SARMAP

This video demonstrates the use of computer modeling for Search Planning. It focuses primarily on software called SARMAP.

This software is used by The Rescue Coordination Centre NZ.

More modules

  • Marine Search Area Determination

    • Marine Search Area Determination Introduction

      This section contains a series of short video clips for Marine Search Area Determination, broken down by task. 

    • Evaluating the Situation

      This video demonstrates facts and factors required when evaluating a marine SAR situation. 

    • Determining the Datum

      This video describes the basics of determining the current position (Datum) of the target you are searching for.

    • Total Water Current

      This video describes the effect of water currents on a search object.

    • Leeway

      This video explains the effect of wind (Leeway) on a search object.

    • Ways to Define a Search Area

      This video highlights useful methods used to define Search Areas.

    • Multiple Winds and Currents

      This video describes the use of Multiple Winds and Multiple Water Currents information in Search Planning.