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  Oral Programme - NH7.01 Snow cover, snow avalanche formation and dynamics, risk assessment

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Convener: Naaim, M.
Co-Convener: Naaim-Bouvet, F., Schweizer, J., McClung, D.

Tuesday, 17 April 2007

Lecture Room: Lecture Room 16 (L)

Chairperson: SCHWEIZER, J.

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8:30 - 8:45
EGU2007-A-03123;  NH7.01-1TU1O-001
McClung, D
Fracture properties of faceted snow

8:45 - 9:00
EGU2007-A-11520;  NH7.01-1TU1O-002
Heierli, J.; Zaiser, M.
A unified model of failure initiation for whumpfs and slab avalanches

9:00 - 9:15
EGU2007-A-10287;  NH7.01-1TU1O-003
Zwart, C.; Fierz, C.; Lehning, M.; van de Wal, R.S.W
Significance of new snow properties for snow-cover development

9:15 - 9:30
EGU2007-A-07074;  NH7.01-1TU1O-004
Prokop, A.
The application of terrestrial laser scanning for snow depth observation

9:30 - 9:45
EGU2007-A-00101;  NH7.01-1TU1O-005
Delparte, D; Jamieson, B; Waters, N
Statistical runout modeling of snow avalanches utilizing Geographic Information Systems in Rogers Pass, Canada

9:45 - 10:00
EGU2007-A-07209;  NH7.01-1TU1O-006
McElwaine, J.; Turnbull, B.
Experiments on the Non-Boussinesq Flow of Self-Igniting Suspension Currents on a Steep Open Slope


Chairperson: NAAIM, M.

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10:30 - 10:45
EGU2007-A-04920;  NH7.01-1TU2O-001
Pudasaini, S. P.; Hutter, K.
When an avalanche hits the wall: experiments and analysis

10:45 - 11:00
EGU2007-A-00017;  NH7.01-1TU2O-002
Baroudi, D.; Berthet-Rambaud, P.; Thibert, E.; Limam, A.
Upon the characterization of avalanche loading on impacted structures: a new approach based on inverse analysis

11:00 - 11:15
EGU2007-A-04165;  NH7.01-1TU2O-003
Eckert, N.; Faug, T.; Parent, E.; Naaim, M.
Optimal design of a small dam for mitigation against dense snow avalanches: classical and Bayesian computations

11:15 - 11:30
EGU2007-A-02341;  NH7.01-1TU2O-004
Margreth, S; Romang, H
Swiss practice in adapting of hazard zones in the influence of avalanche protection measures

11:30 - 11:45
EGU2007-A-09277;  NH7.01-1TU2O-005
Bertrand, D.; Naaim, M.
Mechanical vulnerability assessment of civil structures to snow avalanches

11:45 - 12:00
EGU2007-A-02294;  NH7.01-1TU2O-006
Rheinberger, C.; Bründl, M.
Obstacles and pitfalls in quantifying avalanche risks to roads


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