'Smarts' in Mobile, Crisis Settings
- Training for trench rescue. KIESLING, JAMES W. // Industrial Fire World;Fall2013, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p29
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of participating in a rescue operation at which he was the first due special operations officer on June 18, 2013.
- Device 'listens' for sounds of life at WTC. Wiebusch, Bruce // Design News;11/5/2001, Vol. 57 Issue 21, p33
Reports on the technologies used by the United States Federal Emergency Management Administration to try to locate victims in the pile of debris left behind after both towers of the World Trade Center in New York City collapsed on September 11, 2001. Description of the towers; Range of...
- comment. Hough, Emily // Crisis Response Journal;2011, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p3
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the importance of social media in times of emergencies, helicopter rescue pilots, and the cooperation of government and rescue agencies.
- EARTHQUAKES: LESSONS FROM THE PAST, PART 1. Collins, Larry // Fire Engineering;Jun2000, Vol. 153 Issue 6, p67
Part I. Draws lessons on emergency response from the major earthquakes of the past. Potential for seismic disaster; Search and rescue operations; Criticality of experience and training; Planning for sustained search and rescue operations. INSET: Mid-Rise Collapse.
- An Emergency Without Precedent. DeNenno, Linda // Professional Safety;Jul2003, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p27
Discusses key issues concerning the protection of the safety and health of workers in disaster sites in the U.S. Case studies on the issue; Tips on how to respond to emergencies and combing through evidence; Implications on industrial safety. INSET: Responding to an Emergency.
- COMING EVENTS. // Fire Engineering;May2001, Vol. 154 Issue 5, p120
Reports on developments concerning firefighting and emergency services in the United States as of May 1, 2001. Conferences and exhibitions; Courses and seminars; Company association news.
- Search Incident to Arrest in the Age of Personal Electronics. Bulzomi, Michael J. // FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin;Sep2007, Vol. 76 Issue 9, p26
The article discusses the authority of police officers in conducting a search of an arrestee's possessions. As of September 2007, various personal electronic devices such as mobile phones, MP3 players and laptop computers are among an arrestee's possessions. In certain cases, such as in United...
- Intelligent systems in USAR. Dunbar, Ian // Crisis Response Journal;2013, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p25
The author discusses the need for urban search and rescue (USAR) personnel to be better prepared than ever before due to the emergence of a series of high profile natural disasters and other man-made events. It mentions the advances in all types of rescue equipment designed for USAR operations...
- Multiplex Large RTD Sensor Arrays For Lower Parts Count. Woodward, W. Stephen // Electronic Design;09/18/2000, Vol. 48 Issue 19, p163
Focuses on multiplex large resistance temperature detector sensor arrays for lower parts count. Contribution of parasitic lead-voltage term; Measurement of the infrared optical spectra of chemical aerosols; Analog conversions of sensor voltages.