TITLE

Origins of the Avalanche Bulletin

AUTHOR(S)
Stucki, Thomas; Huovinen, Christine
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Avalanche Review;Dec2011, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides the background of avalanche bulletins published by the WSL Institute for Snow and Advance Research (SLF) as part of its tasked to issue military avalanche warnings to the civilian population. The structural avalanche protection and warning service were expanded after the extreme avalanche activity in the winter of 1950-1951. The avalanche bulletins were published by radio and print media and later became accessible by phone and the Internet.
ACCESSION #
70136478

 

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