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Title: Avalanches
Authors: Mellor, Malcolm.
Keywords: Avalanche
Snow avalanches
Ice avalanches
Avalanche defenses
Issue Date: May-1968
Publisher: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: CRREL monograph ; 3 sect. A3d.
Description: CRREL Monograph
Abstract: This monograph contains a comprehensive review of the formation and occurrence of avalanches together with a technical treatment of the principles and practice of avalanche defense. Major sections deal with avalanche hazard, snowfall and snow cover, avalanche terrain, avalanche classification, stress and deformation in snow slopes, engineering mechanics, avalanche dynamics, avalanche defenses, design of supporting structures and galleries, avalanche triggering and slope stabilization, probability forecasting, warning and rescue, and ice avalanches. A glossary of avalanche terminology in English, German and French is given in an appendix. NOTE: This is a part of the "Cold Regions Science and Engineering" series of monographs published by CRREL
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