Avalanche Handbook Peter Schaerer

Avalanche Handbook

$842.00

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    Avalanche Handbook

    Editorial: Mountaineers Books

    Idioma: Inglés

    ISBN: 9781594851308

    Formatos: ePub (con DRM de Adobe)

    Compatibles con: Windows, Mac, iOS, Android & eReaders

    $842.00

    Medios de pago
      Avalanche Handbook Peter Schaerer

      Avalanche Handbook

      $842.00

      Medios de pago

        Avalanche Handbook

        Editorial: Mountaineers Books

        Idioma: Inglés

        ISBN: 9781594851308

        Formatos: ePub (con DRM de Adobe)

        Compatibles con: Windows, Mac, iOS, Android & eReaders

        $842.00

        Medios de pago
          Sinopsis
          CLICK HERE to download the chapter on "Backcountry Forecasting & Decisions" from The Avalanche Handbook * Information on the unique characteristics of alpine snow, snow slab instability, terrain variables, skier triggering of avalanches, and the nature of avalanche motion * Chapters on the elements of backcountry avalanche forecasting and the decision-making process * This is 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.
          Acerca de Peter Schaerer

          With more than 40 years experience studying avalanches, PETER SCHAERER spent most of his career as a senior research officer and head of the Avalanche Research Center of the National Research Council of Canada. He was instrumental in forming the Canadian Avalanche Association and in setting up professional avalanche training programs in western Canada.

          Acerca de David McClung

          DAVID McCLUNG is a professor in the Department of Geography and leader of the avalanche research group at the University of British Columbia. He has 35 winters of field experience and has published more than 150 technical articles on alpine snow and avalanches.

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