Experience exchange in avalanche operations for roads

 ( Avalanche control on Senja/Norway, using DaisyBell (Kaperskarstunnelen on FV7862) )

The workshop is to extract as much information as possible from colleges around the world.

8.30-11.30 Presenting organization and operations

Short presentation of its organization and avalanche operations with respect to roads. The presentation should be around 15 min, and the presenter chooses self what subject/challenges is worth sharing and is wanting feedback on. The points below is just a suggestion what the presentation might cover:

  • Key challenges
  • Short avalanche statistics
  • Organization background/setup, who is responsible for what?
  • Avalanche forecast
  • Short term mitigation? preventive road closures, avalanche control etc.
  • Plans for improving the situation?

Short discussion and questions after each presentation.

11.30 – 12.15 Lunch: Baguette, snacks and soft drinks.

12.30 – 15.00 Groupwork: Division into groups where each participant in the group are from different organizations.

  • Each group member interviews the other group members to extract information and comparison of how avalanche operations is conducted. The presentations before lunch are the baseline for the interview/discussion. Similarities and differences is noted for the later presentation. 
  • Presentation groupwork. Each group presents both the organizations similarities, and their differences. 
  • Wrap up. Have we learned something? Possible to implement in our own organization?


Saturday 28 September 2024

08:30 – 15:00

Building: UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Medical Health Faculty Building 1 (google maps)

Room: Auditorium 9 (MHU7.125) (mazemap)