Lukas Stoffel

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Whereas for the stability evaluation process in backcountry skiing many tools have been developed in the last twenty years to simplify the decision making process, nothing comparable exists for services that are responsible for avalanche safety on highways or in residential areas. After the catastrophic avalanche winter 1998-99, the need arose to structure(More)
Snow avalanche danger assessment for avalanche paths threatening a highway or a residential area is usually related to new snow depth. Given the extensive protection work in the Alps, the avalanche control service (also called avalanche commission) responsible for danger assessment will usually monitor the avalanche situation throughout the winter, but only(More)
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