Item: Practical experience with aerial detonation of explosives for avalanche control1
Title: Practical experience with aerial detonation of explosives for avalanche control1
Proceedings: 1984 International Snow Science Workshop, Aspen, Colorado, USA
Authors: Joel Juergens
Abstract: Studies indicate that aerial detonation of explosives for avalanche work may be-more effective than hand thrown explosives that detonate on or in the snowpack. Our preliminary field work and observations tend to support the theory. Aerial delivery systems may have a place in North America's avalanche control programs.
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Keywords: avalanche, aerial detonation, hand thrown explosive
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