SAR Resources

SAR RESOURCES

This is a list of SAR Resources.  The links and downloads point to content that we think are useful and of quality.  Portions of this content were created by SARBC members.  Please report any broken links.  If you have any additional SAR Resources links or content that you would like to share, please forward them along.

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Navigation – Map,Compass,GPS
SAR Dogs
National Search and Rescue Manual – Australia
SAR Dive Patterns
Nova Scotia Training Section
Wilderness Survival Guide – Nova Scotia
Compatability of Land SAR Procedures with Search Theory
Principles of Search Theory (Frost)
Critical Separation
Lost And Overdue – Issues when children are missing
Search Theory
New Perspectives on Ground SAR Planning

COMMUNICATIONS

ELT Location without DF Equipment
Con-Space (SAVOX) Communications
Westcoast Amateur Radio
Radio Amateurs of Canada
Tucson Amateur Packet Radio (TAPR) Home Page

RESCUE

Rope Rescue
Urban SAR – Heavy
Hypothermia

MANAGEMENT

Quick Reference Math
Behaviour Characteristics
Essential Search Mathematics for SAR Managers
Incident Command System
Search Management
Critical Incident Stress
RCMP Role – SAR
Insurance for Ground SAR from SARVAC

PREVENTATIVE SAR

Project Lifesaver
BC Project Lifesaver
Lost in the Woods
Trip Plan
Wilderness Trip Plan

TOOLS

D4H
MapSAR
SARTrack
Volunteer Rescue
Win CASIE III

DOWNLOADS

Personal Land SAR Logbook
Land SAR Tracker Logbook
Liability of Search & Rescuers
Good Samaritan
Legal Issues
Decrease Liability with Training
Search Action Plan Elementary Schools
Signalling for Help