Researchers fail to dig out enough avalanche data
- Avalanche Triage: Are Two Birds in the Bush Better Than One in the Hand? Zafren, Ken // Wilderness & Environmental Medicine (Allen Press Publishing Serv;Fall2010, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p273
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Triaging Multiple Victims in an Avalanche Setting: The Avalanche Survival Optimizing Rescue Triage (AvSORT) Algorithmic Approach," by L. B. Bogle, J. Boyd and K. A. McLaughlin in a 2010 issue.
- Avalanche fatalities. Baumann, Frank W. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/23/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 13, p1331
A letter to the editor is presented in response to article regarding the record of avalanche fatalities in snowboarders and skiers and skiers who used helicopters and snowcats by Jeff Boyd and colleagues in the March 3, 2009 issue.
- From Mark Staples of the GNFAC:. Staples, Mark // Avalanche Review;Oct2008, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p4
A letter to the editor is presented about an avalanche class that the author offered for the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center.
- MOTORHEADS VS HYBRIDS. Predeger, Graham // Avalanche Review;Dec2008, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p25
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article on snowmobiling deaths caused by avalanche.
- Modest marketing. // New Scientist;2/24/2007, Vol. 193 Issue 2592, p27
This article presents a letter to the editor about the promotion of the Recco Avalanche Rescue System in clothing.
- In Reply to Avalanche Triage. Bogle, Lee; Boyd, Jeff; McLaughlin, Kyle // Wilderness & Environmental Medicine (Allen Press Publishing Serv;Fall2010, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p274
A response to a letter to the editor about the article "Triaging Multiple Victims in an Avalanche Setting: The Avalanche Survival Optimizing Rescue Triage (AvSORT) Algorithmic Approach," by L. B. Bogle, J. Boyd and K. A. McLaughlin in a 2010 issue is presented.
- Dense avalanche friction coefficients: influence of physical properties of snow. NAAIM, Mohamed; DURAND, Yves; ECKERT, Nicolas; CHAMBON, Guillaume // Journal of Glaciology;2013, Vol. 59 Issue 216, p771
The article presents a study on the development of snow avalanches. It says that the initial snow cohesion, snow depth, and the various physical properties of snow were calculated from numerical simulations of the snowpack model Crocus fed by the SAFRAN meteorological analysis. It mentions that...
- Thin-blade penetration resistance and snow strength. BORSTAD, C. P.; McCLUNG, D. M. // Journal of Glaciology;2011, Vol. 57 Issue 202, p325
The article presents a study on the use of thin-blade snow hardness gauge. The tool measures the average penetration resistance over a length scale to describe snow properties related to avalanches. Description of the apparatus is presented, including its advantages for field and laboratory use....
- Why Measuring Snow Density Matters. Dostie, Craig // Avalanche Review;Dec2011, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p7
The article explains the importance of measuring snow density. The common reasons why it is important to know the density of snow are to enhance understanding of the snow pack for avalanche hazard prediction on a particular slope, estimating the amount of water in the snowpack and knowing the...