Methods of Avalanche Control on Washington Mountain Highways, Third Annual Report

A collection of reports on several different aspects of avalanche formation. The reports are entitled:

  1. Some Considerations for Avalanche Defense Design for the Washington Cascades.
  2. Incorporation of Glide and Creep Measurements into Snow Slab Mechanics.
  3. Avalanches and Synoptic Weather Situations in the Cascades during the Winters of 1971-72 and 1972-73.
  4. Indication of Snow Avalanche Periodicity Through Interpretation of Vegetation Patterns in the North Cascades, Washington.
  5. A Visit to the Swiss Federal Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research.
  6. Decision Methods.
Publication Date: 
Thursday, November 1, 1973
Publication Number: 
WA-RD 008.4
Last modified: 
10/12/2016 - 15:40
Authors: 
C. B. Brown, R. J. Evans, T. Fox, D. M. McClung, E. R. LaChapelle, L. Smith.
Originator: 
University of Washington. Geophysics Program; University of Washington. Dept. of Civil Engineering.
Number of Pages: 
197
Subject: 
Avalanches, Control, Creep, Creep properties, Decision making, Deformation, Forecasting, Mountain roads, Mountains, Passes (Mountains), Prevention, Reconnaissance, Snow and ice control, Snow mechanics, Studies, Temperature, Weather conditions, Winter.