Sensor networks for urban search and rescue operations

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    In the search and rescue of building collapse victims time is critical. Rescuers need to be equipped with technologies and methods that match and support their courage and determination to save lives. VTT has played a leading role in instrument development for the EU-funded Second Generation Locator for Urban Search and Rescue Operations (SGL for USaR) project. VTT's aim was to provide technological support to enable maximum effective use of the limited time available to rescue teams.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationResearch highlights in safety and security
    Place of PublicationEspoo
    PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
    ISBN (Electronic)978-951-38-8130-6
    ISBN (Print)978-951-38-8129-0
    Publication statusPublished - 2013
    MoE publication typeD2 Article in professional manuals or guides or professional information systems or text book material

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    SeriesVTT Research Highlights


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