Item: The canadian avalanche centre - a five year retrospective
Title: The canadian avalanche centre - a five year retrospective
Proceedings: Proceedings of the 1996 International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, Canada
Authors: Alan Dennis and Torsten Geldsetzer, Canadian Avalanche Centre, PO Box 2759, Revelstoke, B.C. VOE 280 250-837-2435
Abstract: The evolution and activities of the Canadian Avalanche Centre (CAC) are examined. The CAC is directed by the Canadian Avalanche Association. Three of its main facets are: the Training Schools; an Information Exchange; and the Public Safety Services. Keeping pace with technology, rapidly growing user groups, and fluctuations in funding sources, have been the primary forces influencing changes at the CAC. As well, several additional projects have been administered by the CAC are identified.
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Keywords: avalanche, national centre, canada, information, training
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