Montgomery Community College is pleased to sponsor

AQUATIC SEARCH AND RECOVERY

Featuring ‘Fuzzy’ Lambert presenting details for
Humminbird Side Scan Sonar
and
Roxye Marshall (NC Marine TF5) presenting
‘Teaming Technology for Successful Searches’

October 17/18, 2014 Friday 0800-1700, Saturday 0800-1700
Montgomery Community College, 1101 Page St., Troy, NC

Join us for very comprehensive training focusing on aquatic searches. Several topics will be presented, including:
Aquatic Search and Recovery Operations-Searching for Missing Victims Presenter Billy Leach, Jr.

◊The Drowning Process and Human
Decomposition
◊Variables Affecting Primary Flotation
◊Thermoclines don’t Affect Flotation
◊Initial Search Actions
◊Gathering Information
◊Defining the Search Area
◊Using Topography and Weather
Conditions to Aid Search Definition
◊Establishing the Search Area
◊Search Operations
◊Detection Resources for Aquatic Searches
◊K9 Search Resources and Suggestions
◊Grappling & Dragging Operations
◊Interacting with Survivors
◊Segmenting and Allocating Resources
◊Suspending the Search


Featured Presentation:
Hummibird Side Scan Sonar Operations
Learn the features of Humminbird SSS, and how to use them to achieve better results. See all the new gear from Humminbird, and ask questions of the expert. An added bonus is that any agency that brings their Humminbird unit can have the software updated for free.


Friday will offer classroom learning that is up-to-date, intensive, and interactive. An added bonus is a 100 page booklet provided to each attendee. It will provide details of the entire search process, including Step by Step for Aquatic Searches and a step by step process of sonar image interpretation

Saturday will feature hands-on training at Lake Tillery, near Troy. The hands-on opportunities will be very limited, first come-first served. While some are on-water, others will be involved with planning for a search.

For more details, please contact Lewis Edwards, 910.576.6222, Extension 215