Alternate Methods of Avalanche Control - Interim Report

A collection of reports resulting from the first year's study Alternate Methods of Avalanche Control. The reports are entitled:

  1. Air Bag System by E. R. LaChapelle and P. L. Taylor.
  2. Gas Exploder System by E. R. LaChapelle, and P. L. Taylor.
  3. Snow Behavior Behind a Continuous Avalanche Defense Structure by J. A. Langdon.
  4. Interface Modification Field Tests by E. R. LaChapelle.
  5. Mechanical Resonance of Snow by J. B. Johnson and R. J. Evans.
  6. The 1974-75 Winter by M. B. Moore.


Publication Date: 
Friday, July 4, 1975
Publication Number: 
WA-RD 019.1
Last modified: 
10/25/2018 - 16:27
C.B. Brown, R.J. Evans, J.B. Johnson, E.R. LaChapelle, J.A. Langdon, M.B. Moore, P.L Taylor.
University of Washington. Geophysics Program; University of Washington. Dept. of Civil Engineering.
Number of Pages: 
Avalanches, Climate, Control, Explosives, Roadside hazards, Snow, Snow and ice control, Weather, Winter maintenance.