Task Forces in Subsurface Operations – A psychological Analysis of Specific Factors

Janika Saretzki, Jürgen Pretsch, Aljoscha Neubauer

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Operations in subsurface areas are increasingly relevant challenges in national crisis management. This study recorded task forces' risk perception and the perceived competence regarding amok and terrorist scenarios. The results based on data of 324 task forces show that general risk perception and the subjective experience of competence are lower in subsurface than above-ground operational scenarios.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2022
Externally publishedYes
EventUrban Operations Expert Talks 2022: Introducing the Urban Operations Cell - Eisenerz, Austria
Duration: 19 Jul 202221 Jul 2022


ConferenceUrban Operations Expert Talks 2022


  • Subsurface Operations
  • Public Emergency Services
  • Armed Forces
  • General Risk Perception

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