Concept for a bioclimatic evaluation of an expedition and trekking area at moderate and high altitudes

  title={Concept for a bioclimatic evaluation of an expedition and trekking area at moderate and high altitudes},
  author={R. Lazar},
  journal={Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift},
  • R. Lazar
  • Published 1 April 2005
  • Medicine
  • Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift
SummaryThis paper presents a concept which is built up on climate data with a long period of observation (temperature, wind conditions, precipitation, irradiation, and the frequency of low-pressure weather situations with unfavorable biotropy stages). It therefore allows an evaluation of the bioclimate of a high mountain area. With the help of this relatively simple method, the risk of problems like AMS can be better estimated. Latest comparisons between different agencies of expeditions show… 


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