The Practice Guide Avalanche - Recognize the 10 critical danger pattern "by Tyrolia Verlag provides innovative avalanche knowledge -. From practice for the practice in the textbook is it is not water under the bridge Here the experience of 50 years Lawinenwarndienst Tirol summarizes the! Lawinenwarndienst Tirol celebrates in December 2010 its 50th anniversary. In a review of this half century, the two Tyrolean? avalanche Warner? Rudi Mair and Patrick Nairz have found that actually two handfuls risk patterns are responsible for much of the avalanche accidents and that? with appropriate knowledge and appropriate behavior? accidents of this type could be avoided. The competent team of authors presents in this book based on concrete avalanche accidents these ten key risk patterns in the typical course of a winter before. What are the specific meteorological conditions in the early, high and late winter or early spring? How do they affect the snow cover? And above all: What risk moments arise from? Short, concise knowledge blocks that meaningful imaging and the elaborate layout tap the expertise optimally. By referring back to typical, actually took place accidents recurring risk patterns are recognizable? and wrong decisions preventable. With this innovative approach, the book about the common risk management strategies is (z. B.? 3 × 3? Or? Stop or go?) And adds them optimally. The result is a book from the field for the field, exciting and educational at the same time, without being didactic. The authors RUDI MAIR, born in 1961 in Innsbruck, studied meteorology and glaciology in Innsbruck, since 1999 he is head of the Avalanche Warning Service Tyrol, since 2000 Sworn Certified Court Expert for meteorology, avalanche, avalanche accidents and avalanche protection. PATRICK Nairz, born in 1970 in Innsbruck, studied Torrent and Avalanche Control in Vienna and Vancouver. Since 1999 he has been deputy head of the Avalanche Warning Service Tyrol, since 2009 head of the working group of the European avalanche warning services. Details: 208 pages 150 color illustrations. Size: 17 x 24 cm flaps Tyrolia-Verlag, Innsbruck-Vienna 2010 ISBN 978-3-7022-3086-9 "