Accession Number : AD0480932

Title :   A METHOD FOR EVALUATING SAR REQUIREMENTS FOR THE TWELFTH COAST GUARD DISTRICT.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s) : DuPeza, Jules B. ; Eustis, Ralph W. ; Guthrie, John C. ; Zook, Joan E.

Report Date : 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 81

Abstract : The general background and the authority for Coast Guard search and rescue activities is discussed and a brief introduction to the operation of Coast Guard search and rescue is presented. An introduction to model building and Monte Carlo Analysis follows. Scientific and industrial applications of these techniques and suggestions for Coast Guard usage are given. The paper develops a methodology for the application of these methods to Coast Guard problems. A model of the Twelfth Coast Guard District search and rescue operations and facilities is constructed. The potential use of this model is demonstrated. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SEA RESCUES, MATHEMATICAL MODELS), COAST GUARD RESEARCH, MONTE CARLO METHOD, HELICOPTERS, CRASH RESCUE BOATS, SHIPS, CALIFORNIA, PACIFIC OCEAN, DISASTERS, TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT.

Subject Categories : Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE