The Avalanche Handbook

The Avalanche Handbook

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Baker & Taylor
Discusses the effects of avalanches and includes chapters on weather patterns, snow characteristics, types and properties of avalanches, safety and rescue, and protection

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New edition under new (Canadian) editorship since the US has phased out research on the phenomenon. A more international flavor is apparent here and major enlargement of such subjects as snow metamorphism, its shear strength, release mechanisms, motion, effects, prediction. The definitive English-language work. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Seattle, Washington : The Mountaineers, 2000
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780898863642
Characteristics: 271 p. : Includes index ; cm


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