A collection of reports on several different aspects of avalanche formation. The reports are entitled:
- Some Considerations for Avalanche Defense Design for the Washington Cascades.
- Incorporation of Glide and Creep Measurements into Snow Slab Mechanics.
- Avalanches and Synoptic Weather Situations in the Cascades during the Winters of 1971-72 and 1972-73.
- Indication of Snow Avalanche Periodicity Through Interpretation of Vegetation Patterns in the North Cascades, Washington.
- A Visit to the Swiss Federal Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research.
- Decision Methods.
August 22, 2007
C. B. Brown, R. J. Evans, T. Fox, D. M. McClung, E. R. LaChapelle, L. Smith.
University of Washington. Geophysics Program; University of Washington. Dept. of Civil Engineering.
- # of Pages: 197 p., 4,213 KB (PDF)
- Subject: Avalanches, Control, Creep, Creep properties, Decision making, Deformation, Forecasting, Mountain roads, Mountains, Passes (Mountains), Prevention, Reconnaissance, Snow and ice control, Snow mechanics, Studies, Temperature, Weather conditions, Winter.
- Keywords: Avalanche, snow, decisions, weather, vegetation, creep, glide dendrochronology, Cascade Range, North Cascades Scenic Highway (Wash.), SR 20.
- Related Publications: Avalanches on the North Cascade Highway (SR-20), (WA-RD 8.1).
North Cascades Highway SR-20 Avalanche Atlas, (WA-RD 8.2).
Avalanche Studies (1971-1972), (WA-RD 8.3).
Methods of Avalanche Control on Washington Mountain Highways: Interim Report (Fourth Annual Report), (WA-RD 8.5).
Methods of Avalanche Control on Washington Mountain Highways, (WA-RD 8.6).
Avalanche Atlas. Part 1. Chinook, Cayuse, White and Snoqualmie Passes, (WA-RD 8.7).
Avalanche Atlas. Part 2. Stevens Pass and Tumwater Canyon, (WA-RD 8.8.).
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