Detection animals offer untapped potential in terms of locating landmines and explosive ordnance in the field and in the laboratory. In this study, the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining investigated the effect of low, medium, and high levels of reward on the performance of six dogs searching filters for explosive odor.
Sargisson, Rebecca and McLean, Ian
"The Effect of Reinforcement Rate Variations on Hits and False Alarms in Remote Explosive Scent Tracing with Dogs,"
The Journal of ERW and Mine Action
: Vol. 14
, Article 27.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol14/iss3/27