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Swiss Snow and Avalanche Information
Entry ID: SLF_Snow_AvalancheInformation

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Abstract: Resources used to produce Avalanche Bulletins

The SLF Avalanche Warning Service uses a variety of resources to compose the Avalanche Bulletins:

* About 180 observers with an array of measurement programmes (measuring, observing, evaluating) who report between 6.00 and 8.00 am each morning, sometimes also at midday
* About 100 automated measurement stations (intercantonal measurement and ... View entire text

Purpose: Avalanche Bulletins are addressed to all those who are exposed to possible avalanche danger in the mountains in winter, whether engaging in professional or recreational activity. This includes members of the following groups:

* Avalanche warning services and avalanche committees of district authorities, civil engineering offices and mountain railway and cableway operators
* Police and ... View entire text
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Service Citation
Originators: WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF
Title: Swiss Snow and Avalanche Information
Provider: WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF
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Service Provider
CH/SLF > WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF
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Service Provider Personnel
Phone: +41 81 417 01 11
Fax: +41 81 417 01 10
Email: lwp at
Contact Address:
WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF
Fl??elastr. 11
City: Davos Dorf
Postal Code: CH-7260
Country: Switzerland
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2011-01-21
SERF Last Revision Date: 2011-01-21
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