871328 Snow and avalanches


Type
Lecture and field trip
Semester hours
3
Lecturer (assistant)
Fischer, Jan-Thomas , Reiweger, Ingrid , Wagner, Philipp , Hinterstoisser, Barbara , Hesselbach, Christoph
Organisation
Offered in
Wintersemester 2021/22
Languages of instruction
Englisch

Content

-Physics of Snow
-Avalanche formation
-Avalanche dynamics
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Previous knowledge expected

Only master students are allowed to participate in this course. In case of too many registrations we additionally restrict to master programs close to the subject area.
A basic knowledge of physics, mathematics, meteorology and geosciences is expected.
Skiing or snowboarding skills are required.
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Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The students have a profound knowledge of snow physics, avalanche formation and avalanche dynamics. They are fit to carry out guided research projects in the field of snow and avalanches.
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You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.