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Avalanche Research and Papers

 For those of you keen to learn more about avalanches, below you will find a list we have compiled of interesting research and academic papers. 


Under the Radar: Exploiting “New School” Media to Capture Unreported Avalanche Incidents by Bruce Edgerly

Digging Deeper: Uncovering the Real Issues in North American Multiple Burials by Bruce Edgerly

Revisiting Multiple Burial Statistics: U.S. Avalanche Incidents 1995-2007 by Bruce Edgerly

Specialized Multiple Burial Techniques: Reality Versus Myth: The European Perspective by Dieter Stopper & Jon Mullen


The ABC’s (and D) of Digging: Avalanche Shoveling Distilled to the Basics by Bruce Edgerly

Shoveling Education at Work: a Case Study by B. Edgerly, I. Bezubiak, T. Weselake, and J. Kuzma

Strategic Shoveling: The Next Frontier in Companion Rescue by B. Edgerly and D. Atkins


Avalanche Airbag Survey: A U.S. Perspective by Steve Christie

Avalanche Flotation Devices: A Report from WorkSafeBC

Analysis of Avalanche Safety Equipment for Backcountry Skiers  By Hermann Brugger and Markus Falk


Talking the Talk: Human Factors, Group Communication, and the Next Frontier in Snow Safety by Bruce Edgerly

Heuristic Traps In Recreational Avalanche Accidents: Evidence And Implications by Ian McCammon

The Role of Training in Recreational Avalanche Accidents in the United States by Ian McCammon

Human Factors In Avalanche Accidents by Dale Atkins

The Human Factor – Lessons For Avalanche Education by Jill Fredston, Doug Fesler, and Bruce Tremper


Searching in Parallel: Harnessing Manpower in Transceiver Rescues by Dieter Stopper, Franz Hohensinn and Bruce Edgerly

ICAR Recommendation: regarding optimal information for users about search strip width (or the effective/useful range) of transceivers

Instructing Students On How To Conduct A Multiple Burial Search Using The Micro Search Strip Method by Steve Blagbrough and Jesse De Montigny

Multiple Beacon Searching For the Masses: A Standardized Approach for Avalanche Educators by S. Christie

Three Circle Method Deutscher Alpenverein (DAV) Panorama article

Transceiver Training Parks: Shortening the Beacon Learning Curve presented at ISSW 2004 by Steve Christie

Pinpointing on a Line: A Modern Technique for Solving Deep Burials presented at ISSW 2002 by Bruce Edgerly

Companion Rescue and Avalanche Transceivers: The U.S. Experience by Dale Atkins, Colorado Avalanche Information Center


Signal Strength Versus Signal Timing: Achieving Reliability in Multiple Burial Searches by Dr. Thomas Lund

Gadget Fever: Do we rely on features to avoid practice?  Couloir magazine: Avy Science, p 60 by Craig Dostie

Getting to the Point: a Study on Transceiver Pinpointing Speeds from the German Alpine Club Deutscher Alpenverein (DAV) Panorama article by Chris Semmel & Dieter Stopper

Obsolescence and Analog Avalanche Transceivers: Ensuring Downward Compatibility presented at ISSW 2004 by Bruce Edgerly and John Hereford

Transceiver Laboratory Tests 2001: Summary of report by ANENA (the French avalanche forecasting and research agency) Download the complete ANENA Test Report

457 kHz Electromagnetism & the Future of Avalanche Transceivers presented at ISSW 2000 by John Hereford and Bruce Edgerly

Digital Transceiving Systems: The Next Generation of Avalanche Beacons presented at ISSW 1998 by John Hereford and Bruce Edgerly


DAS SCHAUFEL ABC (UND D) Ausgrabetechniken auf den Punkt gebracht von Bruce Edgerly

Schaufelstrategie: Der nächste Schritt in der Kameradenrettung von Bruce Edgerly

Signalstärke Versus Zeitanalyse des signals: Verlässlichkeit bei der Suche nach Mehrfachverschütteten von Dr. Thomas Lund

Wie häufig kommen Mehrfachverschüttungen vor? Tirol, Österreich von Dieter Stopper und Jon Mullen

Three Circle Method Deutscher Alpenverein (DAV) Panorama article

Pinpointing Deutscher Alpenverein (DAV) Panorama article

Frequenzverschiebungen und Empfängerbandbreite bei digitalen LVS ISSW 2004 von Bruce Edgerly and John Hereford


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