Journal cover Journal topic
The Cryosphere An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Journal topic

Journal metrics

IF value: 4.713
IF4.713
IF 5-year value: 4.927
IF 5-year
4.927
CiteScore value: 8.0
CiteScore
8.0
SNIP value: 1.425
SNIP1.425
IPP value: 4.65
IPP4.65
SJR value: 2.353
SJR2.353
Scimago H <br class='widget-line-break'>index value: 71
Scimago H
index
71
h5-index value: 53
h5-index53
Download
Short summary
Exploring a large data set of snow stability tests and avalanche observations, we quantitatively describe the three key elements that characterize avalanche danger: snowpack stability, the frequency distribution of snowpack stability, and avalanche size. The findings will aid in refining the definitions of the avalanche danger scale and in fostering its consistent usage.
TC | Articles | Volume 14, issue 10
The Cryosphere, 14, 3503–3521, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-3503-2020
The Cryosphere, 14, 3503–3521, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-3503-2020

Research article 22 Oct 2020

Research article | 22 Oct 2020

On the importance of snowpack stability, the frequency distribution of snowpack stability, and avalanche size in assessing the avalanche danger level

Frank Techel et al.

Viewed

Total article views: 984 (including HTML, PDF, and XML)
HTML PDF XML Total BibTeX EndNote
682 261 41 984 38 38
  • HTML: 682
  • PDF: 261
  • XML: 41
  • Total: 984
  • BibTeX: 38
  • EndNote: 38
Views and downloads (calculated since 21 Feb 2020)
Cumulative views and downloads (calculated since 21 Feb 2020)

Viewed (geographical distribution)

Total article views: 731 (including HTML, PDF, and XML) Thereof 727 with geography defined and 4 with unknown origin.
Country # Views %
  • 1
1
 
 
 
 

Cited

Latest update: 18 Jan 2021
Publications Copernicus
Download
Short summary
Exploring a large data set of snow stability tests and avalanche observations, we quantitatively describe the three key elements that characterize avalanche danger: snowpack stability, the frequency distribution of snowpack stability, and avalanche size. The findings will aid in refining the definitions of the avalanche danger scale and in fostering its consistent usage.
Citation