Glossaries: K9 SAR Glossary
Rafts (skin rafts): dead or dying skins cells that have left a human body. They are composed of 1 or more cells, carry bacteria, and are microscopic. An average human sheds around 40,000 cells each minute.
Laminar Air Flow
Laminar Air Flow: a straight flow of air without and interference.
Looping Scent: when scent travels upwards from a source, and settles down away from the source. Occurs with little to no wind at the source.
LKP (Last Known Position): the last location of the missing subject, substantiated by evidence or clues. The LKP changes with the discovery of clues/evidence.