This module provides a broad range of taught and research information related to marine search, including tidal movements, behaviour of water columns, range of water-based search environment, introduction to SONAR technologies, dive search methods and boat-based visual searching techniques. It considers the formation and nature of a range of water environments and how these will impact on a range of search techniques. The behaviour and decomposition of bodies in water will also be considered.
At a glance
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- Duration5 days
- LocationCranfield campus
Course structureLectures, Group Work, Practical (Operation Blue Chaplain), Blended learning
What you will learn
On successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Assess the forms and responses of bodies of water to the introduction of a search target.
- Interpret the nature and form of data derived from a range of water-based specialist search techniques.
- Create and adapt an appropriate specialist search strategy encompassing the challenges posed by a range of water environments
- Examine the role of health and safety challenges posed by a range of water-based environments.
- Health and safety in water-based environments.
- Introduction to a range of water-based and wetland environments.
- Tidal and fluvial flow.
- Water column dynamics and water pressure.
- Pressure-related deaths and dive post mortems.
- SONAR technology.
- Water-based dog-assisted searches
- Body handling in water environments.
- Case studies
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