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Record #125887:

The avalanche handbook / David M. McClung, Peter A. Schaerer.

Title: The avalanche handbook / David M. McClung, Peter A. Schaerer.
Author(s): McClung, David M.
Schaerer, Peter A.
Date: 1993.
Publisher: Seattle: The Mountaineers
Abstract: Revised and rewritten edition of handbook, last published in 1976. Intended for outdoor instructors, snow management professionals, and back-country users. Chapters on: avalanche formation, types and characteristics; contributing weather and climate factors; snow formation (growth in atmosphere, types, snowpack properties); avalanche terrain, motion and effects; avalanche prediction (stability evaluation and forecasting); safety and rescue; and preventative and protective measures.
Keywords: 551.578.46 -- Snow cover and snow patches.
551.578.48 -- Avalanches.
551.578.481 -- Avalanches, types.
551.578.482 -- Avalanches. Theory, causes.
551.578.483 -- Avalanches, forecasting.
624.182 -- Avalanche countermeasures.
624.182.3 -- Avalanche defences.
624.144 -- Damage caused by snow and ice.
E10 -- Glaciology: snow and avalanches.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: 551.578.48
SPRI record no.: 125887

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