Table of contents for Lost person behavior : a search and rescue guide on where to look for land, air, and water / Robert J. Koester.

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1. Introduction	7
Lost Person Behavior	10
What is Lost?	12
History of Missing Person Behavior Research	14
2. International Search & Rescue Incident Database	22
Ecoregions	25
Sources of ISRID Data	30
Data Fields	33
Defining a Subject Category	36
Creating a New Category	37
3. Limitations of ISRID Statistics	39
Local History	39
Decision Points	40
Terrain Analysis	42
Sample Size Limitation	44
Appropriate Data User	45
Cultural Differences	47
4. Overall ISRID Findings	48
Group Behavior	50
Search Scenarios	54
Search Times	56
Mobility and Responsiveness	57
Time and Distances	59
5. Lost Person Strategies	61
Random Traveling	61
Route Traveling	62
Direction Traveling	62
Route Sampling	63
Direction Sampling	63
View Enhancing	64
Backtracking	64
Folk Wisdom	65
Staying Put	65
Doing Nothing	66
ISRID Strategies and Survival	66
6. Missing Person Myths and Legends	69
7. ISRID Tables Explained	82
Distance from the IPP	83
Elevation Change from IPP	85
Mobility Hours	86
Dispersion Angle	87
Find Location	90
Scenario	92
Track Offset	94
Survivability	96
8. Subject Categories	98
Abduction	100
Aircraft	107
Angler	115
ATV	123
Autistic	125
Camper	131
Caver	136
Child (Toddler) Age 1-3	141
Child (Preschool) Age 4-6	146
Child (School Age) 7-9	151
Child (Pre-Teenager) 10-12	157
Child (Adolescent/Youth) 13-15	164
Climber	169
Dementia	175
Despondent	184
Gatherer	192
Hiker	198
Horseback Rider	205
Hunter	210
Mental Illness	216
Mental Retardation	223
Mountain Biker	231
Other	237
Runner	243
Skier-Alpine	249
Skier-Nordic	256
Snowboarder	262
Snowmobiler	268
Snowshoer	274
Substance Abuse	279
Urban Entrapment	284
Vehicle	291
Water-Related	299
Worker	313
9. Determining Probability of Area	318
Why Assign Probability of Area	318
Reflex Tasking	319
Formal SAR Theory	325
10. Summary	344
Appendix A ¿ Missing Person Questionnaire	351
B. Cell/Mobile Phone Location Systems	362
C. Data Contributor Acknowledgements	378
D. Bayesian Model for Predicting SAR Notification Times	380
Glossary	381
Acronyms	386
Index	390
References	391

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Missing persons -- Investigation.
Missing persons -- Psychology.
Missing persons -- Databases.