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Dr. Alec van Herwijnen

 

Function

teamleader

  

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

Site

Davos Da B 1 12

 

Academic Education

  • Master in experimental physics, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands
  • Master in meteorology and physical oceanography, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands
  • PhD in avalanche mechanics, University of Calgary, Canada
  • Postdoc at the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research, Davos, Switzerland
  • Postdoc at Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, USA

 

Research interests

  • Fracture mechanics in snow
  • Avalanche formation and forecasting
  • Remote avalanche detection
  • Snow slope stability evaluation
  • Snow cover spatial variability
  • Snow digging
 

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