Fundamentals of search and rescue / the National Association for Search and Rescue.

By: National Association for Search and Rescue (U.S.) [author.]
Publisher: Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, [2019]Edition: Second editionDescription: xiv, 457 pages ; 28 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781449642730; 144964273XSubject(s): Search and rescue operations | Search and rescue operationsDDC classification: 363.34/81 LOC classification: TL553.8 | .F86 2019Online Resources: NSW RFS Staff link to ebook
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

This well-known and popular text used in NASARs renowned Fundamentals of Search and Rescue (FUNSAR) course was revised and updated with the help of a world-class publishing house: Jones and Bartlettt Publishers ( in 2018. Topics addressed in this practical book include an overview of SAR systems, the NIMS Incident Command System (ICS), SAR legal issues, physiology, fitness for SAR, survival and improvisation, clothing systems, safety in SAR environments, ready pack considerations/contents, personal equipment, navigation, SAR resources and technology, travel skills, tracking, basic search theory and operations, and basic rescue equipment and operations. This widely accepted teaching tool now includes the latest information based on the most current land SAR research available. As of this writing, this information is available nowhere else in print and should be considered essential for both learners and experienced responders alike.

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