GPS measurement distorts perception of distance in the backcountry
Some proposed uses for UAVs in SAR based on a year of consulting experts, feel free to contribute to this conversation.
TrueNorth is in public beta – using a GIS is like writing a resume with Photoshop, come get your mapping word processor.
Following up on a series of posts on how to measure the error in a GPS, I’ve written a simple too that will let you calculate the precision of any GPS unit.
Some resources on how Search and Rescue works in British Columbia for UAV operators.
Some basic facts about the operational use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Search and Rescue in Canada, and in BC
SAR teams on the North Shore are attempting to reproduce a crowdsourced SAR effort pioneered in 2010 on a massive 16 day long search.
The silver alert is an example of an alert for a vulnerable missing person in an urban setting that can help find people with dementia who wander.