Glossaries: K9 SAR Glossary
Fanning Plumes : When air hodls at the same elevation, without rising or falling. Occurs at night, and in valleys.
Visualize the air like a thermocline.
Scent Cones: movement of scent away from subject/source -in the shape of a cone.
Stimulus: A change in the environment. Dog Training focuses on discriminative stimuli, which causes a change of state in the dog, causing it to perform a specific behavior.
Shaping: Building new behavior by selectively reinforcing variations in existing behavior, during the action rather than after completion, to increase or strengthen the behavior in a specific manner o