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Technical yet accessible, The Avalanche Handbook, 3rd Edition, covers the formation, character, effects, and control of avalanches; rescue techniques; and research on understanding and surviving avalanches.
Illustrated with nearly 200 updated illustrations, photos and examples, the revised edition offers exhaustive information on contributing weather and climate factors, snowpack analysis, the newest transceiver search techniques, and preventative and protective measures, including avalanche zoning and control.
|Author of book||
David McClung and Peter Schaere
10 December 2006
185mm x 230m m
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Peter Schaerer Short Biography: With more than 40 years experience studying avalanches