Glossaries: K9 SAR Glossary
Back-Chaining : A teaching methodology, where the training of the chained behaviors occurs in reverse order. The final behavior is taught first, and the second-to-last behavior is added and taught next, and so forth.
For example: the very first behavior a back-chained "live find" dog is taught: is to play with new humans (the reward). For a Stay-and-Bark, the second behavior would be to "bark at a stranger" and then play.
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.