Item: Forest Industry Snow Avalanche Hazards in Southeastern B.C.
Title: Forest Industry Snow Avalanche Hazards in Southeastern B.C.
Proceedings: Proceedings of the 1998 International Snow Science Workshop, Sunriver, Oregon
- Lawrence S. Redfern
Abstract: Snow avalanche hazards are an issue for the forest industry in southeastern British Columbia; this issue may be of increasing importance in the future as harvesting is located increasingly in potential avalanche terrain. There are no specific requirements to consider avalanche issues in British Columbia's new Forest Practices Code but a number of recent initiatives by both government and industry are aimed at addressing the concerns. The voluntary approach to managing snow avalanche hazards taken by one forest company is discussed.
Language of Article: English
Keywords: avalanche terrain, avalanche hazard, forest
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