Pre Recorded Presentation Outline

Wednesday, October 14th: Avalanche Release and Mapping
Avalanche Release: 1A - 1E
Dynafit Tech Talk
Avalanche Mapping and Modeling: 2A - 2D

Thursday, October 15th: Forecasting
Avalanche Forecasting and Snowpack Interpretation: 3A - 3D
Pomoca Tech Talk
Weather, Avalanches, and Avalanche Cycles: 4A - 4D

Friday, October 16th: Avalanche Education / Risk Communication/ Decision Making / Accident Analysis
Risk Communication/Decision Making: 5A - 5C
American Avalanche Association Updates
Avalanche Accidents:6A - 6D

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Oct 14 Live Session: Avalanche Release and Mapping

Oct 14 Live Discussion Recording

Avalanche Release: 1A - 1E

1A Measuring Slope-scale Crack Propagation Speeds in Weak Snowpack Layers - Bastian Berfeld

1B  Hunting Whumpfs - Alec van Herwijnen

1C Changes in Propagation Saw Test critical cut lengths in the hours and minutes following loading – Karl Birkeland, Bastian Bergfeld, and Alec van Herwijnen

1D Using Avalanche Videos to Track Slope Scale Slab Deformation During Avalanche Release - Ron Simenhois

1E Recent Progress in Snow and Avalanche Modeling - Johan Gaume

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Tech Talk 1 by Dynafit

Ross Herr from Dynafit reviews proper binding care procedure

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Avalanche Mapping: 2A - 2D

2A Automatic, High-resolution Mapping and Classification of Avalanche Terrain Regarding Potential Release, Triggering and Run-out Zones - Stephan Harvey

2B Update to the Avalanche Terrain Exposure Scale - Grant Statham

2C Telling the Story of a Deep Slab Avalanche Based on Weekly High-resolution Snow Accumulation Measurements from a Drone -Zach Miller

2D Avalanche Information from Space - Regula Frauenfelder

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Oct 15 Live Session: Forecasting

Oct 15 Live Discussion Recording

Avalanche Forecasting and Snowpack Interpretation: 3A - 3D 

3A Snow Modeling 101 and Applications for Practitioners - Simon Horton

3B Operationalizing LiDAR for Avalanche Forecasting: Snow Depth Mapping and Beyond - Kevin Hammonds

3C Comparing Extended Column Test Results to Signs of Instability in Surrounding Slopes: Exploring a Large International Dataset - Ivan Moner, Karl Birkeland, Frank Techel

3D Are Stability Tests Useful? A Study on How Often Professionals Change Slope Stability Ratings After Doing Stability Tests - Alex Marienthal

Tech Talk 2 by Pomoca

Ross Herr with Pomoca discusses how to keep skins in top shape.

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Weather, Avalanches, and Avalanche Cycles: 4A - 4D 

4A Using Weather Thresholds for Avalanche Forecasting - Rebecca Hodgetts

4B Inland Penetration of Atmospheric Rivers - Jonathan Rutz

4C Little Cottonwood Canyon Feb 7, 2020 Avalanche Cycle - Laurie Delaney

4D High Avalanche Danger Meets a Major Earthquake: Shake it ‘til you Break It - Ben VandenBos

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Fri Oct 16 Live Session: Avalanche Education / Risk Communication/ Decision Making / Accident Analysis

Oct 16 Live Discussion Recording

Risk Communication/Decision Making: 5A - 5C 

5A Extreme Weather Risk Communication, Perceptions, and Responses - Julie Demuth

5B Learning About the Readers of Our Backcountry Avalanche Forecasts - Pascal Haegeli

5C Identifying Hazards and Consequences to Assess and Reduce Risk in Backcountry Avalanche Terrain - Ben Reuter

Avalanche Accidents: 6A - 6D 

6A Outbreak of Avalanche Accidents in the San Juan Mountains in March - Ann Mellick

6B Why Did I do That? My Experience with 30 Years of Avalanche Accidents and Near Misses in California and Beyond - Ken Bokelund

6C Eleven Experience Snowcat Operation – The Evolution of Risk Management, Learning From Near Misses and Accidents - Billy Rankin

6D Learning from Incidents: Lessons Learned from Aviation - Robert J. de Boer  - Coming Soon