COURSE FOR DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS – MODULE 2C
The course will provide participants with all necessary skills for the management of plans and procedures for avalanche danger protection in not too complex environments. It is intended for operators holding a middle school diploma.
Holding a middle school diploma, having passed the modules 2a e 2b courses and having average skiing abilities.
SUBJECTS DEALT WITH
Alpine meteorology, synoptic frame and local specificities, interpretation of weather charts, measurement tools and methods for observing snow and weather parameters, data filing procedures, snow science and snowcover stability evaluation methods, methods for avalanche danger forecasting at a local and regional scale, supporting models for local avalanche danger forecasting, avalanche safety management plans, cartography, rescue and self-rescue techniques, sector legislation and civil and criminal aspects related to avalanche problems, operator safety. Basic elements on avalanche dynamics and forecasting modelling tools, avalanche release techniques and avalanche defence works.
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS ADMITTED
The course allows for participation of up to 20 people, considering the sum of the people attending the two modules 2c and 2d (a minimum of 15 participants are required for the two courses to start). Registration of participants is accepted based on chronological order.
QUOTA DI ISCRIZIONE
PERIOD AND PLACE
Date and place to be defined