871004 Snow and avalanches - field methods

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Reiweger, Ingrid
Offered in
Wintersemester 2021/22
Languages of instruction


Theoretical knowledge about field measurements in snow covered, alpine terrain
Basic data analysis with Python, interpretation of field data
Theoretical knowledge about avalanche rescue

Previous knowledge expected

Previous experience with snow and avalanches expected
It is recommended to take this course after the course 871328 Snow and Avalanches

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Profound theoretical knowledge on how to perform field measurements in snow covered, alpine terrain
Basics skills in data acquisition, data analysis, and data interpretation
Basic skills in Python
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.