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Avalanche Paths Ecological Service Functions.docx

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Department
Geology
Course
GEOL 2207
Professor
B.Ward
Semester
Summer

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Avalanche Paths Ecological Service Functions  Avalanche paths dominated by shrubs and alders  New growth attracts bears  Disturbance concentrated and intermittent  Contrast: Landslides, logging o Creates a good eco-zone Avalanche Control and Safety – Geographic Regions In Canadian Cordiara Avalanche Control and Safety  Location planning and zoning  Structures in start zones, track and run out zones  Control using explosive & forecasting Considerations for Infrastructure  Estimating risk by determining avalanche frequency o 300 years recurre
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