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Infographic: Search and Rescue

The International Cospas-Sarsat Programme is a satellite-based search and rescue (SAR) distress alert detection and information distribution system, best known for detecting and locating emergency beacons activated by aircraft, ships and backcountry hikers in distress. Each one of the 5 critical stages in the search and rescue process plays a key role in the effectiveness of the system. Provide your email address below to download this infographic and to receive additional information from McMurdo.