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Avalanche Weather Forecasting

The course begins with basic information about avalanches, highlighting weather's role in their development. The rest of the course teaches weather forecasters how to make an avalanche weather forecast.

Module 1 Introduction
Unit 1 1. Glory Bowl Avalanche Incident
Unit 2 2. Avalanche Impacts
Unit 3 3. Avalanche Weather Forecasts
Unit 4 4. About the Module  - Preview
Module 2 Basic Avalanche Information
Unit 1 5. Basic Avalanche Info - Introduction
Unit 2 6. Avalanche Climate
Unit 3 7. Types of Avalanches
Unit 4 8. Avalanche Paths
Unit 5 9. Avalanche Terrain
Unit 6 10. Avalanche Triggers
Unit 7 11. Avalanche Sizes
Unit 8 12. Avalanche Development
Unit 9 13. Sliding Surfaces
Unit 10 14. Stable vs. Unstable Snowpack
Unit 11 15. Snow Bonding
Module 3 Avalanche Weather Forecast Process
Unit 1 16. The Forecast Process
Unit 2 17. Forecasting Guide and Data Form
Unit 3 18. Pre-forecast: Overview
Unit 4 19. Avalanche Climate
Unit 5 20. Avalanche Terrain
Unit 6 21. Weather History
Unit 7 22. Recent Avalanches
Unit 8 23. Current Weather: Overview
Unit 9 24. Precipitation: Background
Unit 10 25. Precipitation: Operational
Unit 11 26 Wind: Background
Unit 12 27. Wind: Operational
Unit 13 28. Temperature: Background
Unit 14 29. Temperature: Operational
Unit 15 30. Cloud Cover & Solar Radiation: Background
Unit 16 31. Cloud Cover & Solar Radiation: Operational
Unit 17 32. Future Weather: Overview
Unit 18 33. Precipitation
Unit 19 34. Wind
Unit 20 35. Temperature
Unit 21 36. Cloud Cover & Solar Radiation
Unit 22 37. Making the Avalanche Weather Forecast
Module 4 Forecast Exercises
Unit 1 38. Forecast Exercises: Introduction
Unit 2 39. Case 1 - South Central Alaska: Overview
Unit 3 40. Case 1 - South Central Alaska: Questions
Unit 4 41. Case 1 - South Central Alaska: Synopsis
Unit 5 42. Case 2 - Rocky Mountains: Overview
Unit 6 43. Case 2 - Rocky Mountain: Questions
Unit 7 44. Case 2 - Rocky Mountains: Synopsis
Unit 8 45. Case 3 - Western Montana: Overview
Unit 9 46. Case 3 - Western Montana: Questions
Unit 10 47. Case 3 - Western Montana: Synopsis
Module 5 Summary, Final Exam and Resources
Unit 1 48. Summary
Unit 2 49. Resources
Unit 3 50. Final Exam

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