Prof. Dr. Jürg Schweizer

Prof. Dr. Jürg Schweizer

Funktion

Acting Deputy Director, Leiter Forschungseinheit, Leiter SLF, Mitglied der Direktion

 

  

WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF
Flüelastrasse 11
7260 Davos Dorf

Standort

SLF Davos Da B 2 23

Personal

Academic Education

1989:  Dr. sc. nat., ETH Zürich (Ph.D. in Glaciology)

1985:  Dipl. Natw. (Umweltphysik), ETH Zürich

Professional Experience

  • Head of SLF, Member of the WSL Directorate, since May 2011
  • Head of Research Unit "Snow Avalanches and Prevention", since March 2011
  • Adjunct Professor at ETH Zürich since September 2019; Lecturer at ETH, since 2008
  • Head of Research Group "Formation of Alpine Natural Hazards" (2006-2011)
  • Senior Research Scientist at the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, Davos, Switzerland, since 1990.
  • Canada International Research Fellow (NSERC) at Department of Civil Engineering, University of Calgary, Calgary AB, Canada, 1995-1996.
  • Research Assistant, Laboratory of Hydraulics, Hydrology and Glaciology (VAW), ETH Zürich, 1985-1989.
  • Teaching Associate in physics at Kantonsschule Frauenfeld, Switzerland, 1986-1989.

Research Interests

Snow mechanics and avalanche formation, avalanche release, snow stability evaluation, avalanche forecasting, spatial variability of snow stability, natural hazards, risk management, avalanche education and rescue.

Professional Activities

Research: Mechanical properties of snow, fracture mechanical properties of snow, spatial variability of mechanical properties, snow stability evaluation, avalanche formation, verification of snow stability, avalanche forecasting, expert systems, risk management, avalanche accidents and rescue

Consulting: Expert witness in court cases on avalanche accidents (more than 36 cases, thereof 5 major, complex ones in Italy and Austria), several expert reports for insurances, a few technical reports on avalanche protection and risk management.

Education: Responsible for SLF avalanche courses for avalanche safety personnel and avalanche observers (in the IFKIS framework: Interkantonales Frühwarn- und Kriseninformationssystem) (2001-2010).

Teaching: Graduate Course on “Snow and Avalanches: Processes and Risk Management” at ETH Zürich (together with Stefan Margreth)

Publications

Reviewed Journal Articles (WoS Core Collection)

Bergfeld, B., van Herwijnen, A., Bobillier, G., Rosendahl, P.L., Weißgraeber, P., Adam, V., Dual, J., Schweizer, J., 2023. Temporal evolution of crack propagation characteristics in a weak snowpack layer: conditions of crack arrest and sustained propagation. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 23(1): 293-315.

Fees, A., van Hervvijnen, A., Altenbach, M., Lombardo, M. and Schweizer, J., 2023. Glide-snow avalanche characteristics at different time scales extracted from time-lapse photography. Ann. Glaciol., 65: 1-12.

Hendrick, M., Techel, F., Volpi, M., Olevski, T., Pérez-Guillén, C., van Herwijnen, A. and Schweizer, J., 2023. Automated prediction of wet-snow avalanche activity in the Swiss Alps. J. Glaciol., 69(277): 1365-1378.

Lombardo, M., Fees, A., Lehmann, P., van Herwijnen, A. and Schweizer, J., 2023. A method for imaging water transport in soil-snow systems with neutron radiography. Ann. Glaciol., 65: 1-10.

Mayer, S., Techel, F., Schweizer, J. and van Herwijnen, A., 2023. Prediction of natural dry-snow avalanche activity using physics-based snowpack simulations. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 23(11): 3445–3465.

Mayer, S., van Herwijnen, A., Techel, F., Schweizer, J., 2022. A random forest model to assess snow instability from simulated snow stratigraphy. Cryosphere, 16(11): 4593-4615.

Bergfeld, B., van Herwijnen, A., Bobillier, G., Larose, E., Moreau, L., Trottet, B., Gaume, J., Cathomen, J., Dual, J., Schweizer, J., 2022. Crack propagation speeds in weak snowpack layers. J. Glaciol., 68(268).

Capelli, A., Koch, F., Henkel, P., Lamm, M., Appel, F., Marty, C., Schweizer, J., 2022. GNSS signal-based snow water equivalent determination for different snowpack conditions along a steep elevation gradient. Cryosphere, 16(2): 505-531.

Oshiro, K., Tanioka, Y., Schweizer, J., Zafren, K., Brugger, H., Paal, P., 2022. Prevention of hypothermia in the aftermath of natural disasters in areas at risk of avalanches, earthquakes, tsunamis and floods. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(3): 1098.

Bergfeld, B., van Herwijnen, A., Reuter, B., Bobillier, G., Dual, J., Schweizer, J., 2021. Dynamic crack propagation in weak snowpack layers: insights from high-resolution, high-speed photography. Cryosphere, 15(7): 3539-3553.

Bobillier, G., Bergfeld, B., Dual, J., Gaume, J., van Herwijnen, A., Schweizer, J., 2021. Micro-mechanical insights into the dynamics of crack propagation in snow fracture experiments. Sci. Rep., 11: 11711.

Richter, B., Schweizer, J., Rotach, M., van Herwijnen, A., 2021. Modeling spatially distributed snow instability at regional scale using Alpine3D. J. Glaciol., 67(266): 1147–1162.

Schweizer, J., Mitterer, C., Reuter, B., Techel, F., 2021. Avalanche danger level characteristics from field observations of snow instability. Cryosphere, 15(7): 3293-3315.

Strapazzon, G., Gatterer, H., Falla, M., Dal Cappello, T., Malacrida, S., Turner, R., Schenk, K., Paal, P., Falk, M., Schweizer, J. and Brugger, H., 2021. Hypoxia and hypercapnia effects on cerebral oxygen saturation in avalanche burial: a pilot human experimental study. Resuscitation, 158: 175-182.

Strapazzon, G., Schweizer, J., Chiambretti, I., Brodmann Maeder, M., Brugger, H., Zafren, K., 2021. Effects of climate change on avalanche accidents and survival. Front. Physiol., 12(450): 639433.

Bobillier, G., Bergfeld, B., Capelli, A., Dual, J., Gaume, J., van Herwijnen, A. and Schweizer, J., 2020. Micromechanical modeling of snow failure. Cryosphere, 14(1): 39-49.

Capelli, A., Reiweger, I. and Schweizer, J., 2020. Studying snow failure with fiber bundle models. Front. Phys., 8: 236.

Mayer, S., van Herwijnen, A., Ulivieri, G. and Schweizer, J., 2020. Evaluating the performance of an operational infrasound avalanche detection system at three locations in the Swiss Alps during two winter seasons. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 173: 102962.

Richter, B., van Herwijnen, A., Rotach, M. and Schweizer, J., 2020. Sensitivity of modeled snow stability data to meteorological input uncertainty. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20(11): 2873–2888.

Schweizer, J., Mitterer, C., Techel, F., Stoffel, A. and Reuter, B., 2020. On the relation between avalanche occurrence and avalanche danger level. Cryosphere, 14(2): 737-750.

Techel, F., Müller, K. and Schweizer, J., 2020. On the importance of snowpack stability, the frequency distribution of snowpack stability, and avalanche size in assessing the avalanche danger level. Cryosphere, 14(10): 3503-3521.

Techel, F., Winkler, K., Walcher, M., van Herwijnen, A. and Schweizer, J., 2020. On snow stability interpretation of extended column test results. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20(7): 1941-1953.

Capelli, A., Reiweger, I., Schweizer, J., 2019. Modelling snow failure behavior and concurrent acoustic emissions signatures with a fiber bundle model. Geophys. Res. Lett., 46(12): 6653-6662.

Heck, M., Hobiger, M., van Herwijnen, A., Schweizer, J. and Fäh, D., 2019. Localization of seismic events produced by avalanches using multiple signal classifications. Geophys. J. Int., 216(1): 201-217.

Heck, M., van Herwijnen, A., Hammer, C., Hobiger, M., Schweizer, J., Fäh, D., 2019. Automatic detection of avalanches combining array classification and localization. Earth Surf. Dyn., 7(2): 491-503.

Koch, F., Henkel, P., Appel, F., Schmid, L., Bach, H., Lamm, M., Prasch, M., Schweizer, J. and Mauser, W., 2019. Retrieval of snow water equivalent, liquid water content, and snow height of dry and wet snow by combining GPS signal attenuation and time delay. Water Resour. Res., 55 (5), 4465-4487.

Reuter, B., Proksch, M., Löwe, H., van Herwijnen, A. and Schweizer, J., 2019. Comparing measurements of snow mechanical properties relevant for slab avalanche release. J. Glaciol., 65(249): 55-67.

Richter, B., Schweizer, J., Rotach, M.W. and van Herwijnen, A., 2019. Validating modeled critical crack length for crack propagation in the snow cover model SNOWPACK. Cryosphere, 2019(13): 3353-3366.

Capelli, A., Reiweger, I., Lehmann, P. and Schweizer, J., 2018. Fiber bundle model with time-dependent healing mechanisms to simulate progressive failure of snow. Phys. Rev. E, 98(2): 023002.

Capelli, A., Reiweger, I. and Schweizer, J., 2018. Acoustic emissions signatures prior to snow failure. J. Glaciol., 64(246): 543-554.

Gaume, J., Chambon, G., van Herwijnen, A. and Schweizer, J., 2018. Stress concentrations in weak snowpack layers and conditions for slab avalanche release. Geophys. Res. Lett., 45(16): 8363-8369.

Heck, M., Hammer, C., van Herwijnen, A., Schweizer, J. and Fäh, D., 2018. Automatic detection of snow avalanches in continuous seismic data using hidden Markov models. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18(1): 383-396.

Henkel, P., Koch, F., Appel, F., Bach, H., Prasch, M., Schmid, L., Schweizer, J. and Mauser, W., 2018. Snow water equivalent of dry snow derived from GNSS carrier phases. IEEE T. Geosci. Remote, 56(6): 3561-3572.

Reuter, B. and Schweizer, J., 2018. Describing snow instability by failure initiation, crack propagation, and slab tensile support. Geophys. Res. Lett., 45(14): 7019-7027.

Bellaire, S., van Herwijnen, A., Mitterer, C. and Schweizer, J., 2017. On forecasting wet-snow avalanche activity using simulated snow cover data. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 144: 28-38.

Gaume, J., van Herwijnen, A., Chambon, G., Wever, N. and Schweizer, J., 2017. Snow fracture in relation to slab avalanche release: critical state for the onset of crack propagation. Cryosphere, 11: 217-228.

Reiweger, I., Genswein, M., Paal, P. and Schweizer, J., 2017. A concept for optimizing avalanche rescue strategies using a Monte Carlo simulation approach. PLoS ONE, 12(5): e0175877.

Schweizer, J., 2017. On recent advances in avalanche research. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 144: 1-5.

Simioni, S., Dual, J. and Schweizer, J., 2017. Snowpack response to directed gas explosions on level ground. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 144: 73-88.

Strapazzon, G., Paal, P., Schweizer, J., Falk, M., Reuter, B., Schenk, K., Gatterer, H., Grasegger, K., Cappello, T.D., Malacrida, S., Riess, L. and Brugger, H., 2017. Effects of snow properties on humans breathing into an artificial air pocket – an experimental field study. Scientific Reports, 7(1): 17675.

Techel, F. and Schweizer, J., 2017. On using local avalanche danger level estimates for regional forecast verification. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 144: 52-62.

Capelli, A., Kapil, J.C., Reiweger, I., Or, D. and Schweizer, J., 2016. Speed and attenuation of acoustic waves in snow: laboratory experiments and modelling with Biot’s theory. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 125: 1-11.

Monti, F., Gaume, J., van Herwijnen, A. and Schweizer, J., 2016. Snow instability evaluation: calculating the skier-induced stress in a multi-layered snowpack. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 16(3): 775-788.

Reuter, B., Richter, B. and Schweizer, J., 2016. Snow instability patterns at the scale of a small basin. J. Geophys. Res. Earth Surf., 121: 257-282.

Schmid, L., Schweizer, J., Bradford, J. and Maurer, H., 2016. A synthetic study to assess the applicability of full-waveform inversion to infer snow stratigraphy from upGPR radar data. Geophysics, 81(1): WA213–WA223.

Schweizer, J., Reuter, B., van Herwijnen, A., Richter, B. and Gaume, J., 2016. Temporal evolution of crack propagation propensity in snow in relation to slab and weak layer properties. Cryosphere, 10: 2637-2653.

van Herwijnen, A., Gaume, J., Bair, E.H., Reuter, B., Birkeland, K.W. and Schweizer, J., 2016. Estimating the effective elastic modulus and specific fracture energy of snowpack layers from field experiments. J. Glaciol., 62(236): 997-1007.

van Herwijnen, A., Heck, M. and Schweizer, J., 2016. Forecasting snow avalanches by using avalanche activity data obtained through seismic monitoring. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 132: 68-80.

Gaume, J., van Herwijnen, A., Chambon, G., Birkeland, K.W. and Schweizer, J., 2015. Modeling of crack propagation in weak snowpack layers using the discrete element method. Cryosphere, 9: 1915-1932.

Gaume, J., Chambon, G., Eckert, N., Naaim, M. and Schweizer, J., 2015. Influence of weak layer heterogeneity and slab properties on slab tensile failure propensity and avalanche release area. Cryosphere, 9: 795–804.

Haegeli, P. and Schweizer, J., 2015. Recent developments in applied snow and avalanche research. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 120: 153-156.

Heilig, A., Mitterer, C., Schmid, L., Wever, N., Schweizer, J., Marshall, H.-P. and Eisen, O., 2015. Seasonal and diurnal cycles of liquid water in snow - measurements and modeling. J. Geophys. Res. Earth Surf., 120: 2139-2154.

Reiweger, I., Gaume, J. and Schweizer, J., 2015. A new mixed-mode failure criterion for weak snowpack layers. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42(5): 1427-1432, doi: 10.1002/2014GL062780.

Reiweger, I., Mayer, K., Steiner, K., Dual, J. and Schweizer, J., 2015. Measuring and localizing acoustic emission events in snow prior to fracture. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 110: 160-169.

Reuter, B., Schweizer, J. and van Herwijnen, A., 2015. A process-based approach to estimate snow instability. Cryosphere: 9, 837-847.

Reuter, B., van Herwijnen, A., Veitinger, J. and Schweizer, J., 2015. Relating simple drivers to snow instability. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 120: 168-178.

Schmid, L., Koch, F., Heilig, A., Prasch, M., Eisen, O., Mauser, W. and Schweizer, J., 2015. A novel sensor combination (upGPR - GPS) to continuously and non-destructively derive snow cover properties.  Geophys. Res. Lett.: 42, doi: 10.1002/2015GL063732.

Schweizer, J. and Reuter, B., 2015. A new index combining weak layer and slab properties for snow instability prediction. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 15: 109-118.

Simioni, S., Sidler, R., Dual, J. and Schweizer, J., 2015. Field measurements of snowpack response to explosive loading. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 120: 179-190.

Thüring, T., Schoch, M., van Herwijnen, A. and Schweizer, J., 2015. Robust snow avalanche detection using supervised machine learning with infrasonic sensor arrays. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 111: 60-66.

Gaume, J., Schweizer, J., van Herwijnen, A., Chambon, G., Reuter, B., Eckert, N. and Naaim, M., 2014. Evaluation of slope stability with respect to snowpack spatial variability. J. Geophys. Res., 119(9): 1783-1799.

Koch, F., Prasch, M., Schmid, L., Schweizer, J. and Mauser, W., 2014. Measuring snow liquid water content with low-cost GPS receivers. Sensors, 14 (11): 20975-20999.

Monti, F., Schweizer, J. and Fierz, C., 2014. Hardness estimation and weak layer detection in simulated snow stratigraphy. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 103: 82-90.

Okorn, R., Brunnhofer, G., Platzer, T., Heilig, A., Schmid, L., Mitterer, C., Schweizer, J. and Eisen, O., 2014. Upward-looking L-band FMCW radar for snow cover monitoring. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 103: 31-40.

Schmid, L., Heilig, A., Mitterer, C., Schweizer, J., Maurer, H., Okorn, R. and Eisen, O., 2014. Continuous snowpack monitoring using upward-looking ground-penetrating radar technology. J. Glaciol., 60(221): 509-525.

Schweizer, J., 2014. On recent advances in applied snow and avalanche research. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 97: 57-59.

Schweizer, J., 2014. Snow and avalanche research: A journey across scales. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 108: 69-71.

Mitterer, C. and Schweizer, J., 2013. Analysis of the snow-atmosphere energy balance during wet-snow instabilities and implications for avalanche prediction. Cryosphere, 7(1): 205-216.

Reiweger, I. and Schweizer, J., 2013. Weak layer fracture: facets and depth hoar. Cryosphere, 7: 1447-1453.

Monti, F., Cagnati, A., Valt, M. and Schweizer, J., 2012. A new method for visualizing snow stability profiles. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 78: 64-72.

Reuter, B. and Schweizer, J., 2012. The effect of surface warming on slab stiffness and the fracture behavior of snow. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol. 83-84: 30-36.

Bellaire, S. and Schweizer, J., 2011. Measuring spatial variations of weak layer and slab properties with regard to snow slope stability. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 65(2), 234-241.

Marshall, H.P., Schweizer, J. and Birkeland, K.W., 2011. Some recent advances in snow and avalanche science. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 69(2-3), 119-121.

Mitterer, C., Heilig, A., Schweizer, J. and Eisen, O., 2011. Upward-looking ground-penetrating radar for measuring wet-snow properties. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 69(2-3), 129-138.

Mitterer, C., Hirashima, H. and Schweizer, J., 2011. Wet-snow instabilities: Comparison of measured and modelled liquid water content and snow stratigraphy. Ann. Glaciol., 52(58), 201-208.

Schweizer, J., van Herwijnen, A. and Reuter, B., 2011. Measurements of weak layer fracture energy. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 69(2-3), 139-144.

van Herwijnen, A. and Schweizer, J., 2011. Monitoring avalanche activity using a seismic sensor. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 69(2-3), 165-176.

van Herwijnen, A. and Schweizer, J., 2011. Seismic sensor array for monitoring an avalanche start zone: design, deployment and preliminary results. J. Glaciol., 57(202), 267-276.

Bakermans, L., Jamieson, B., Schweizer, J. and Haegeli, P., 2010. Using stability tests and regional avalanche danger to estimate the local avalanche danger. Ann. Glaciol., 51(54): 176-186.

Reiweger, I. and Schweizer, J., 2010. Failure of a layer of buried surface hoar. Geophys. Res. Lett., 37: L24501, doi: 10.1029/2010GL045433.

Reiweger, I., Schweizer, J., Ernst, R. and Dual, J., 2010. Load-controlled shear apparatus for snow. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 62(2-3): 119-125, doi: 10.1016/j.coldregions.2010.04.002.

Schirmer, M., Schweizer, J. and Lehning, M., 2010. Statistical evaluation of local to regional snowpack stability using simulated snow-cover data. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 64(2): 110-118, doi: 10.1016/j.coldregions.2010.04.012.

Schweizer, J. 2010. Applied snow and avalanche research. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 64(2): 69-72, doi: 10.1016/j.coldregions.2010.09.001.

Schweizer, J. and Bellaire, S., 2010. On stability sampling strategy at the slope scale. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 64(2): 104-109, doi:10.1016/j.coldregions.2010.02.013.

Schweizer, J. and Jamieson, J.B., 2010. Snowpack tests for assessing snow-slope instability. Ann. Glaciol., 51(54): 187-194.

van Herwijnen, A., Schweizer, J. and Heierli, J., 2010. Measurement of the deformation field associated with fracture propagation in weak snowpack layers. J. Geophys. Res. 115: F03042, doi:10.1029/2009JF001515.

Baggi, S. and Schweizer, J., 2009. Characteristics of wet snow avalanche activity: 20 years of observations from a high alpine valley (Dischma, Switzerland). Natural Hazards, 50(1): 97-108. 

Bellaire, S., Pielmeier, C., Schneebeli, M. and Schweizer, J., 2009. Stability algorithm for snow micro-penetrometer measurements. J. Glaciol., 55(193): 805-813.

Genswein, M., Reiweger, I. and Schweizer, J., 2009. Survival chance optimized search strip width in avalanche rescue. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 59(2-3): 259-266.

Jamieson, B., Haegeli, P. and Schweizer, J., 2009. Field observations for estimating the local avalanche danger in the Columbia Mountains of Canada. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 58(1-2): 84-91.

Jamieson, B., Schweizer, J. and Birkeland, K.W., 2009. An update on applied snow and avalanche science: Selected papers from the 2008 International Snow Science Workshop. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 59(2-3): 103-105.

Reiweger, I., Schweizer, J., Dual, J. and Herrmann, H.J., 2009. Modelling snow failure with a fiber bundle model. J. Glaciol., 55(194): 997-1002.

Schirmer, M., Lehning, M. and Schweizer, J., 2009. Statistical forecasting of regional avalanche danger using simulated snow cover data. J. Glaciol., 55(193): 761-768.

Schweizer, J., Stoffel, L. and Mitterer, C., 2009. On forecasting large and infrequent snow avalanches. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 59(2-3): 234-241.

van Herwijnen, A., Bellaire, S. and Schweizer, J., 2009. Comparison of microstructural snowpack parameters derived from penetration resistance measurements with fracture character observations from compression tests. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 59(2-3), 193-201.

Winkler, K. and Schweizer, J., 2009. Comparison of snow stability tests: Extended column test, rutschblock test and compression test. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 59(2-3): 217-226.

Gleason, J.A., Birkeland, K.W. and Schweizer, J., 2008. Guest editorial - International Snow Science Workshop 2006. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 51(2-3): 85-86.

Habermann, M., Schweizer, J. and Jamieson, J.B., 2008. Influence of snowpack layering on human-triggered snow slab avalanche release. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 54(3): 176-182.

Schweizer, J., 2008. Guest Editorial: Snow avalanche formation and dynamics. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 54(3): 153-154.

Schweizer, J., Heilig, A., Bellaire, S. and Fierz, C., 2008. Variations in snow surface properties at the snowpack depth, the slope and the basin scale. J. Glaciol., 54(188): 846-856.

Schweizer, J., Kronholm, K., Jamieson, J.B. and Birkeland, K.W., 2008. Review of spatial variability of snowpack properties and its importance for avalanche formation. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 51(2-3): 253-272.

Schweizer, J., McCammon, I. and Jamieson, J.B., 2008. Snowpack observations and fracture concepts for skier-triggering of dry-snow slab avalanches. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 51(2-3): 112-121.

Feick, S., Kronholm, K. and Schweizer, J., 2007. Field observations on spatial variability of surface hoar at the basin scale. J. Geophys. Res., 112 (F2): F02002, doi:10.1029/2006JF000587.

Naaim, M., Schweizer, J. and Naaim, F., 2007. Guest editorial. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 49(1): 1.

Phillips, M. and Schweizer, J., 2007. Effect of mountain permafrost on snowpack stability. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 47(1-2): 43-49.

Pielmeier, C. and Schweizer, J., 2007. Snowpack stability information derived from the SnowMicroPen. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 47(1-2): 102-107.

Schweizer, J. and Jamieson, J.B., 2007. A threshold sum approach to stability evaluation of manual snow profiles. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 47(1-2): 50-59.

Schweizer, J. and Kronholm, K., 2007. Snow cover spatial variability at multiple scales: Characteristics of a layer of buried surface hoar. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 47(3): 207-223.

Schweizer, J., Naaim, M. and Naaim, F., 2007. Guest editorial. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 50(1-3): 1-2.

Sigrist, C. and Schweizer, J., 2007. Critical energy release rates of weak snowpack layers determined in field experiments. Geophys. Res. Lett., 34(3): L03502, doi:10.1029/2006GL028576.

Birkeland, K.W., Kronholm, K., Logan, S. and Schweizer, J., 2006. Field measurements of sintering after fracture of snowpack weak layers. Geophys. Res. Lett., 33: L03501, doi:10.1029/2005GL025104.

McClung, D.M. and Schweizer, J. 2006. Fracture toughness of dry snow slab avalanches from field measurements. J. Geophys. Res., 111(F4): F04008, doi:10.1029/2005JF000403.

Schweizer, J., Bellaire, S., Fierz, C., Lehning, M. and Pielmeier, C. 2006. Evaluating and improving the stability predictions of snow cover model SNOWPACK. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 46(1): 52-59.

Sigrist, C., Schweizer, J., Schindler, H.-J., Dual, J. 2006. Mode II fractures in snow: experiments with layered samples. Int. J. Fracture: 139(3-4): 461-475.

Sigrist, C., Schweizer, J., Schindler, H.J. and Dual, J., 2005. On size and shape effects in snow fracture toughness measurements. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 43(1-2): 24-35.

Kronholm, K., Schneebeli, M. and Schweizer, J., 2004. Spatial variability of micropenetration resistance in snow layers on a small slope. Ann. Glaciol., 38: 202-208.

Schweizer, J., Michot, G. and Kirchner, H.O.K., 2004. On the fracture toughness of snow. Ann. Glaciol., 38: 1-8.

Kronholm, K. and Schweizer, J., 2003. Snow stability variation on small slopes. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 37(3): 453-465.

Schweizer, J. and Jamieson, J.B., 2003. Snowpack properties for snow profile interpretation. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 37(3): 233-241.

Schweizer, J., Jamieson, J.B. and Schneebeli, M., 2003. Snow avalanche formation. Reviews of Geophysics, 41(4): 1016, doi:10.1029/2002RG000123.

Schweizer, J. and Krüsi, G., 2003. Testing the performance of avalanche transceivers. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 37(3): 427-436.

Schweizer, J., Kronholm, K. and Wiesinger, T., 2003. Verification of regional snowpack stability and avalanche danger. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 37(3): 277-288.

Kirchner, H.O.K., Michot, G. and Schweizer, J., 2002. Fracture toughness of snow in shear under friction. Phys. Rev. E, 66(2): 027103(3).

Kirchner, H.O.K., Michot, G. and Schweizer, J., 2002. Fracture toughness of snow in shear and tension. Scripta Materialia, 46(6): 425-429.

Schweizer, J. and Camponovo, C., 2002. The temperature dependence of the effective elastic shear modulus of snow. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 35(1): 55-64.

Camponovo, C. and Schweizer, J., 2001. Rheological measurements of the viscoelastic properties of snow. Ann. Glaciol., 32: 44-50.

Schweizer, J. and Camponovo, C., 2001. The skier's zone of influence in triggering of slab avalanches. Ann. Glaciol., 32: 314-320.

Schweizer, J. and Jamieson, J.B., 2001. Snow cover properties for skier triggering of avalanches. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 33(2-3): 207-221.

Schweizer, J. and Lütschg, M., 2001. Characteristics of human-triggered avalanches. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 33(2-3): 147-162.

Schweizer, J. and Wiesinger, T., 2001. Snow profile interpretation for stability evaluation. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 33(2-3): 179-188.

Jamieson, J.B. and Schweizer, J., 2000. Texture and strength changes of buried surface hoar layers with implications for dry snow-slab avalanche release. J. Glaciol., 46(152): 151-160.

McClung, D.M. and Schweizer, J., 1999. Skier triggering, snow temperatures and the stability index for dry slab avalanche initiation. J. Glaciol., 45(150): 190-200.

Schweizer, J., 1999. Review of dry snow slab avalanche release. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 30(1-3): 43-57.

Wilson, A., Schweizer, J., Johnston, C.D. and Jamieson, J.B., 1999. Effects of surface warming of a dry snowpack. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 30(1-3).

Schweizer, J., 1998. Laboratory experiments on shear failure of snow. Ann. Glaciol., 26: 97-102.

Stoffel, A., Meister, R. and Schweizer, J., 1998. Spatial characteristics of avalanche activity in an alpine valley - a GIS approach. Ann. Glaciol., 26: 329-336.

Schweizer, J. and Föhn, P.M.B., 1996. Avalanche forecasting - an expert system approach. J. Glaciol., 42(141): 318-332.

Schweizer, J., Schneebeli, M., Fierz, C. and Föhn, P.M.B., 1995. Snow mechanics and avalanche formation: Field experiments on the dynamic response of the snow cover. Surveys in Geophysics, 16(5-6): 621-633.

Schweizer, J., 1993. The influence of the layered character of the snow cover on the triggering of slab avalanches. Ann. Glaciol., 18: 193-198.

Schweizer, J. and Iken, A., 1992. The role of bed separation and friction in sliding over an undeformable bed. J. Glaciol., 38(128): 77-92.

Reviewed Articles

Rubin, M.J., Camp, T., van Herwijnen, A. and Schweizer, J., 2012. Automatically detecting avalanche events in passive seismic data, 11th International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA), 12-15 Dec 2012 pp. 13-20.

Schweizer, M., Föhn, P.M.B., Schweizer, J. and Ultsch, A., 1994. A hybrid expert system for avalanche forecasting. In: W. Schertler, B. Schmid, A.M. Tjoa and H. Werthner (Editor), Information and Communications Technologies in Tourism, 12-14 January 1994. Springer Verlag Wien, New York, Innsbruck, Austria., pp. 148-153.

Schweizer, M., Föhn, P.M.B. and Schweizer, J., 1994. Integrating neural networks and rule based systems to build an avalanche forecasting system. In: Hamza (Editor), Int. Conf. on Artificial Intelligence, Expert Systems and Neuronal Networks. International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED), IASTED Acta press, Zurich, Switzerland, pp. 1-4.

Monographs

Harvey, S., Rhyner, H.U., Schweizer, J., 2023. Lawinen - Verstehen, beurteilen und risikobasiert entscheiden. Bruckmann Verlag GmbH, München, 319 pp.

Bründl, M., Hafner, E., Bebi, P., Bühler, Y., Margreth, S., Marty, C., Schaer, M., Stoffel, L., Techel, F., Winkler, K., Zweifel, B. and Schweizer, J., 2019. Ereignisanalyse Lawinensituation im Januar 2018. WSL Berichte, 76. Federal Research Institute WSL, Birmensdorf, Switzerland, 162 pp.

Bründl, M., & Schweizer, J. (Eds.). (2019). Lernen aus Extremereignissen. Forum für Wissen. WSL Berichte, 78. Federal Research Institute WSL, Birmensdorf, Switzerland, 73 pp.

Rhyner, H.U. and Schweizer, J. (Editors), 2015. Lawinen und Recht. Tagungsband zum Internationalen Seminar vom 1.-3. Juni 2015 in Davos. WSL Berichte, 34. WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, Davos, Switzerland, 156 pp.

Harvey, S., Rhyner, H.U. and Schweizer, J., 2013. Avalanches - mieux les comprendre. Verlag Schweizer Alpen-Club, Bern, Switzerland, 192 pp. 

Harvey, S., Rhyner, H.U. and Schweizer, J., 2012. Lawinenkunde. Bruckmann Verlag GmbH, München, Germany, 192 pp. 

Schweizer, J., 1989. Friction at the base of a glacier, Mitteilung, Nr. 101. Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau, Hydrologie und Glaziologie, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, 181 pp.

Book chapters

Schweizer, J., Bartelt, P., van Herwijnen, A., 2021. Snow avalanches. In: W. Haeberli and C. Whiteman (Editors), Snow and Ice-Related Hazards, Risks, and Disasters (Second Edition). Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands, pp. 377-416.

Schweizer, J. and Margreth, S., 2016. Lawinen. In: G. Paravicini and C. Wiesmann (Editors), Die Natur kennt keine Katastrophen. Edizione Periferia, Luzern/Poschiavo, pp. 191-203.

Schweizer, J. and Margreth, S., 2016. Snow avalanche phenomena - with a special focus on central Switzerland. In: G. Paravicini and C. Wiesmann (Editors), Nature recognizes no catastrophes. Edizione Periferia, Luzern/Poschiavo, Switzerland, pp. 191-203.

Schweizer, J., Bartelt, P. and van Herwijnen, A., 2015. Snow avalanches. In: W. Haeberli and C. Whiteman (Editors), Snow and Ice-Related Hazards, Risks and Disasters. Hazards and Disaster Series. Elsevier, pp. 395-436.

Schweizer, J., Margreth, S., Feistl, T., Stucki, T. and Jonas, T., 2013. Schnee als Bedrohung. In: SLF (Editor), Schnee. Primus Verlag, Darmstadt, Germany, pp. 56-87.

Bründl, M., Bartelt, P., Schweizer, J., Keiler, M. and Glade, T., 2010. Review and future challenges in snow avalanche risk analysis. In: I. Alcantara-Ayala and A.S. Goudie (Editors), Geomorphological Hazards and Disaster Prevention. Cambridge University Press, New York, U.S.A., pp. 49-61.

Non-reviewed Publications

Bergfeld, B., van Herwijnen, A., Bobillier, G. and Schweizer, J., 2023. Fracture energies relevant for dry-snow slab avalanche release, Proceedings ISSW 2023. International Snow Science Workshop, Bend, Oregon, U.S.A., 8-13 October 2023, pp. 401-407.

Birkeland, K.W., van Herwijnen, A., Techel, F., Bair, E.H., Reuter, B., Simenhois, R., Jamieson, B., Marienthal, A., Chabot, D. and Schweizer, J., 2023. Comparing stability tests and understanding their limitations, Proceedings ISSW 2023. International Snow Science Workshop, Bend, Oregon, U.S.A., 8-13 October 2023, pp. 64-71.

Bobillier, G., Trottet, B., Bergfeld, B., Simenhois, R., van Herwijnen, A., Schweizer, J. and Gaume, J., 2023. Supershear crack propagation in snow slab avalanche release: new insights from numerical simulations and field measurements, Proceedings ISSW 2023. International Snow Science Workshop, Bend, Oregon, U.S.A., 8-13 October 2023, pp. 38-42.

Fees, A., Lehmann, P., Lombardo, M., van Herwijnen, A. and Schweizer, J., 2023. Glide-snow avalanches: the influence of spatial variation in interfacial friction and snow cover on avalanche release, Proceedings ISSW 2023. International Snow Science Workshop, Bend, Oregon, U.S.A., 8-13 October 2023, pp. 1047-1051.

Lombardo, M., Fees, A., Lehmann, P., van Herwijnen, A. and Schweizer, J., 2023. The formation of basal liquid-water layers in early-winter ("cold") glide-snow avalanches, Proceedings ISSW 2023. International Snow Science Workshop, Bend, Oregon, U.S.A., 8-13 October 2023, pp. 463-466.

Mayer, S., Hendrick, M., Michel, A., Richter, B., Schweizer, J. and van Herwijnen, A., 2023. Projected impact of climate warming on avalanche activity at two sites in the Swiss Alps, Proceedings ISSW 2023. International Snow Science Workshop, Bend, Oregon, U.S.A., 8-13 October 2023, pp. 572-576.

Reuter, B., Coléou, C., Schweizer, J., Zweifel, B., Pérez-Guillén, C., Mitterer, C., Kalb, M. and Nairz, P., 2023. Characteristics of avalanche accidents in different snow climate regions in the Alps, Proceedings ISSW 2023. International Snow Science Workshop, Bend, Oregon, U.S.A., 8-13 October 2023, pp. 305-310.

Schweizer, J., Reuter, B. and Mitterer, C., 2023. Towards a dictionary of avalanche forecasting – describing some key terms, Proceedings ISSW 2023. International Snow Science Workshop, Bend, Oregon, U.S.A., 8-13 October 2023, pp. 1-8.

Schweizer, J., Reuter, B., Mitterer, C., Monti, F. and Mayer, S., 2023. On stability measurements and modeling, Proceedings ISSW 2023. International Snow Science Workshop, Bend, Oregon, U.S.A., 8-13 October 2023, pp. 313-320.

van Herwijnen, A., Mayer, S., Pérez-Guillén, C., Techel, F., Hendrick, M. and Schweizer, J., 2023. Data-driven models used in operational avalanche forecasting in Switzerland, Proceedings ISSW 2023. International Snow Science Workshop, Bend, Oregon, U.S.A., 8-13 October 2023, pp. 321-326.

Bründl, M., Hafner, E., Bebi, P., Bühler, Y., Margreth, S., Marty, C., Schaer, M., Stoffel, L., Techel, F., Winkler, K., Zweifel, B., Schweizer, J., 2021. Evaluation of the extraordinary avalanche situation in January 2018 in Switzerland. Interpraevent 2021, Conference Proceedings. International Research Society Interpraevent, Klagenfurt, Austria, pp. 17-23.

Bellaire, S., van Herwijnen, A., Bavay, M. and Schweizer, J., 2018. Distributed modeling of snow cover instability at regional scale. In: J.-T. Fischer et al. (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2018. International Snow Science Workshop, Innsbruck, Austria, 7-12 October 2018, pp. 871-875.

Bergfeld, B., van Herwijnen, A., Dual, J. and Schweizer, J., 2018. Dynamic crack propagation in weak snowpack layers: insights from high-resolution, high-speed photography. In: J.-T. Fischer et al. (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2018. International Snow Science Workshop, Innsbruck, Austria, 7-12 October 2018, pp. 935-939.

Bobillier, G., Gaume, J., van Herwijnen, A., Dual, J. and Schweizer, J., 2018. Modeling the propagation saw test with discrete elements. In: J.-T. Fischer et al. (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2018. International Snow Science Workshop, Innsbruck, Austria, 7-12 October 2018, pp. 976-980.

Capelli, A., Reiweger, I. and Schweizer, J., 2018. Prediction of snow failure: Mission impossible? In: J.-T. Fischer et al. (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2018. International Snow Science Workshop, Innsbruck, Austria, 7-12 October 2018, pp. 930-934.

Gatterer, H., Strapazzon, G., Cappello, T.D., Paal, P., Falk, M., Malacrida, S., Reuter, B., Schweizer, J. and Brugger, H., 2018. The influence of snow physical properties on humans breathing into an artificial air pocket. In: J.-T. Fischer et al. (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2018. International Snow Science Workshop, Innsbruck, Austria, 7-12 October 2018, pp. 1414-1416.

Heck, M., Hammer, C., Hobiger, M., van Herwijnen, A., Schweizer, J. and Fäh, D., 2018. Operational classification of seismic data for avalanche monitoring purposes. In: J.-T. Fischer et al. (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2018. International Snow Science Workshop, Innsbruck, Austria, 7-12 October 2018, pp. 631-635.

Mayer, S., van Herwijnen, A., Ulivieri, G. and Schweizer, J., 2018. Evaluating the performance of operational infrasound avalanche detection systems at three locations in the Swiss Alps during two winter seasons. In: J.-T. Fischer et al. (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2018. International Snow Science Workshop, Innsbruck, Austria, 7-12 October 2018, pp. 611-615.

Richter, B., van Herwijnen, A., Rotach, M. and Schweizer, J., 2018. Sensitivity of modeled snow instability to meteorological uncertainty. In: J.-T. Fischer et al. (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2018. International Snow Science Workshop, Innsbruck, Austria, 7-12 October 2018, pp. 1186-1190.

Schweizer, J., Mitterer, C., Techel, F., Stoffel, A. and Reuter, B., 2018. Quantifying the obvious: the avalanche danger level. In: J.-T. Fischer et al. (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2018. International Snow Science Workshop, Innsbruck, Austria, 7-12 October 2018, pp. 1052-1058.

Simioni, S. and Schweizer, J., 2018. Comparing two methods of artificial avalanche triggering: gas vs. solid explosives. In: J.-T. Fischer et al. (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2018. International Snow Science Workshop, Innsbruck, Austria, 7-12 October 2018, pp. 158-161.

Stoffel, L., Bartelt, P., Margreth, S. and Schweizer, J., 2018. Can scenario-based avalanche dynamics calculations help in the decision making process for road closures? In: J.-T. Fischer et al. (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2018. International Snow Science Workshop, Innsbruck, Austria, 7-12 October 2018, pp. 772-777.

Bellaire, S., van Herwijnen, A., Mitterer, C., Helbig, N., Jonas, T. and Schweizer, J., 2016. Regional forecasting of wet snow avalanche cycles: An essential tool for avalanche warning services? In: E. Greene (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2016. International Snow Science Workshop, Breckenridge CO, U.S.A., 3-7 October 2016, pp. 140-147.

Gaume, J., Reuter, B., van Herwijnen, A. and Schweizer, J., 2016. A new crack propagation criterion for skier-triggered snow slab avalanches. In: E. Greene (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2016. International Snow Science Workshop, Breckenridge CO, U.S.A., 3-7 October 2016, pp. 484-491.

Gaume, J., van Herwijnen, A., Chambon, G., Wever, N. and Schweizer, J., 2016. Critical length for the onset of crack propagation in snow: Reconciling shear and collapse. In: E. Greene (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2016. International Snow Science Workshop, Breckenridge CO, U.S.A., 3-7 October 2016, pp. 12-16.

Heck, M., Hammer, C., van Herwijnen, A., Schweizer, J. and Fäh, D., 2016. Towards the automatic detection of avalanches in seismic data using Hidden Markov Models. In: E. Greene (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2016. International Snow Science Workshop, Breckenridge CO, U.S.A., 3-7 October 2016, pp. 322-328.

Mitterer, C., Heilig, A., Schmid, L., van Herwijnen, A., Eisen, O. and Schweizer, J., 2016. Comparison of measured and modelled snow cover liquid water content to improve local wet-snow avalanche prediction. In: E. Greene (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2016. International Snow Science Workshop, Breckenridge CO, U.S.A., 3-7 October 2016, pp. 125-131.

Pertschy, S., Zweifel, B., Schweizer, J., Stucki, T., Gerber, M. and Darms, G., 2016. ProTools and ProNXD: Record and manage avalanche activity. In: G. Koboltschnig (Editor), Extended Abstracts, 13th Congress INTERPRAEVENT 2016, 30 May-2 June 2016, Lucerne, Switzerland. International Research Society INTERPRAEVENT, Klagenfurt, Austria, pp. 144-145.

Reiweger, I., Genswein, M. and Schweizer, J., 2016. Triage strategies for multiple avalanche burials - a Monte Carlo simulation. In: E. Greene (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2016. International Snow Science Workshop, Breckenridge CO, U.S.A., 3-7 October 2016, pp. 282-285.

Reuter, B. and Schweizer, J., 2016. Variations of snow instability from a bird’s eye. In: E. Greene (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2016. International Snow Science Workshop, Breckenridge CO, U.S.A., 3-7 October 2016, pp. 262-265.

Reuter, B., van Herwijnen, A. and Schweizer, J., 2016. Observer independent measures of snow instability. In: E. Greene (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2016. International Snow Science Workshop, Breckenridge CO, U.S.A., 3-7 October 2016, pp. 390-396.

Schweizer, J., Reuter, B., van Herwijnen, A. and Gaume, J., 2016. Avalanche release 101. In: E. Greene (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2016. International Snow Science Workshop, Breckenridge CO, U.S.A., 3-7 October 2016, pp. 1-11.

Simioni, S., Dual, J. and Schweizer, J., 2016. Artificial avalanche release: flat field experiments using a gas exploder. In: E. Greene (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2016. International Snow Science Workshop, Breckenridge CO, U.S.A., 3-7 October 2016, pp. 405-409.

Techel, F., Dürr, L. and Schweizer, J., 2016. Variations in individual danger level estimates within the same forecast region. In: E. Greene (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2016. International Snow Science Workshop, Breckenridge CO, U.S.A., 3-7 October 2016, pp. 466-471.

van Herwijnen, A., Bair, E.H., Birkeland, K.W., Reuter, B., Simenhois, R., Jamieson, B. and Schweizer, J., 2016. Measuring the mechanical properties of snow relevant for dry-snow slab avalanche release using particle tracking velocimetry. In: E. Greene (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2016. International Snow Science Workshop, Breckenridge CO, U.S.A., 3-7 October 2016, pp. 397-404.

Wernli-Schärer, L., Bialek, R., Buser, M., Flury, C., Gerber, B., Haslinger, F., Hegg, C., Ottmer, B., Overney, O., Romang, H., Schmutz, C. and Schweizer, J., 2016. Strategies for the reduction of natural hazards damages by optimized warning, alarming and intervention in Switzerland. In: G. Koboltschnig (Editor), Conference Proceedings, 13th Congress INTERPRAEVENT 2016, 30 May-2 June 2016, Lucerne, Switzerland. International Research Society INTERPRAEVENT, Klagenfurt, Austria, pp. 1005-1113.

Eisen, O. and Schweizer, J., 2014. Assessing approaches for determination of liquid water in snow. Eos Trans. AGU, 95(36): 328.

Eisen, O., Schweizer, J., Mitterer, C., Heilig, A. and Schmid, L., 2014. Liquid water in snow - workshop 2014. Ice, News Bulletin of the International Glaciological Society, 164(1): 39-40.

Gaume, J., Chambon, G., Reiweger, I., van Herwijnen, A. and Schweizer, J., 2014. On the failure criterion of weak-snow layers using the discrete element method. In: P. Haegeli (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2014. International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 29 September - 3 October 2014, pp. 681-688.

Gaume, J., van Herwijnen, A., Schweizer, J., Chambon, G. and Birkeland, K., 2014. Discrete element modeling of crack propagation in weak snowpack layers. In: P. Haegeli (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2014. International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 29 September - 3 October 2014, pp. 139-145.

Mitterer, C. and Schweizer, J., 2014. Comparing models of different levels of complexity for the prediction of wet-snow avalanches. In: P. Haegeli (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2014. International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 29 September - 3 October 2014, pp. 9-14.

Monti, F., Schweizer, J. and Gaume, J., 2014. Deriving snow stability information from simulated snow cover stratigraphy. In: P. Haegeli (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2014. International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 29 September - 3 October 2014, pp. 465-469.

Proksch, M., Reuter, B., Löwe, H., Schweizer, J. and Schneebeli, M., 2014. Quantitative snow stratigraphy and stability derived from high-resolution penetrometry. In: P. Haegeli (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2014. International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 29 September - 3 October 2014, pp. 196-201.

Reuter, B., van Herwijnen, A. and Schweizer, J., 2014. Simple drivers of snow instability. In: P. Haegeli (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2014. International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 29 September - 3 October 2014, pp. 716-721.

Schweizer, J., Reuter, B., van Herwijnen, A., Jamieson, J.B. and Gauthier, D., 2014. On how the tensile strength of the slab affects crack propagation propensity. In: P. Haegeli (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2014. International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 29 September - 3 October 2014, pp. 164-168.

Simioni, S., Schweizer, J. and Dual, J., 2014. Field experiments on weak layer failure and crack propagation due to explosions. In: P. Haegeli (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2014. International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 29 September - 3 October 2014, pp. 185-188.

Simioni, S., Sidler, R., Schweizer, J. and Dual, J., 2014. Field measurements and modeling of wave induced weak layer failure due to an explosion. In: P. Haegeli (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2014. International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, Canada, 29 September - 3 October 2014, pp. 722-726.

van Herwijnen, A., Heck, M. and Schweizer, J., 2014. Detecting avalanches using seismic monitoring systems. In: P. Haegeli (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2014. International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 29 September - 3 October 2014, pp. 116-121.

Gaume, J., Schweizer, J., van Herwijnen, A., Chambon, G., Eckert, N. and Naaim, M., 2013. The effect of spatial variations of snowpack properties on snow slope stability: A mechanically-based statistical approach. In: F. Naaim-Bouvet, Y. Durand and R. Lambert (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2013. International Snow Science Workshop, Grenoble, France, 7-11 October 2013. ANENA, IRSTEA, Météo-France, Grenoble, France, pp. 57-60.

Mitterer, C., Techel, F., Fierz, C. and Schweizer, J., 2013. An operational supporting tool for assessing wet-snow avalanche danger. In: F. Naaim-Bouvet, Y. Durand and R. Lambert (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2013. International Snow Science Workshop, Grenoble, France, 7-11 October 2013. ANENA, IRSTEA, Météo-France, Grenoble, France, pp. 334-338.

Monti, F. and Schweizer, J., 2013. A relative difference approach to detect potential weak layers within a snow profile. In: F. Naaim-Bouvet, Y. Durand and R. Lambert (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2013. International Snow Science Workshop, Grenoble, France, 7-11 October 2013. ANENA, IRSTEA, Météo-France, Grenoble, France, pp. 339-343.

Monti, F. and Schweizer, J., 2013. Snow profile visualisations to highlight structural instability conditions. In: F. Naaim-Bouvet, Y. Durand and R. Lambert (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2013. International Snow Science Workshop, Grenoble, France, 7-11 October 2013. ANENA, IRSTEA, Météo-France, Grenoble, France, pp. 344-346.

Reiweger, I. and Schweizer, J., 2013. Measuring acoustic emissions in an avalanche starting zone to monitor snow stability. In: F. Naaim-Bouvet, Y. Durand and R. Lambert (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2013. International Snow Science Workshop, Grenoble, France, 7-11 October 2013. ANENA, IRSTEA, Météo-France, Grenoble, France, pp. 942-944.

Reuter, B., Proksch, M., Loewe, H., van Herwijnen, A. and Schweizer, J., 2013. On how to measure snow mechanical properties relevant to slab avalanche release. In: F. Naaim-Bouvet, Y. Durand and R. Lambert (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2013. International Snow Science Workshop, Grenoble, France, 7-11 October 2013. ANENA, IRSTEA, Météo-France, Grenoble, France, pp. 7-11.

Reuter, B. and Schweizer, J., 2013. Linking weather conditions to snow property variations. In: F. Naaim-Bouvet, Y. Durand and R. Lambert (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2013. International Snow Science Workshop, Grenoble, France, 7-11 October 2013. ANENA, IRSTEA, Météo-France, Grenoble, France, pp. 61-64.

Schweizer, J. and van Herwijnen, A., 2013. Can near real-time avalanche occurrence data improve avalanche forecasting? In: F. Naaim-Bouvet, Y. Durand and R. Lambert (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2013. International Snow Science Workshop, Grenoble, France, 7-11 October 2013. ANENA, IRSTEA, Météo-France, Grenoble, France, pp. 195-198.

Simioni, S. and Schweizer, J., 2013. Assessing weak layer failure and changes in snowpack properties due to avalanche control by explosives. In: F. Naaim-Bouvet, Y. Durand and R. Lambert (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2013. International Snow Science Workshop, Grenoble, France, 7-11 October 2013. ANENA, IRSTEA, Météo-France, Grenoble, France, pp. 775-778.

Stoffel, L., Margreth, S. and Schweizer, J., 2013. Artificial avalanche release and the probability of triggering secondary avalanches. In: F. Naaim-Bouvet, Y. Durand and R. Lambert (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2013. International Snow Science Workshop, Grenoble, France, 7-11 October 2013. ANENA, IRSTEA, Météo-France, Grenoble, France, pp. 779-782.

Schmid, L., Mitterer, C., Heilig, A., Schweizer, J., Maurer, H. and Eisen, O., 2013. Continuous monitoring of the temporal evolution of the snowpack using upward-looking ground penetrating radar technology, SEG-AGU Joint Workshop on Cryosphere Geophysics: Understanding a Changing Climate with Subsurface Imaging, 6-8 January 2013, Boise ID, U.S.A.

Schweizer, J., Jamieson, B. and Reuter, B., 2013. How surface warming affects dry-snow instability. The Avalanche Review, 31(3): 25-31.

Feick, S., Mitterer, C., Dreier, L., Harvey, S. and Schweizer, J., 2012. Automated detection and monitoring of glide-snow events using satellite-based optical remote sensing and terrestrial photography, International Snow Science Workshop ISSW 2012, Anchorage AK, U.S.A., 16-21 September 2012, pp. 603-609.

Mitterer, C. and Schweizer, J., 2012. Analysis of the atmosphere-snow energy balanche during wet-snow instabilites. Geophys. Res. Abstr., 14: EGU2012-11793.

Mitterer, C. and Schweizer, J., 2012. Analysis of the snow-atmosphere energy balance during wet-snow instabilities and implications for avalanche prediction. The Cryosphere Discussion, 6: 2715-2749, doi:10.5194/tcd-6-2715-2012.

Mitterer, C. and Schweizer, J., 2012. Analyzing the atmosphere-snow energy balance for wet snow avalanche prediction, International Snow Science Workshop ISSW 2012, Anchorage AK, U.S.A., 16-21 September 2012, pp. 77-83.

Mitterer, C. and Schweizer, J., 2012. Glide snow avalanches revisited. The Avalanche Journal, 102: 68-71.

Mitterer, C. and Schweizer, J., 2012. Towards a better understanding of glide-snow avalanche formation, International Snow Science Workshop ISSW 2012, Anchorage AK, U.S.A., 16-21 September 2012, pp. 610-616.

Monti, F. and Schweizer, J., 2012. Deriving snow hardness from density and its application to the 1-D snow cover model SNOWPACK. Geophys. Res. Abstr., 14: EGU2012-11960.

Monti, F., Schweizer, J. and Fierz, C., 2012. Weak layer detection in simulated snow stratigraphy, International Snow Science Workshop ISSW 2012, Anchorage AK, U.S.A., 16-21 September 2012, pp. 92-97.

Reuter, B. and Schweizer, J., 2012. The influence of near-surface warming on slab stiffness and crack propagation propensity, International Snow Science Workshop ISSW 2012, Anchorage AK, U.S.A., 16-21 September 2012, pp. 28-31.

Reuter, B. and Schweizer, J., 2012. Variations of snow depth and snowpack stability at the basin scale. Geophys. Res. Abstr., 14: EGU2012-14138.

Rubin, M.J., Camp, T., van Herwijnen, A. and Schweizer, J., 2012. Automatically detecting avalanche events in passive seismic data, 11th International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA), 12-15 Dec 2012 pp. 13-20.

Schmid, L., Mitterer, C., Heilig, A., Schweizer, J. and Eisen, O., 2012. Tracking wetting front advance with upward-looking ground-penetrating radar, International Snow Science Workshop ISSW 2012, Anchorage AK, U.S.A., 16-21 September 2012, pp. 599-602.

Schweizer, J., Alig, C. and Mitterer, C., 2012. On indicator path avalanches for local avalanche forecasting, International Snow Science Workshop ISSW 2012, Anchorage AK, U.S.A., 16-21 September 2012, pp. 51-54.

Schweizer, J., Genswein, M., Jarry, F. and Létang, D., 2012. Transceiver performance when searching for multiple burials, International Snow Science Workshop ISSW 2012, Anchorage AK, U.S.A., 16-21 September 2012, pp. 341-347.

Alig, C., Mitterer, C. and Schweizer, J., 2011. On the reliability of indicator path avalanches for local avalanche forecasting, Abstract Volume, 9th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Zurich, Switzerland, 11-13 November 2011, pp. 265.

Feick, S., Brunner, S., Mitterer, C. and Schweizer, J., 2011. Automated detection and analysis of gliding snow. Geophys. Res. Abstr., 13, EGU2011-13923.

Heilig, A., Schmid, L., Mitterer, C., Eisen, O., Okorn, R. and Schweizer, J., 2011. upRADAR - Monitoring temporal changes within the the snowpack utilizing upward-looking radar technology, presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco CA, USA, 5-9 December 2011, pp. C11F-04.

Mayer, K., Reiweger, I., Simioni, S. and Schweizer, J., 2011. Localisation of acoustic emission events during loading of snow samples. Geophys. Res. Abstr., 13, EGU2011-13927.

Mitterer, C., Heilig, A., Schmid, L., Schweizer, J. and Eisen, O., 2011. Measuring wet-snow properties with ground-penetrating radar technology. Geophys. Res. Abstr., 13, EGU2011-13916

Monti, F. and Schweizer, J., 2011. Stability information supplied by the snow cover model SNOWPACK, Abstract Volume, 9th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Zurich, Switzerland, 11-13 November 2011, pp. 273-274.

Reiweger, I., Mitterer, C. and Schweizer, J., 2011. 2-D modelling of water flow in snow. Geophys. Res. Abstr., 13, EGU2011-13920

Reiweger, I., Simioni, S. and Schweizer, J., 2011. Failure of weak snow layers. Geophys. Res. Abstr., 13, EGU2011-14072.

Reuter, B. and Schweizer, J., 2011. The effect of surface warming on snow slab stiffness and fracture propagation propensity in avalanche snowpacks. Geophys. Res. Abstr., 13, EGU2011-13929

Schmid, L., Mitterer, C., Schweizer, J., Heilig, A., Eisen, O. and Okorn, R., 2011. Monitoring temporal changes within the snowpack utilizing upward-looking radar systems, Abstract Volume, 9th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Zurich, Switzerland, 11-13 November 2011, pp. 279.

van Herwijnen, A. and Schweizer, J., 2011. Seismic detection of avalanches in an alpine basin, presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco CA, USA, 5-9 December 2011, pp. NS51A-1735.

Zwimpfer, F., Mitterer, C., Reiweger, I., Schweizer, J. and Dual, J., 2011. Failure of wet snow, Abstract Volume, 9th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Zurich, Switzerland, 11-13 November 2011, pp. 263-264.

Bellaire, S., Jamieson, B. and Schweizer, J., 2010. When to dig? Thoughts on estimating slope stability, International Snow Science Workshop ISSW, Lake Tahoe CA, U.S.A., 17-22 October 2010, pp. 424-430.

Heilig, A., Mitterer, C., Hoinkes, S., Schweizer, J. and Eisen, O., 2010. Continuous monitoring of the seasonal snowpack evolution utilizing upward-looking GPR technology, International Snow Science Workshop ISSW, Lake Tahoe CA, U.S.A., 17-22 October 2010, pp. 13-17.

Jamieson, B., Schweizer, J., Statham, G. and Haegeli, P., 2010. Which obs for which avalanche type?, International Snow Science Workshop ISSW, Lake Tahoe CA, U.S.A., 17-22 October 2010, pp. 155-160.

Reiweger, I. and Schweizer, J., 2010. How snow fails, International Snow Science Workshop ISSW, Lake Tahoe CA, U.S.A., 17-22 October 2010, pp. 204-206.

Schweizer, J., 2010. Predicting the avalanche danger level from field observations, International Snow Science Workshop ISSW, Lake Tahoe CA, U.S.A., 17-22 October 2010, pp. 162-165.

Schweizer, J. and Jamieson, B., 2010. On surface warming and snow instability, International Snow Science Workshop ISSW, Lake Tahoe CA, U.S.A., 17-22 October 2010, pp. 619-622.

Schweizer, J., van Herwijnen, A. and Reuter, B., 2010. Fracture energy of weak snowpack layers, International Snow Science Workshop ISSW, Lake Tahoe CA, U.S.A., 17-22 October 2010, pp. 720-723.

van Herwijnen, A., Turner, J. and Schweizer, J., 2010. Listening to snow - Avalanche detection using a seismic sensor array, International Snow Science Workshop ISSW, Lake Tahoe CA, U.S.A., 17-22 October 2010, pp 373-379.

Birkeland, K.W., Schweizer, J. and Jamieson, J.B., 2009. Fracture propagation: Recent research and implications. The Avalanche Review, 27(4): 28-29, 32.

Jamieson, B., Schweizer, J. and Shea, C., 2009. Simple calculations of avalanche risk for backcountry skiing. In: J. Schweizer and A. van Herwijnen (Editors), International Snow Science Workshop ISSW, Davos, Switzerland, 27 September - 2 October 2009. Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, pp. 336-340.

Mitterer, C. and Schweizer, J., 2009. Snow cover stability patterns in the Eastern European Alps. Geophys. Res. Abstr., 11: 12806.

Mitterer, C., Mott, R. and Schweizer, J., 2009. Observations and analysis of two wet-snow avalanche cycles. In: J. Schweizer and A. van Herwijnen (Editors), International Snow Science Workshop ISSW, Davos, Switzerland, 27 September - 2 October 2009. Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, pp. 262-266.

Reiweger, I., Ernst, R., Schweizer, J. and Dual, J., 2009. Force-controlled shear experiments with snow samples. In: J. Schweizer and A. van Herwijnen (Editors), International Snow Science Workshop ISSW, Davos, Switzerland, 27 September - 2 October 2009. Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, pp. 120-123.

Reuter, B. and Schweizer, J., 2009. Avalanche triggering by sound: myth and truth. In: J. Schweizer and A. van Herwijnen (Editors), International Snow Science Workshop ISSW, Davos, Switzerland, 27 September - 2 October 2009. Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, pp. 330-333.

Schirmer, M., Mitterer, C. and Schweizer, J., 2009. On sample size and different interpretations of snow stability datasets. Geophys. Res. Abstr., 11: 13413.

Schirmer, M., Schweizer, J. and Lehning, M., 2009. Regional stability evaluation with modelled snow cover data. In: J. Schweizer and A. van Herwijnen (Editors), International Snow Science Workshop ISSW, Davos, Switzerland, 27 September - 2 October 2009. Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, pp. 306-312.

Schweizer, J. , 2009. ISSW 2009 in Review. The Avalanche Review, 28(2): 31-32.

Schweizer, J. and Bellaire, S., 2009. Where to dig? – On optimizing sampling strategy. In: J. Schweizer and A. van Herwijnen (Editors), International Snow Science Workshop ISSW, Davos, Switzerland, 27 September - 2 October 2009. Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, pp. 298-300.

Schweizer, J. and Gansner, C. (Editors), 2009. Programme and Abstracts ISSW 2009. International Snow Science Workshop, Davos, Switzerland, 27 September - 2 October 2009. Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Birmensdorf, Switzerland, 266 pp.

Schweizer, J. and van Herwijnen, A. (Editors), 2009. Proceedings ISSW 2009. International Snow Science Workshop, Davos, Switzerland, 27 September - 2 October 2009. Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Birmensdorf, Switzerland, 699 pp.

Bellaire, S. and Schweizer, J., 2008. Deriving spatial stability variations from penetration resistance measurements. In: C. Campbell, S. Conger and P. Haegeli (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2008, International Snow Science Workshop, Whistler, Canada, 21-27 September 2008, pp. 188-298.

Bellaire, S., Schweizer, J., Schneebeli, M. and Pielmeier, C., 2008. Deriving snow stability from micropenetration resistance. Geophys. Res. Abstr., 10: 09847.

Genswein, M. and Schweizer, J., 2008. Numerical simulation of the survival chance optimized search strip width. In: C. Campbell, S. Conger and P. Haegeli (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2008, International Snow Science Workshop, Whistler, Canada, 21-27 September 2008, pp. 891-899.

Schirmer, M., Lehning, M. and Schweizer, J., 2008. Statistical assessment of regional avalanche danger using parameters from the snow cover model SNOWPACK. In: C. Campbell, S. Conger and P. Haegeli (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2008, International Snow Science Workshop, Whistler, Canada, 21-27 September 2008, pp. 682-687.

Schweizer, J. and Jamieson, J.B., 2008. Dry-snow slab avalanche release revisited: shear vs. collapse? Geophys. Res. Abstr., 10: 10994.

Schweizer, J., 2008. On the predictability of snow avalanches. In: C. Campbell, S. Conger and P. Haegeli (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2008, International Snow Science Workshop, Whistler, Canada, 21-27 September 2008, pp. 688-692.

Schweizer, J., Mitterer, C. and Stoffel, L., 2008. Determining the critical new snow depth for a destructive avalanche by considering the return period. In: C. Campbell, S. Conger and P. Haegeli (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2008, International Snow Science Workshop, Whistler, Canada, 21-27 September 2008, pp. 292-298.

Stoffel, L. and Schweizer, J., 2008. Guidelines for avalanche control services: organization, hazard assessment and documentation – an example from Switzerland. In: C. Campbell, S. Conger and P. Haegeli (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2008, International Snow Science Workshop, Whistler, Canada, 21-27 September 2008, pp. 483-489.

van Herwijnen, A. and Schweizer, J., 2008. Continuous monitoring of acoustic emissions in an avalanche start zone. Geophys. Res. Abstr., 10: 09762.

van Herwijnen, A., Bellaire, S. and Schweizer, J., 2008. Micro structural snowpack parameters associated with fracture character in compression tests. In: C. Campbell, S. Conger and P. Haegeli (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2008, International Snow Science Workshop, Whistler, Canada, 21-27 September 2008, pp. 1035-1041.

van Herwijnen, A., Heierli, J. and Schweizer, J., 2008. Field study on fracture propagation in weak snowpack layers. In: C. Campbell, S. Conger and P. Haegeli (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2008, International Snow Science Workshop, Whistler, Canada, 21-27 September 2008, pp. 1-8.

van Herwijnen, A., Heierli, J. and Schweizer, J., 2008. Field studies of collapse propagation in weak snow layers. Geophys. Res. Abstr., 10: 09354.

Winkler, K. and Schweizer, J., 2008. Comparison of different snow stability tests including the extended column test. In: C. Campbell, S. Conger and P. Haegeli (Editors), Proceedings ISSW 2008, International Snow Science Workshop, Whistler, Canada, 21-27 September 2008, pp. 393-400.

Habermann, M., Schweizer, J. and Jamieson, J.B., 2007. Influence of slab properties on human-triggered snow slab avalanche release. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 9: 11521.

Bellaire, S., Schweizer, J., Fierz, C., Lehning, M. and Pielmeier, C., 2006. Predicting snow cover stability with the snow cover model SNOWPACK. In: J.A. Gleason (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2006. International Snow Science Workshop, Telluride CO, U.S.A., 1-6 October 2006, pp. 38-43.

Birkeland, K., Savage, S., Trautmann, S., Kronholm, K., Logan, S. and Schweizer, J., 2006. Uncertainties in assessing the stability of fractured slopes. In: J.A. Gleason (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2006. International Snow Science Workshop, Telluride CO, U.S.A., 1-6 October 2006, pp. 29-37.

Jamieson, J.B., Schweizer, J., Haegeli, P. and Campbell, C., 2006. Can stability tests help recreationists assess the local avalanche danger? In: J.A. Gleason (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2006. International Snow Science Workshop, Telluride CO, U.S.A., 1-6 October 2006, pp. 468-477.

Jones, A.S.T., Jamieson, J.B. and Schweizer, J., 2006. The effect of slab and bed surface stiffness on the skier-induced shear stress in weak snowpack layers. In: J.A. Gleason (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2006. International Snow Science Workshop, Telluride CO, U.S.A., 1-6 October 2006, pp. 157-164.

Pielmeier, C., Schweizer, J. and Marshall, H.P., 2006. Improvements in the application of the SnowMicroPen to derive stability information for avalanche forecasting. In: J.A. Gleason (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2006. International Snow Science Workshop, Telluride CO, U.S.A., 1-6 October 2006, pp. 187-192.

Schneebeli, M., Sigrist, C. and Schweizer, J., 2006. Failure in snow as a multiscale process. Proceedings Third International Conference Multiscale Materials Modeling, Freiburg, Germany, 18-22 September 2006, pp. 375-377.

Schweizer, J. and Kronholm, K., 2006. Dry-snow slab avalanche release: recent measurements and observations. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 8: 10585.

Schweizer, J., Kronholm, K., Jamieson, J.B. and Birkeland, K.W., 2006. Spatial variability - so what? In: J.A. Gleason (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2006. International Snow Science Workshop, Telluride CO, U.S.A., 1-6 October 2006, pp. 365-376.

Schweizer, J. and Harvey, S., 2006. Legal consequences of fatal avalanche accidents in the European Alps. In: J.A. Gleason (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2006. International Snow Science Workshop, Telluride CO, U.S.A., 1-6 October 2006, pp. 709-713.

Schweizer, J., McCammon, I. and Jamieson, J.B., 2006. Snow slope stability evaluation using concepts of fracture mechanics. In: J.A. Gleason (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2006. International Snow Science Workshop, Telluride CO, U.S.A., 1-6 October 2006, pp. 211-218.

Sigrist, C., Schweizer, J., Schindler, H.J. and Dual, J., 2006. Measurement of fracture mechanical properties of snow and application to dry snow slab avalanche release. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 8: 08760.

Baggi, S. and Schweizer, J., 2005. First results on characteristics of wet snow avalanche activity in a high alpine valley. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 7: 10671.

Bellaire, S., Fierz, C., Lehning, M. and Pielmeier, C., 2005. Evaluating and improving the stability predictions of the snow cover model SNOWPACK. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 7: 10670.

McClung, D. and Schweizer, J., 2005. Slab avalanche tensile fracture toughness estimated from field measurements. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 7: 01561.

Phillips, M. and Schweizer, J., 2005. On the relation between mountain permafrost and snowpack stability. In: K. Elder (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2004. International Snow Science Workshop, Jackson Hole WY, U.S.A., 19-24 September 2004, pp. 133-137.

Pielmeier, C., Schweizer, J. and Stucki, T., 2005. Application of the SnowMicroPen to derive stability information for avalanche forecasting. In: K. Elder (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2004. International Snow Science Workshop, Jackson Hole WY, U.S.A., 19-24 September 2004, pp. 177-181.

Schweizer, J., Fierz, C. and Jamieson, J.B., 2005. Assessing the probability of skier triggering from snow layer properties. In: K. Elder (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2004. International Snow Science Workshop, Jackson Hole WY, U.S.A., 19-24 September 2004, pp. 192-198.

Schweizer, J. and Kronholm, K., 2005. Multi-scale spatial variability of a layer of buried surface hoar. In: K. Elder (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2004. International Snow Science Workshop, Jackson Hole WY, U.S.A., 19-24 September 2004, pp. 335-342.

Sigrist, C., Schweizer, J., Schindler, H.J. and Dual, J., 2005. An experimental method to determine snow fracture toughness in mode II. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 7: 05295.

Sigrist, C., Schweizer, J., Schindler, H.J. and Dual, J., 2005. Fracture toughness of snow: size effects in a quasi-brittle material. In: A. Carpinteri, Y.-W. Mai, R.O. Ritchie and G. Ferro (Editors), 11th International Conference on Fracture - ICF XI, Torino, Italy, 20-25 March 2005, pp. 1163.

Feick, S., Kronholm, K. and Schweizer, J., 2004. Spatial variability of surface hoar layers at the basin scale. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 6: 06265.

Kronholm, K., Schweizer, J. and Schneebeli, M., 2004. The effect of spatial variability on snow avalanche formation. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 6: 06272.

Kronholm, K., Schweizer, J., Pielmeier, C. and Schneebeli, M., 2004. Spatial variability of snowpack stability on small slopes studied with the stuffblock test. Data of Glaciological Studies, 97: 180-188.

Schweizer, J., 2004. Snow avalanches. Water Resources Impact, 6(1): 12-18.

Schweizer, J. and Jamieson, J.B., 2004. Snow stability measurements. In: M. Naaim and F. Naaim-Bouvet (Editors), Proceedings of the International Seminar on Snow and Avalanche Test Sites, Grenoble, France, 22-23 November 2001. Cemagref éditions, Antony (Hauts-de-Seine), France, pp. 317-331.

Sigrist, C., Schweizer, J., Schindler, H.J. and Dual, J., 2004. Plastic effects in snow fracture toughness measurements. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 6: 05990.

Kronholm, K., Schweizer, J. and Schneebeli, M., 2002. Spatial variability of snow stability on small slopes. In: J.R. Stevens (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2002, International Snow Science Workshop, Penticton BC, Canada, 29 September-4 October 2002. International Snow Science Workshop Canada Inc., BC Ministry of Transportation, Snow Avalanche Programs, Victoria BC, Canada, pp. 549-554.

Pielmeier, C., Kronholm, K., Schneebeli, M. and Schweizer J., 2002. Spatial variability of snowpack properties on small slopes. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 4: 00956.

Schweizer, J., Kronholm, K. and Wiesinger, T., 2002. Snowpack stability variation at a given avalanche danger level. In: J.R. Stevens (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2002, International Snow Science Workshop, Penticton BC, Canada, 29 September-4 October 2002, pp. 175-179.

McCammon, I. and Schweizer, J., 2002. A field method for identifying structural weaknesses in the snowpack. In: J.R. Stevens (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2002. International Snow Science Workshop, Penticton BC, Canada, 29 September-4 October 2002. International Snow Science Workshop Canada Inc., BC Ministry of Transportation, Snow Avalanche Programs, Victoria BC, Canada, pp. 477-481.

Schweizer, J., 2002. The Rutschblock test - Procedure and application in Switzerland. The Avalanche Review, 20(5): 1,14-15.

Schweizer, J. and Jamieson, J.B., 2002. Contrasting stable and unstable snow profiles with respect to skier loading. In: J.R. Stevens (Editor), Proceedings ISSW 2002. International Snow Science Workshop, Penticton BC, Canada, 29 September - 4 October, 2002, pp. 499-501.

Schweizer, J. and Krüsi, G., 2002. Avalanche rescue beacon testing. In: J.R. Stevens (Editor), Proceedings International Snow Science Workshop, Penticton BC, Canada, 29 September-4 October 2002, pp. 456-460.

Sokratov, S., Lehning, M., Fierz, C., Kronholm, K., Schneebeli, M. and Schweizer, J., 2002. Correlation between snow cover stability measurements and results of modeling the snow structure evolution with SNOWPACK. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 4: 02954.

Kern, M., Tschirky, F. and Schweizer, J., 2001. Feldversuche zur Wirksamkeit einiger neuer Lawinen-Rettungsgeräte. In: H. Brugger, G. Sumann, W. Schobersberger and G. Flora (Editors), Jahrbuch 2001. Oesterreichische Gesellschaft für Alpin- und Höhenmedizin, Innsbruck, Austria, pp. 127-145.

Schweizer, J. and Jamieson, J.B., 2001. Field observations of skier triggered avalanches. Proceedings International Snow Science Workshop, Big Sky, Montana, U.S.A., 1-6 October 2000: 192-199.

Schweizer, J. and Lütschg, M., 2001. Measurements of human-triggered avalanches from the Swiss Alps. Proceedings International Snow Science Workshop, Big Sky, Montana, U.S.A., 1-6 October 2000: 200-207.

Wiesinger, T. and Schweizer, J., 2001. Snow profile interpretation. Proceedings International Snow Science Workshop, Big Sky, Montana, U.S.A., 1-6 October 2000: 223-239.

Schweizer, J., 1998. On the role of deficit zones or imperfections in dry snow slab avalanche release. Proceedings International Snow Science Workshop, Sunriver, Oregon, U.S.A., 27 September-1 October 1998: 489-501.

Schweizer, J., Jamieson, J.B. and Skjonsberg, D., 1998. Avalanche forecasting for transportation corridor and backcountry in Glacier National Park (BC, Canada). In: E. Hestnes (Editor), 25 Years of Snow Avalanche Research, Voss, Norway, 12-16 May 1998. NGI Publication. Norwegian Geotechnical Institute, Oslo, Norway, pp. 238-243.

Wilson, A., Schweizer, J., Johnston, C.D. and Jamieson, J.B., 1998. Surface warming of a dry snowpack increases skier-induced stress and strain magnitudes in deeper weak layers, Proceedings ISSW 1998, International Snow Science Workshop, Sunriver, Oregon, U.S.A., 27 September-1 October 1998. Washington State Department of Transportation, Olympia WA, USA, pp. 514-519.

Camponovo, C. and Schweizer, J., 1997. Measurements on skier triggering. Proceedings International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 6-10 October 1996: 100-103.

McClung, D.M. and Schweizer, J., 1997. Effect of snow temperature on skier triggering of dry snow slab avalanches. Proceedings International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 6-10 October 1996: 113-117.

Schweizer, J., 1997. Preliminary results on controlled shear experiments. Proceedings International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 6-10 October 1996: 195-197.

Schweizer, J., 1997. Contribution on the skier stability index. Internal report, 712, Swiss Federal Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research, Davos, Switzerland.

Schweizer, J., Skjonsberg, D. and McMahon, B., 1997. Experience with stability evaluation for a surface hoar layer during the winter 1995-96 at Rogers Pass, British Columbia, Canada. Proceedings International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 6-10 October 1996: 126-128.

Tschirky, F. and Schweizer, J., 1997. Avalanche balloon - preliminary test results. Proceedings International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 6-10 October 1996: 309-312.

Föhn, P.M.B. and Schweizer, J., 1995. Verification of avalanche danger with respect to avalanche forecasting. In: F. Sivardière (Editor), Les apports de la recherche scientifique à la sécurité neige, glace et avalanche. Actes de Colloque, Chamonix, 30 mai-3 juin 1995. ANENA, Grenoble, France, pp. 151-156.

Schweizer, J. and Föhn, P.M.B., 1995. Two expert systems to forecast the avalanche hazard for a given region. Proceedings International Snow Science Workshop, Snowbird, Utah, U.S.A., 30 October-3 November 1994: 295-309.

Schweizer, J., Camponovo, C., Fierz, C. and Föhn, P.M.B., 1995. Skier triggered slab avalanche release - some practical implications. In: F. Sivardière (Editor), Les apports de la recherche scientifique à la sécurite neige, glace et avalanche. Actes de Colloque, Chamonix, 30 mai-3 juin 1995. ANENA, Grenoble, pp. 309-315.

Schweizer, J., Föhn, P. and Plüss, C., 1992. COGENSYS Judgement Processor (Paradocs) als Hilfsmittel für die Lawinenwarnung. Internal Report, 675, Eidgenössisches Institut für Schnee- und Lawinenforschung SLF, Weissfluhjoch-Davos, Switzerland.

Schweizer, J., 1991. Dry snow slab avalanches triggered by skiers. Proceedings International Snow Science Workshop, Bigfork, Montana, U.S.A., 9-13 October 1990: 307-309.

Haeberli, W. and Schweizer, J., 1988. Rhonegletscher 1850: Eismechanische Überlegungen zu einem historischen Gletscherstand. In: D. Vischer (Editor), Schnee, Eis und Wasser alpiner Gletscher. Mitteilung, Nr. 94, Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau, Hydrologie und Glaziologie, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, pp. 59-70.

Schweizer, J., 1988. Numerische Analyse eines Hängegletschers am Liskamm (Walliser Alpen). In: D. Vischer (Editor), Schnee, Eis und Wasser alpiner Gletscher. Mitteilung Nr. 94. Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau, Hydrologie und Glaziologie, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, pp. 37

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Mitterer, C. and Schweizer, J., 2014. Nassschneelawinen. bergundsteigen - Zeitschrift für Risikomanagement im Bergsport. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein, Innsbruck, Austria, 23(1): 52-57.

Schweizer, J. and van Herwijnen, A., 2014. Les données en temps quasi-réel de l'occurence des avalanches peuvent-elles améliorer la prévision des avalanches? Neige et Avalanches, 145: 18.

Mitterer, C. and Schweizer, J., 2013. Gleitschneelawinen. bergundsteigen - Zeitschrift für Risikomanagement im Bergsport. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein, Innsbruck, Austria, 22(4): 42-49.

Schweizer, J. and Reuter, B., 2013. Schlüsselfaktor Gelände revisited. bergundsteigen - Zeitschrift für Risikomanagement im Bergsport. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein, Innsbruck, Austria, 22(4): 36-41.

Huovinen, C. and Schweizer, J., 2012. Kunst am SLF, Newsletter Naturgefahren, 1/2012. Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Birmensdorf, Switzerland, pp. 7-8.

Schweizer, J., 2012. Herausfordernde Problemstellung bei mehreren Verschütteten. Die Alpen, Zeitschrift des Schweizer Alpen-Clubs, Bern, Switzerland, 88(4): 42-43.

Schweizer, J. and Genswein, M., 2012. Mittelklasse-LVS suchen mehrere Verschüttete. bergundsteigen - Zeitschrift für Risikomanagement im Bergsport. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein, Innsbruck, Austria, 21(1): 58-61.

Schweizer, J., Genswein, M., Jarry, F. and Létang, D., 2012. Performance des DVA en situation de multi-ensevelissement. Neige et Avalanches, 139: 12-19.

Schweizer, J., Genswein, M., Jarry, F. and Létang, D., 2012. Testing tansceivers in multiple-burials scenarios. The Avalanche Review, 31(2): 10-12.

Schweizer, J., Genswein, M., Jarry, F. and Létang, D., 2012. Transceiver performance when searching for multiple burials. The Avalanche Journal, 102: 72-77.

Huovinen, C. and Schweizer, J., 2011. Beginnings of snow and avalanche research and the SLF. The Avalanche Review, 30(2), 18.

Huovinen, C. and Schweizer, J., 2011. The Swiss Story - a brief history of snow and avalanche research in Switzerland. avalanche.ca - The Journal of Canada's avalanche community, 97, 48-49.

Schweizer, J., 2011. Der Bund warnt vor Naturgefahren. Newsletter Naturgefahren, 2011(3), 1-2.

Schweizer, J., 2011. Interpretation von Schneedeckenuntersuchungen. In: P. Mair, K. Winkler and H. Riedl (Editors), Ausbildungshandbuch der Tiroler Lawinenkommissionen. Amt der Tiroler Landesregierung, Abteilung Zivil- und Katastrophenschutz, Innsbruck, Austria, pp. 174-183.

Schweizer, J. and Reuter, B., 2011. Einfluss von Erwärmung und Strahlung auf die Schneedecke. bergundsteigen - Zeitschrift für Risikomanagement im Bergsport. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein, Innsbruck, 20(4), 80-83.

Schweizer, J., 2010. Review of ISSW 2009. avalanche.ca - The Journal of Canada's avalanche community, 91: 40-41

Etter, H.J., Schweizer, J. and Stucki, T., 2009. Nicht ohne mein LVS: Lawinennotfallsysteme im Vergleich. Die Alpen, Zeitschrift des Schweizer Alpen-Clubs, Bern, Switzerland, 85(2): 24-29. (en français)

Etter, H.-J., Schweizer, J. and Stucki, T., 2009. Welche Lawinenrettungssysteme gehören zur Standardausrüstung? [published online 14 April 2009] Available from World Wide Web. Newsletter Naturgefahren, 1/2009. Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Birmensdorf, Switzerland, p. 3.

Schweizer, J., 2009. Entwicklung des Krisenmanagements in der Schweiz - Konsequenzen aus dem Gerichtsfall zum Lawinenunglück in Evolène. Wildbach- und Lawinenverbau, 73(162): 130-134.

Schweizer, J., 2009. Interpretation von Schneedeckenuntersuchungen. In: P. Mair and H. Riedl (Editors), Ausbildungshandbuch der Tiroler Lawinenkommissionen. Amt der Tiroler Landesregierung, Innsbruck, Austria, pp. 120-129.

Schweizer, J., 2009. Lawinenforschung im Himalaja, [published online 17 December 2009] Available from World Wide Web. Newsletter Naturgefahren, 3/2009. Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Birmensdorf, Switzerland, pp. 7-8.

Schweizer, J., 2009. L'ISSW 2009 en rétrospective. Neige et Avalanches - Revue de l'Association Nationale pour l'Etude de la Neige et des Avalanches (ANENA), 127: 28-29.

Schweizer, J. and Gansner, C., 2009. Schnee- und Lawinenkongress ISSW zum ersten Mal in Europa, [published online 14 December 2009] Available from World Wide Web. Newsletter Naturgefahren, 3/2009. Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Birmensdorf, Switzerland, pp. 6-8.

Schweizer, J. 2008. Lawinenprävention in der Schweiz - Entwicklungen seit dem Lawinenwinter 1999. In: G. Avella (Editor), 4° Forum Giuridico Eureopeo della Neve, Bormio, Italy, 28-30 Novembre 2008.

Schweizer, J., 2008. Profilinterpretation. In: B. Zweifel (Editor), Lawinenunfälle in den Schweizer Alpen 2005/06 - Personen und Sachschäden. Eidg. Institut für Schnee- und Lawinenforschung SLF, Davos, Switzerland, pp. 129-132.

Schweizer, J., 2008. Russisches Roulette? Bergundsteigen - Zeitschrift für Risikomanagement im Bergsport. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein, Innsbruck, Austria, 16(1): 66-69.

Schweizer, J., Seiler, J. and Stoffel, L., 2008. Die Lawine in Evolène am 21. Februar 1999: Gerichtsverfahren und Konsequenzen für Lawinendienste. In: I. Kroath (Editor), Sicherheit im Bergland. Oesterreichisches Kuratorium für Alpine Sicherheit, Innsbruck, Austria, pp. 95-122.

Schweizer, J. and van Herwijnen, A., 2008. Auslösung von Schneebrettlawinen. FAN-Agenda (FAN: Fachleute Naturgefahren Schweiz), 2/2008: 15-16.

Stoffel, L., Schweizer, J. and Möhle, S., 2008. Praxishilfe für die Arbeit im Lawinendienst, [published online 17 April 2008] Available from World Wide Web. Newsletter Naturgefahren 1/2008. Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Birmensdorf, Switzerland, pp. 1-3.

Harvey, S. and Schweizer, J., 2007. Die Schneedecke - die grosse Unbekannte. Alpin Innsbruck - Mitteilungsheft der Sektion Innsbruck des OEAV, 56(1): 10-13.

Schweizer, J., 2007. Neuer Schneedeckentest - "Nieten" in der Schneedecke suchen. Die Alpen, Zeitschrift des Schweizer Alpen-Clubs, Bern, Switzerland, 83(1): 25-28.

Schweizer, J., 2007. Manteau neigeux – A la recherche des points faibles. L’accompagnateur en montagne, No. 8 (Novembre 2007): 27-30.

Schweizer, J., 2007. Nouveau test du manteau neigeux - A la recherche des points faibles. Neige et Avalanches, 117: 7-10.

Schweizer, J., 2007. Nouveau test du manteau neigeux - A la recherche des points faibles. Les Alpes, Revue du Club Alpin Suisse, Berne, Suisse, 83(1): 25-28.

Schweizer, J., 2007. Verifikation des Lawinenbulletins. In: C. Pielmeier, M. Aebi and J. Schweizer, Schnee und Lawinen in den Schweizer Alpen. Winter 2004/2005. Wetter, Schneedecke und Lawinengefahr. Winterbericht SLF. Eidg. Institut für Schnee- und Lawinenforschung SLF, Davos, Switzerland, pp. 91-99.

Schweizer, J., 2007. Vorhersehbarkeit von Lawinen. In: G. Avella (Editor), 3° Forum Giuridico Europeo della Neve, Bormio, Italy, 23-25 November 2007.

Schweizer, J., 2007. Wie entstehen Lawinen? [published online 23 March 2007] Available from World Wide Web <http://www.weltderphysik.de/de/5279.php> Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, Bad Honnef, Germany, 1/2008.

Schweizer, J. and Seiler, J., 2007. Der Lawinenniedergang in Evolène vom 21. Februar 1999 unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Auswirkungen des Gerichtsverfahrens auf die Arbeit der Lawinendienste. Schweizerische Interessengemeinschaft Lawinenwarnsysteme (SILS), Münster; WSL, Eidg. Institut für Schnee- und Lawinenforschung SLF, Davos.

Stoffel, L. and Schweizer, J., 2007. Praxishilfe - Arbeit im Lawinendienst: Organisation, Beurteilung lokale Lawinengefährdung und Dokumentation. Schweizerische Interessengemeinschaft Lawinenwarnsysteme (SILS), Münster; WSL, Eidg. Institut für Schnee- und Lawinenforschung SLF, Davos; Bundesamt für Umwelt, BAFU, Bern, 8 pp.

Harvey, S. and Schweizer, J., 2006. Lawinenunfall = Gerichtsfall?. In: J. Schweizer (Editor), Lawinen und Recht. Proceedings Internationales Seminar Lawinen und Recht, Davos, Switzerland, 6-9 November 2005, Eidg. Institut für Schnee- und Lawinenforschung SLF, Davos: 95-98.

Schweizer, J., 2006. Einleitung. In: J. Schweizer (Editor), Lawinen und Recht. Proceedings Internationales Seminar Lawinen und Recht, Davos, Switzerland, 6-9 November 2005, Eidg. Institut für Schnee- und Lawinenforschung SLF, Davos: 5-6.

Schweizer, J., 2006. Hangneigung - Das Gelände als Schlüsselgrösse zur Verminderung des Lawinenrisikos. Bergundsteigen - Zeitschrift für Risikomanagement im Bergsport. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein, Innsbruck, Austria, 15(4): 42-45.

Schweizer, J., 2006. Lawinenbildung und Lawinengefahrenbeurteilung - Denken oder Würfeln? In: J. Schweizer (Editor), Lawinen und Recht. Proceedings Internationales Seminar Lawinen und Recht, Davos, Switzerland, 6-9 November 2005, Eidg. Institut für Schnee- und Lawinenforschung SLF, Davos: 13-18.

Schweizer, J., 2006. Lawinen in Schneesportgebiet. In: G. Avella (Editor), 2° Forum Giuridico Europeo della Neve, Bormio, Italy, 2-4 December 2005.

Schweizer, J. and Harvey, S., 2006. Lawinenunfall = Gerichtsfall? - Rechtliche Folgen von tödlichen Lawinenunfällen in der Schweiz. Bergundsteigen - Zeitschrift für Risikomanagement im Bergsport. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein, Innsbruck, Austria, 15(1): 26-33.

Harvey, S. and Schweizer, J., 2005. Die Schneedecke - die grosse Unbekannte. Die Alpen, Zeitschrift des Schweizer Alpen-Clubs, Bern, Switzerland, 81(1): 44-48.

Jamieson, J.B. and Schweizer, J., 2005. Using a checklist to assess manual snow profiles. Avalanche News, 72: 57-61.

Schweizer, J., 2005. Attention avalanches! ESI News, Syndicat international des moniteurs de ski, 21: 13.

Schweizer, J., 2005. Lawinenbildung - Was passiert wirklich? [published online 24 March 2005] Available from World Wide Web Newsletter Naturgefahren 1/2005. Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Birmensdorf, Switzerland, pp. 1-3.

Schweizer, J., 2005. Lawinenunfall: Befundaufnahme im Hinblick auf ein rechtliches Verfahren. In: G. Avella (Editor), 1° Forum Giuridico Europeo della Neve, Bormio, Italy, 2-4 December 2005.

Schweizer, J., 2005. Nouvelles recherches de l'ENA sur l'avalanche. Berg&Ski, offizielles Fachorgan des Schweizer Bergführerverbandes, des Verbandes Bergsportschulen Schweiz und der Vereinigung der Rettungschefs und Patrouilleure der Schweiz, 14(1): 10-11.

Schweizer, J., Rhyner, J., Ammann, W. and Bergamin, P., 2005. Naturgefahren - Risiko für Gemeindebehörden. Schweizer Gemeinde, 42(7-8): 24-26.

Schweizer, J., 2004. Untersuchungen zu Schneedecke und Lawinengefahr. Berg&Ski, offizielles Fachorgan des Schweizer Bergführerverbandes, des Verbandes Bergsportschulen Schweiz und der Vereinigung der Rettungschefs und Patrouilleure der Schweiz, 13(4): 12-13.

Schweizer, J., 2004. Skier-triggered avalanches: observations and concepts. Proceedings Snoskred og friluftsliv, Stryn, Norway, 24-27 October 2002: 52-55.

Schweizer, J. and Harvey, S., 2004. Das unbekannte Wesen - oder: ohne Schneedecke keine Lawinen ... Bergundsteigen - Zeitschrift für Risikomanagement im Bergsport. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein, Innsbruck, Austria, 13(4): 20-25.

Schweizer, J., 2003. Achtung Lawinen! - Neuausgabe des Merkblatts. Die Alpen, Zeitschrift des Schweizer Alpen-Clubs, Bern, Switzerland, 79(12): 44.

Schweizer, J., 2003. Der Stellenwert des Lawinenlageberichtes im Sachverständigengutachten. In: I. Kroath (Editor), Sicherheit im Bergland - Jahrbuch 2003. Österreichisches Kuratorium für Alpine Sicherheit, Innsbruck, Austria, pp. 170-182.

Schweizer, J., 2003. Rutschblock 73 - Verifikation der Lawinengefahr. Bergundsteigen - Zeitschrift für Risikomanagement im Bergsport. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein, Innsbruck, 12(4): 56-59.

Schweizer, J., 2003. Schnee, die weisse Pracht. In: P. Donatsch and D. Coulin (Editors), Die schönsten Skitouren der Schweizer Alpen West. AT Verlag, Baden, Switzerland, pp. 9-13.

Schweizer, J., 2003. Schneedeckenvariabilität. Die Alpen, Zeitschrift des Schweizer Alpen-Clubs, Bern, Switzerland, 79(3): 40-43.

Coléou, C. and Schweizer, J., 2002. Les tests de stabilité. Neige et Avalanches, 99: 8-16.

Schweizer, J, 2002. Lawinen-Notfallausrüstung. Sicherheitssymposium, Niederländischer Alpenverein (NKBV), Zoetermeer, Den Haag, Netherlands, 1 June 2002.

Schweizer, J. 2002. Le test du bloc glissant „Rutschblock“. Neige et Avalanches. Association Nationale pour l’étude de la neige et des avalanches (ANENA), 99: 14-15.

Schweizer, J. 2002. Rutschblock: utilisation pour la prévision du risqué d’avalanche en Suisse. Neige et Avalanches. Association Nationale pour l’étude de la neige et des avalanches (ANENA), 99: 18-19.

Schweizer, J. 2002. Zufall und Muster – Die Variabilität der Schneedecke in neuem Licht. Berg&Steigen - Zeitschrift für Risikomanagement im Bergsport. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein, Innsbruck, 11(4): 53-56.

Schweizer, J., 2002. Die "typische" Skifahrerlawine. Ski - Das Schweizer Magazin für Schneesport, 33(4): 20-23.

Schweizer, J., 2002. Lawinen-Rasterfahndung - Suchstreifenbreite der neuen LVS. Berg&Steigen - Zeitschrift für Risikomanagement im Bergsport. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein, Innsbruck, 11(1): 50-52.

Schweizer, J., 2002. Schnee, die weisse Pracht. In: P. Donatsch (Editor), Die schönsten Skitouren der Schweizer Alpen Ost. AT Verlag, Aarau, Switzerland, pp. 9-13.

Schweizer, J., 2002. Suchstreifenbreite der neuen LVS. Die Alpen, Zeitschrift des Schweizer Alpen-Clubs, Bern, Switzerland, 78(1): 46-49.

Schweizer, J. and Wiesinger, T., 2002. L'interpretazione del profilo stratigrafico. Neve e Valanghe, AINEVA, 47: 28-35.

Schweizer, J., Wassermann, E. and Wicky, E., 2001. Die neuen LVS im Test. Berg&Steigen - Zeitschrift für Risikomanagement im Bergsport. Österreichischer Alpenverein, Innsbruck, 10(1): 26-27.

Schweizer, J., Wassermann, E. and Wicky, E., 2001. Die neuen LVS im Test. Die Alpen, Zeitschrift des Schweizer Alpen-Clubs, Bern, Switzerland, 77(4): 16-17.

Schweizer, J., 2000. Des Schnees Gespür für Schi und Board - Wie lösen Schifahrer und Snowboarder Schneebretter aus? Berg&Steigen - Zeitschrift für Risikomanagement im Bergsport. Österreichischer Alpenverein, 9(4): 31-35.

Schweizer, J., 2000. Die typische "Schifahrerlawine" - Untersuchung zu den Charakteristiken von Schifahrerlawinen. Berg&Steigen - Zeitschrift für Risikomanagement im Bergsport. Österreichischer Alpenverein, 9(1): 30-35.

Schweizer, J., 2000. The European Avalanche Beacon Test "LVS-98". American Alpine News, 9(228): 28-32.

Schweizer, J., 2000. Was ist eine Skifahrerlawine? Die Alpen, Zeitschrift des Schweizer Alpen-Clubs, Bern, Switzerland, 76(1): 14-19.

Schweizer, J., 1999. Die neue LVS-Gerätegeneration im Vergleich. Die Alpen, Zeitschrift des Schweizer Alpen-Clubs, Bern, Switzerland, Vol. 75, No. 1 (January 1999), 14-18.

Schweizer, J., 1998. Achtung - Lawinen! Die Alpen, Zeitschrift des Schweizer Alpen-Clubs. Bern, Switzerland, Vol. 74, No. 12, 20-21.

Schweizer, J., 1998. Déclenchement d'avalanche de plaque par les skieurs. Neige et Avalanches, 82: 2-7.

Schweizer, J., 1998. Schneebrettauslösung durch Skifahrer. Die Alpen, Zeitschrift des Schweizer Alpen-Clubs, Bern, Switzerland, 74(1): 11-17.

Schweizer, J., 1996. Bildung und Eigenschaften der Schneedecke mit einem Seitenblick auf die Lawinenbildung. Die Alpen, Zeitschrift des Schweizer Alpen-Clubs, Bern, Switzerland, 72(1): 12-18.

Schweizer, J., 1996. Bildung und Umwandlung der Schneedecke. Davoser Lawinenforum, 10.-15. Januar 1994. Eidgenössisches Institut für Schnee- und Lawinenforschung, Davos, Switzerland, Schnee- und Lawinenforum Nr. 1: 9-14.

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