Snow Avalanches

Part of the Environmental Science book series (ESE)

Abstract

Snow avalanches represent a threat to societies in many countries of the world. In America, Asia, Australia, and Europe, several mountainous countries are affected by this type of natural hazard. People, housing areas, communication lines, ski areas, animals, and woodland are subjected to the threat of snow avalanches.

Keywords

Depression Europe Turbidity Tria Mountain Side 

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