Advances in Search and Rescue at Sea

A topical collection on “Advances in Search and Rescue at Sea” has appeared in recent issues of Ocean Dynamics following the latest in a series of workshops on “Technologies for Search and Rescue and other Emergency Marine Operations” (2004, 2006, 2008 and 2011), hosted by IFREMER in Brest, France. Here we give a brief overview of the history of search and rescue at sea before we summarize the main results of the papers that have appeared in the topical collection.


Search and rescue (SAR), Trajectory modeling, Stochastic Lagrangian ocean models, Lagrangian measurement methods, Ocean surface currents

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Breivik Oyvind, Allen Arthur Addoms, Maisondieu Christophe, Olagnon Michel (2013). Advances in Search and Rescue at Sea. Ocean Dynamics. 63 (1). 83-88.,

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