Avalanche Related Resources

Avalanche Forecasting

AuthorTitlePublicationPublisher/LocationDate
Birkeland, K.W., C.J. Mock, and J.J. Shinker Avalanche extremes and atmospheric circulation patterns Annals of Glaciology 32, 135-140 2001
Birkeland, K.W. and C.C. Landry Power-laws and snow avalanches Geophysical Research Letters, 29(11), 10.1029/2001GL014623, 49-1 to 49-3 2002
Chalmers, T. and B. Jamieson. 2003 Forecasting shear strength and skier-triggered avalanches for buried surface hoar layers

Proceedings of the 2002 International Snow Science Workshop
p. 138-140

Penticton, Canada

 

2004
Davis, R.L. Zen in the art of avalanche hazard forecasting The Avalanche Review 17(3)

Avalanche Association
Pagosa Springs, CO

1999
Elder, K. and K. Birkeland Snow science, necessary instruments, and the scientific method The Avalanche Review Avalanche Association
Pagosa Springs, CO
1994
Haegeli, P. and D. M. McClung Avalanche characteristics of a transitional snow climate-Columbia Mountains, British Columbia, Canada Cold Regions Science and Technology, 37, 255- 276. 2003
Jamieson, J. B. Avalanche prediction for persistent snow slabs Ph. D. thesis. Dept. of Civil Engineering University of Calgary
Calgary, Canada
1995
Jamieson, B., T. Geldsetzer and C. Stethem Forecasting for deep slab avalanches Cold Regions Science and Technology, 33(2-3), 275-290 2001
Jamieson, B. and J. Schweizer Using a checklist to assess manual snow profiles Avalanche News 72, 72-61 Canadian Avalanche Association
Revelstoke, Canada
2005
McCammon, I., and J. Schweizer A field method for identifying structural weaknesses in the snowpack Proceedings of 2002 International Snow Science Workshop p. 477-481. Penticton, Canada 2002
McClung, D.M. The elements of applied avalanche forecasting, Part II: the physical issues and the rules of applied avalanche forecasting Natural Hazards 25, 131-146. 2002
McCollister, C., K. Birkeland, K. Hansen, R. Aspinall, R. Comey. Exploring multi-scale spatial patterns in historical avalanche data, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Wyoming. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 37(3), 299-313. 2003
Schweizer, J., C. Fierz and B. Jamieson Assessing the probability of skier triggering from snow layer properties Proceedings of 2004 International Snow Science Workshop Jackson Hole, USA 2005
Schweizer, J, J.B. Jamieson and M. Schneebeli Snow avalanche formation Reviews of Geophysics 41(4), 1016 2003
Schweizer, J Review of dry snow slab avalanche release Cold Regions Science and Technology 30(1-3), 43-57 1999
Schweizer, J. and B. Jamieson Contrasting stable and unstable profiles with respect to skier loading.

Proceedings of 2002 International Snow Science Workshop
p.499-501

Penticton, Canada 2003
Zeidler, A Forecasting skier-triggered avalanches in the Columbia Mountains of Canada. PhD thesis. Dept. of Civil Engineering University of Calgary
Calgary, Canada
2004