Accession Number : ADA019776

Title :   Report of Atlantic International Air and Surface Search and Rescue Seminar, April 22-25 1975, New York, New York, USA.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : COAST GUARD WASHINGTON D C

Report Date : 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 185

Abstract : The Atlantic International Air and Surface Search and Rescue (LANTSAR 75) Seminar was held April 22-25, 1975 at the Biltmore Hotel in New York City. LANTSAR 75, acted as an advisory and deliberative body. Attendees included representatives from 33 nations - both government and industry were represented. Topics discussed included: (1) Intergovernmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO); (2) The Everglades L1011 Disaster; (3) Preventive SAR; (4) Emergency Locator Transmitters; (5) SAR and Submersibles; (6) Search Planning by Computer; and (7) SAR Communications. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Search and rescue, *Air sea rescues, *Seminars, International, Organizations, Aviation accidents, Rescue beacons, Rescue equipment, Rescue vehicles, Submersibles, Search theory, Communication and radio systems, Atlantic Ocean

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
      Direction Finding
      Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE