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Pre-announcement "Practice meets science"
International Advanced Training Course on "Snow and Avalanches" 2019
11 - 15 February 2019, Davos, Switzerland
The course aims at providing science and expertise based education with a mixture of lectures and hands-on activities. It is designed as an advanced level training intended for people with basic knowledge and experience in the field of snow and avalanches. You will improve your observational skills in the field and your analytical capabilities in data interpretation and will be able to integrate new techniques and methods into your daily work. Furthermore, the international setting allows for a unique experience exchange among practitioners with various backgrounds.
Anyone working in the snow and avalanche business can participate. However, since it is an advanced course, basic knowledge of snow and avalanche danger assessment and management is required. The course is intended for:
A general part of the course focuses on current snow and avalanche knowledge and covers the following topics:
The specified part of the course consists of two separate modules, which focus on the following topics:
Module 1: Snow stability and avalanche
Module 2: Avalanche safety and control