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Topics of interest are snow and avalanche related with a focus on practical application. They include:

  • Properties of snow
  • Snow stability evaluation
  • Variation of snowpack properties and stability
  • Avalanche formation
  • Avalanche forecasting
  • Avalanche case studies
  • Avalanche dynamics
  • Avalanche protection
  • Avalanche education
  • Risk analysis and hazard mapping
  • Avalanche rescue (including medical aspects)
  • Impact of climate change on snow cover and avalanche activity
  • Impact of climate change on winter tourism and mountain infrastructure
  • Snow sports (mobility on snow)
  • Construction in mountain permafrost terrain