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The physics of snow slab avalanches similar to that of earthquakes

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Phys.org

Publication Date
2022-07-26

Scientists from EPFL and the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF have gained deeper insight into how snow slab avalanches form, paving the way to more effective risk assessment measures for these catastrophic events that induce more avalanche accidents and fatalities every year than other types of avalanches.

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https://phys.org/news/2022-07-physics-slab-avalanches-similar-earthquakes.html