871328 Snow and avalanches

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


Physics of snow

Previous knowledge expected

A basic knowledge of physics, mathematics, meteorology and geosciences is expected.
Skiing or snowboarding skills are required.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

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