Navigation mit Access Keys

Contenuto principale


Dr. Alec van Herwijnen





Istituto Neve e Valanghe
Flüelastrasse 11
7260 Davos Dorf


Davos Da B 1 12


Academic Education

  • Master in experimental physics, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands
  • Master in meteorology and physical oceanography, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands
  • PhD in avalanche mechanics, University of Calgary, Canada
  • Postdoc at the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research, Davos, Switzerland
  • Postdoc at Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, USA


Research interests

  • Fracture mechanics in snow
  • Avalanche formation and forecasting
  • Remote avalanche detection
  • Snow slope stability evaluation
  • Snow cover spatial variability
  • Snow digging