Glossaries: K9 SAR Glossary
Trailing (Dog): dogs are scent specific and require a scent article, with a track.
Visualize the dog's Nose Down and Up, working some distance from the actual footsteps.
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.