• Avalanche Handbook

    Avalanche Handbook
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    Recommended text GEOG 412 semester 2, 2021


    *The text used by search and rescue professionals, ski patrol groups, and outdoor education programs

    Technical yet accessible, The Avalanche Handbook, 3rd Edition, covers the formation, character, effects, and control of avalanches; rescue techniques; and research on understanding and surviving avalanches. Illustrated with nearly 200 updated illustrations, photos and examples, this updated edition offers exhaustive information on contributing weather and climate factors, snowpack analysis, the newest transceiver search techniques, and preventative and protective measures, including avalanche zoning and control.

    ISBN: 9780898868098
    Publication date: 15/10/2006
    Price: $44.99
    Author: McClung, David
    Format: Paperback
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