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Snow Avalanche Management in Forested Terrain

Peter Weir

Snow Avalanche Management in Forested Terrain

by Peter Weir

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Published by Govt of British Columbia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature/Ecology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10969889M
    ISBN 100772648816
    ISBN 109780772648815

    Public Safety in Avalanche Terrain The Utah Avalanche Center is a partnership e!ort between the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest and the nonprofit Utah Avalanche Center. Additional major funding comes from: Utah Division of State Parks and Recreation, Utah Division of Emergency Management, and Salt Lake County. Unwise timber removal in alpine terrain can also create avalanches where none existed before. Given exceptional snow conditions, even short slopes like the walls of a ravine can become dangerous. Snow avalanche may fall anywhere that enough snow is deposited in the right circumstances on an inclined surface.

    Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 14, –, © Author(s) This work is distributed under the Creative Commons Cited by:   The book is a bit large for carrying in the field, but really, everything in this book should be in your head anyway. “Snow Sense” gives you a valuable walk through the mechanics of avalanches, as well as methods of evaluating hazard. But it’s the decision making an judgment-call advice in this book that’s the strong point.

      Buy Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain, 2nd edition 2 by Bruce Tremper (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5().   In Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain, 3rd Edition, acclaimed snow and avalanche expert Bruce Tremper provides easy-to-understand avalanche safety tips and skills, including the latest snow research and techniques for evaluating snowpack, as well how to rescue companions in the event of an avalanche. Other topics include:Brand: Mountaineers Books, The.


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Snow Avalanche Management in Forested Terrain by Peter Weir Download PDF EPUB FB2

Snow Avalanche Management in Forested Terrain by Peter Weir (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Weir, Peter.

Snow avalanche management in forested terrain. [Victoria?]: British Columbia, Forest Science Program, © Snow Avalanche: Management in Forested Terrain: Author(s) or contact(s): P. Weir Source: Research Branch Subject: Erosion, Mass Wasting and Landslides Series: Land Management Handbook Other details: Published Hardcopy is available.

School eBook Library - eBooks. Computational Snow Avalanche Simulation in Foreste Download. Technical Aspects of Snow Avalanche Risk Management Resources and Guidelines for Avalanche Practitioners in Canada No part of this book may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, microfilming, recording, or otherwise, without written permission from theFile Size: 6MB.

Computational snow avalanche simulation in forested terrain Article in Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 14(8) August with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain by Bruce Tremper is all that I hoped it would be and more.

I have perused a number of avalanche texts over the years, and I have found many to read like textbooks. Tremper's approach is more accessible and yet not condescending/5(). Snow Avalanche MANAGEMENT IN FORESTED TERRAIN LAND MANAGEMENT HANDBOOK 55 Snow Avalanche MANAGEMENT IN FORESTED TERRAIN Ministry of Forests Forest Science Program Printed in British Columbia on recycled (10% post-consumer) paper Snow avalanches in recently harvested areas can damage new forest plantations, destroy downslope resources.

Snow Avalanches in Forested Terrain: Influence of Forest Parameters, Topography, and Avalanche Characteristics on Runout Distance November Arctic Antarctic and Alpine Research 44(4) Classification tree analysis of the influence of different explanatory variables on avalanche releases in forested terrain based on the data set of avalanches releases in spruce- and larch dominated forests and control stands (Schneebeli and Meyer-Grass, ).Cited by: An avalanche (also called a snowslide) is an event that occurs when a cohesive slab of snow lying upon a weaker layer of snow fractures and slides down a steep slope.

Avalanches are typically triggered in a starting zone from a mechanical failure in the snowpack (slab avalanche) when the forces of the snow exceed its strength but sometimes only with gradual widening (loose snow. Computational snow avalanche simulation in forested terrain M.

Teich 1,2, J.-T. Fischer 3, T. Feistl 1,4, P. Bebi 1, M. Christen 1, and A. Grêt-Regamey 2 1 WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, Flüelastra Davos Dorf, SwitzerlandCited by: This document describes concepts for determining avalanche risks and contains proposed guidelines for avalanche mapping and acceptable risks.

This is the technical supplement to its companion publication, Land Managers Guide to Snow Avalanche Hazards in Canada. Canadian Avalanche Association () 24 pages]]> Publications Mon, 23 Mar Assessing the importance of terrain parameters on glide avalanche release.

Glide snow avalanches are dangerous and difficult to predict. Despite recent research there is still a lack of understanding regarding the controls of glide avalanche release. Glide avalanches often occur in similar terrain or the same locations annually and observations.

Snow Avalanche Management in Forested Terrain Snow avalanche in recently harvested areas can damage new forest plantations, destroy down. Includes avalanche forecasting techniques, terrain management, rescue techniques, and tips on overcoming the "human factor".

Humorous and relatively easy to read. The book does repeat itself at times and it seems as though sections throughout the book have been copy-and-pasted/5. An avalanche results when the top layer of snow, known as a slab, is not bonded well to the underlying layer and is disturbed by some kind of trigger, often a skier or climber.

Rather than starting at a point on the surface, as loose–snow avalanches do, slab avalanches start out bigger and deeper, usually at a fracture line running across the Author: REI Staff.

Clear, basic book on avalanche awareness and understanding. It covers terrain selection, weather effects, snow pit tests, navigation through dangerous terrain, and (at a high level) beacon and probe searching techniques and tips. Importantly, the book is relatively concise and does not spend a lot of time repeating itself/5.

Snow Avalanche Management in Forested Terrain, BC Ministry of Forestry. ISBN In addition to the supplied technical references, there are other publications that are highly recommended to students. Eco-Engineering and Protection Forests Against Rockfalls and Snow Avalanches.

By Frédéric Berger, Luuk Dorren, Karl Kleemayr, Bernhard Maier, Spela Planinsek, Christophe Bigot, Franck Bourrier, Oliver Jancke, David Toe and Gillian Cerbu. Submitted: July 13th Reviewed: March 1st Published: August 28th DOI: /Cited by: 4. Teich, M and 6 others (b) Potential impacts of climate change on snow avalanches starting in forested terrain.

Proceedings, International Snow Cited by: 3. An innovative methodology to perform avalanche hazard mapping over large undocumented areas is herewith presented and discussed. The method combines GIS tools, computational routines, and statistical analysis in order to provide a “semi-automatic” definition of areas potentially affected by avalanche release and motion.

The method includes two main Cited by: These negative trends suggest a further decrease of snow and weather conditions associated with avalanche releases in forests under current climate change and, in combination with the currently observed increase in forest cover density in the Swiss Alps, it is thus likely that avalanche releases in forested terrain will become less by: