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    New Website

    The Journal of Search and Rescue (JSAR) has a new website. We are calling for submissions including articles not for peer-review such as opinion pieces, book reviews and commentaries. Submit directly to info@journalofsar.org

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    Journal of Search and Rescue

    The Journal of Search and Rescue is a free peer-reviewed electronic journal utilising the internet as a medium for the collation and distribution of original scholarly material on search and rescue.

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    Call for contributions

    Though we traditionally focus on the publication of peer reviewed and novel articles, we are now also now consider commentaries, opinion pieces, concept notes and book reviews for inclusion. These will be reviewed by the editorial team, however are not subject to peer review.

Welcome to the Journal of Search and Rescue

The Journal of Search and Rescue is a free peer-reviewed electronic journal utilising the internet as a medium for the collation and distribution of original scholarly material on search and rescue.

There is currently a lack of a dedicated journal serving those with a direct interest in all disciplines of search and rescue including: rope rescue, water (flat, swift and marine), ice rescue, wilderness search and rescue, structural collapse rescue, trench collapse rescue, cave rescue, dive rescue, motor vehicle extrication, canine search, technical animal rescue, air rescue and mines rescue. Article submissions from other search and rescue disciplines are welcome.

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Issue 2 – Contents

For the full PDF edition of the Journal of Search and Rescue

Download here.

Otherwise, you can view the individual article abstracts below:Case study:
Perceived usability of emergency communication equipment with and without protective gloves in the cold
Authors: Kirsi Jussila, Erja Sormunen, Jouko Remes

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