WILD 5460 - Avalanche and Snow Dynamics, Spring 2007

This course covers the basic factors that lead to avalanche formation. There are also units on decision making in avalanche terrain, companion rescue, and organized rescue.

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Mike Jenkins, Ph.D.

Wildland Resources
Utah State University

Course Structure: 4 hour class-once weekly

Image courtesy of Peter Dutton

This course covers the basic factors that lead to avalanche formation. There are also units on decision making in avalanche terrain, companion rescue, and organized rescue.

Citation: Jenkins, M., admin. (2007, January 09). Avalanche and Snow Dynamics. Retrieved January 07, 2011, from Free Online Course Materials — USU OpenCourseWare Web site: http://ocw.usu.edu/Forest__Range__and_Wildlife_Sciences/avalanche-and-snow-dynamics.html.
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