We are excited to attend the this year’s International Snow Science Workshop in Innsbruck, Austria, fromĀ  October 7-12, 2018, and proud to share the results of our research with the international community of avalanche practitioners, researchers and stakeholders.

Our contributions

Exploring regional snowpack patterns with gridded models

Conference Paper - ISSWHazard AssessmentTo be presented
Simon Horton, Stanislaw Nowak and Pascal Haegeli
Proceedings of the 2018 International Snow Science Workshop in Innsbruck, Austria
Publication year: 2018

Patterns in the exposure of ski guides to avalanche terrain

Conference Paper - ISSWTerrain ManagementTo be presented
Eirik Sharp, Pascal Haegeli and Mike Welch
Proceedings of the 2018 International Snow Science Workshop in Innsbruck, Austria
Publication year: 2018

Do avalanche airbags lead to riskier choices in the backcountry?

Conference Paper - ISSWTo be presentedVulnerability & Rescue
Pascal Haegeli, Reto Rupf and Barbara Karlen
Proceedings of the 2018 International Snow Science Workshop in Innsbruck, Austria
Publication year: 2018

Effects of large-scale atmosphere-ocean oscillations on the nature of avalanche hazard in Western Canada

Conference Paper - ISSWHazard AssessmentTo be presented
Bret Shandro and Pascal Haegeli
Proceedings of the 2018 International Snow Science Workshop in Innsbruck, Austria
Publication year: 2018

What type of ski runs are acceptable for skiing under different avalanche hazard conditions? Extracting knowledge from heli-ski guides

Conference Paper - ISSWTerrain ManagementTo be presented
Reto Sterchi and Pascal Haegeli
Proceedings of the 2018 International Snow Science Workshop in Innsbruck, Austria
Publication year: 2018

A new, guide focused approach for characterizing skiing terrain to facilitate risk management decisions and research

Conference Paper - ISSWTerrain ManagementTo be presented
Brendan F. Wakefield, Pascal Haegeli, Reto Sterchi, Roger Atkins and Clair Israelson
Proceedings of the 2018 International Snow Science Workshop in Innsbruck, Austria
Publication year: 2018

Risk of death and major injury from natural hazards in mechanized backcountry skiing in Canada

Accidents & RiskConference Paper - ISSWTo be presented
Matthias Walcher, Pascal Haegeli, Sven Fuchs
Proceedings of the 2018 International Snow Science Workshop in Innsbruck, Austria
Publication year: 2018