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Mountain snow cover and avalanchesPICO Session
Convener: Alec van Herwijnen 
Co-Conveners: Jürg Schweizer , Florence Naaim-Bouvet , Emma Surinach , Mohamed NAAIM , Alexander Prokop , Thierry Faug 
Session details
 / Tue, 29 Apr, 08:30–12:00  / PICO Spot 1
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Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014
PICO Spot 1
Chairperson: Ingrid Reiweger
08:30–08:32 PICO1.1
AIr Pressure Data from Vallee de la Sionne
Jim McElwaine and Betty Sovilla
08:32–08:34 PICO1.2
Signal processing and statistical descriptive reanalysis of steady state chute-flow experiments
hoan truong, nicolas eckert, chris keylock, mohamed naaim, and hervé bellot
08:34–08:36 PICO1.3
Flow of a non-Newtonian fluid as a model of snow avalanches (withdrawn)
Julia Zayko and Margarita Eglit
08:36–08:38 PICO1.4
Influence of bed surface changes on snow avalanche simulation
Jan-Thomas Fischer and Dieter Issler
08:38–08:40 PICO1.5
Modelling the influence of snow temperature in avalanche flows (withdrawn)
Cesar Vera and Perry Bartelt
08:40–08:42 PICO1.6
The effect of vegetation cover on the formation of glide-snow avalanches
Thomas Feistl, Peter Bebi, and Perry Bartelt
08:42–08:44 PICO1.7
Evaluation of FlowCaptTM acoustic sensors for snowdrift measurements
Alexandre TROUVILLIEZ, Florence NAAIM-BOUVET, Hervé BELLOT, Christophe GENTHON, and Hubert GALLEE
08:44–08:46 PICO1.8
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Availability of sensor data from the Weissfluhjoch research field of the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research, SLF
Nicholas Dawes, Prisco Frei, Dominic Keller, Marc Ruesch, and Charles Fierz
08:46–08:48 PICO1.9
Study of seismic signals generated by explosions triggering avalanches.
Emma Surinach, Cristina Pérez-Guillén, Mar Tapia, Martin Hiller, and François Dufour
08:48–08:50 PICO1.10
Remote detection of artificially triggered avalanches below a fixed avalanche control installation
Alec van Herwijnen, Stephan Simioni, and Juerg Schweizer
08:50–08:52 PICO1.11
Characterization of sastrugi fields with TLS (Terrestrial Laser Scan) and simple digital photos
Hervé BELLOT, Florence NAAIM-BOUVET, Yoichi ITO, Michael DESCHATRES, and Charles AMORY
08:52–08:54 PICO1.12
Why are hard snow slabs more prone to wide-scale crack propagation?
Johan Gaume, Jürg Schweizer, Alec van Herwijnen, and Guillaume Chambon
Coffee Break
Chairperson: Thomas Feistl
10:30–10:32 PICO1.1
Infrasound array observations of snow avalanches: support to controlled activity and implications to risk assessment
Emanuele Marchetti, Maurizio Ripepe, and Giacomo Ulivieri
10:32–10:34 PICO1.2
Robust snow avalanche detection using machine learning on infrasonic array data
Thomas Thüring, Marcel Schoch, Alec van Herwijnen, and Jürg Schweizer
10:34–10:36 PICO1.3
Measuring acoustic emissions in an avalanche slope
Ingrid Reiweger and Jürg Schweizer
10:36–10:38 PICO1.4
Critical length derived from weak layer shear strength spatial variability
Johan Gaume, Jürg Schweizer, Alec van Herwijnen, Benjamin Reuter, and Guillaume Chambon
10:38–10:40 PICO1.5
Avalanche weak layer shear fracture parameters from the cohesive crack model
David McClung
10:40–10:42 PICO1.6
Measuring snow properties relevant to slab avalanche release
Benjamin Reuter, Martin Proksch, Henning Löwe, Alec van Herwijnen, and Jürg Schweizer
10:42–10:44 PICO1.7
Quantitative stratigraphy of snow resolved by high-resolution penetrometry
Martin Proksch, Benjamin Reuter, Martin Schneebeli, and Henning Löwe
10:44–10:46 PICO1.8
Microstructure and micromechanical elastic properties of weak layers
Berna Köchle, Margret Matzl, Martin Proksch, and Martin Schneebeli
10:46–10:48 PICO1.9
Simulation of snow stratigraphy using full-waveform inversion applied to data from an upward-looking radar system
Lino Schmid, Hansruedi Maurer, Jürg Schweizer, Achim Heilig, Christoph Mitterer, Robert Okorn, and Olaf Eisen
10:48–10:50 PICO1.10
A new approach to assess the skier additional stress within a multi-layered snowpack
Fabiano Monti, Johan Gaume, Alec van Herwijnen, and Jürg Schweizer
10:50–10:52 PICO1.11
Fresh snow density on the Italian Alps
Mauro Valt, Igor Chiambretti, and Paola Dellavedova
10:52–10:54 PICO1.12
Release of Wet Snow Avalanches: A Grain-scale Approach
Yixiang Gan, Thierry Faug, and Itai Einav