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Benjamin Zweifel - Personal Homepage

Benjamin Zweifel
Organisational unit Snow Avalanches and Prevention
Avalanche Warning
Address WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF
Flüelastrasse 11
7260 Davos Dorf

Room Da C 0 13
Contact Phone: +41 81 4170 128
Fax: +41 81 4170 110
Web / E-Mail http://www.wsl.ch/info/mitarbeitende/zweifelb
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Professional Experience

2002 - present Avalanche forecaster SLF
   
2008 Avalanche Forecasting Services in Colorado, Wyoming and Montana, USA
Delegate for avalanche forecaster exchange
   
2000 - 2002 Scientific staff member
   

Academic Education

2012 - 2015 PhD: Group dynamics among recreationists traveling in avalanche terrain -

Challenges for improving avalanche safety

   
2000 Master of natural science ETH Zurich
   

Research interest

  • Avalanche risk research
  • Human factors and group dynamics in avalanche research
  • Avalanche accidents
  • Avalanche safety equipment
  • Observation networks for avalanche forecasting
  • Communication of avalanche forecast

 

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