Avalanche Multimedia Resources

Avalanche Multimedia Resources

Welcome to the avalanche-related multimedia resource library where you will find links to books, articles, videos and audio clips to supplement the Master of Disaster learning resources. Click here to go back to the multimedia resource library main page.

ARTICLES AND BOOKS
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Avalanches

Michael Woods (Author, Disasters Up Close Series) Huge sheets of snow and ice can race down a mountain at 50 miles (81 kilometers) per hour or faster. Avalanches can toss cars, snap trees, and crush buildings in their path, sometimes burying an entire village in tightly packed snow. With dramatic images and first-hand survivor stories-plus the latest facts and figures-this book shows you avalanche disasters up close. No specific region

What causes an avalanche?

CBC

150 people killed every year by this force of nature.

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VIDEOS
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Avalanches 101 National Geographic Learn the warning signs of an avalanche before it's triggered. No specific region
Avalanche danger levels on the rise CTV News Experts from Vancouver Island Avalanche Centre talk about increasing avalanche risk on Vancouver Island. Cumberland