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B. Jamieson and Jones, A. S. T., The effect of under-reporting of non-fatal involvements in snow avalanches on vulnerability, 12th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering. In Press.
M. Conlan and Jamieson, B., Improved forecasting of deep persistent slab avalanches with a decision support tool, in Disaster Prevention Speciality Conference of the Canaadian Society for Civil Engineering Speciality Conference, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, In Press.
B. Jamieson and Sinickas, A., A systematic method for estimating the 300 year runout from dense snow avalanche, in Disaster Prevention Specialty Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, In Press.
2015
M. Conlan, Forecasting Persistent Deep Slab Avalanches, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada, 2015.
S. Horton, Schirmer, M., and Jamieson, B., Meteorological, elevation, and slope effects on surface hoar formation, The Cryosphere Discussions, vol. 9, pp. 1857-1885, 2015.
A. Sinickas, Jamieson, B., and Maes, M. A., Snow avalanches in western Canada: investigating change in occurrence rates and implications for risk assessment and mitigation, Structure and Infrastructure Engineering - Structure and Infrastructure Engineering: Maintenance, Management, Life-Cycle Design and Performance, International Forum on Engineering Decision Making 2013: Decision-Making in a Changing Climate, pp. 1-9, 2015.
S. Thumlert and Jamieson, B., Stress measurements from common snow- slope stability tests, Cold Regions Science and Technology, no. 110, pp. 38-46, 2015.
M. Schirmer and Jamieson, B., Verification of analyzed and forecasted winter precipitation in complex terrain, The Cryosphere, vol. 9, pp. 587-601, 2015.
M. Schirmer and Jamieson, B., Verification of winter precipitation forecasts and analyses, Canadian Geophysical Union, Joint Assembly. Montreal, QC, Canada, 2015.
2014
B. Jamieson, Beglinger, R., and Wilson, D., Case study of a large snow avalanche in the Selkirk Mountains and reflections on the Canadian size classification, in Geohazards 6 - 6th Canadian GeoHazards Conference, Kingston, ON, Canada, 2014.
To complete the practitioner survey of avalanche size, read the pdf and follow the links
geohaz6paper113pub.pdf (391.29 KB)
M. Conlan and Jamieson, B., Case study of a solar triggered persistent deep slab avalanche, in Geohazards 6 - 6th Canadian GeoHazards Conference, Kingston, ON, Canada, 2014. pdf of full text (1.62 MB)
A. Sinickas and Jamieson, B., Comparing methods for estimating beta points for use in statistical snow avalanche runout models, Cold Regions Science and Technology , no. 104-105, pp. 23-32, 2014.
M. Conlan and Jamieson, B., Development of a decision support tool for persistent deep slab avalanche forecasting, International Snow Science Workshop. pp. 416-419, 2014. issw_p1.05.pdf (686.79 KB)
M. Conlan and Jamieson, B., Draft Deep Slab Decision Support, Draft 19 Dec 2014. 2014. draft_deep_slab_avalanche_decision_support_v1.xlsx (94.05 KB)
D. Kim and Jamieson, B., Estimating the density of dry snow layers from hardness, and hardness from density, International Snow Science Workshop. Banff, pp. 499-506, 2014. issw_p1.25.pdf (806.89 KB)
E. Greene, Jamieson, B., and Logan, S., Fatal occupational injuries of avalanche workers in North America, International Snow Science Workshop. Banff, Alberta, Canada, pp. 293-299, 2014. issw_o12.03.pdf (691.19 KB)
M. Schirmer and Jamieson, B., How accurate are weather and snowpack models in assisting avalanche forecasters?, International Snow Science Workshop. Banff, Alberta, Canada, 2014.
A version of this paper is under review and posted at http://www.the-cryosphere-discuss.net/8/5727/2014/
issw_o3.04.pdf (839.68 KB)
J. Schweizer, Reuter, B., Van Herwijnen, A., and Jamieson, B., On how the tensile strength of the slab affects crack propagation propensity, International Snow Science Workshop. Banff, Alberta, Canada, pp. 164-168, 2014. issw_o7.02.pdf (694.02 KB)
M. Schirmer and Jamieson, B., Limitations of using a thermal imager for snow pit temperatures, The Cryosphere, vol. 8, pp. 387-394, 2014.
M. Conlan, Tracz, D., and Jamieson, B., Measurements and weather observations at persistent deep slab avalanches, Cold Regions Science and Technology , vol. 97, pp. 104-112, 2014.
S. Horton, Bellaire, S., and Jamieson, B., Modelling the formation of surface hoar layers and tracking post burial changes for avalanche forecasting, Cold Regions Science and Technology , vol. 97, pp. 81-89, 2014.
M. Smith and Jamieson, B., A new set of thermal conductivity data for melt-freeze crusts, International Snow Science Workshop. Banff, Alberta, Canada, pp. 507-510, 2014. issw_p1.28.pdf (542.3 KB)
S. Horton, Schirmer, M., and Jamieson, B., Online mapping to visualize the distribution of surface hoar layers, International Snow Science Workshop. Banff, Alberta, Canada, pp. 547-549, 2014. issw_p1.37.pdf (794.6 KB)
D. Gauthier, Conlan, M., and Jamieson, B., Photogrammetry of fracture lines and avalanche terrain: Potential applications to research and hazard mitigation projects, International Snow Science Workshop. Banff, Alberta, Canada, pp. 109-115, 2014. issw_o5.02.pdf (4.5 MB)
S. Thumlert, Bellaire, S., and Jamieson, B., Relating avalanche activity to coupled ocean – atmospheric phenomena, International Snow Science Workshop. pp. 481-485, 2014. issw_p1.19.pdf (1.38 MB)
S. Haladuick, Relating field observations and snowpack tests to snow avalanche danger, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada, 2014.
S. Thumlert and Jamieson, B., Stress measurements in the snow cover below localized dynamic loads, Cold Regions Science and Technology , vol. 106-107, pp. 28-35, 2014.
S. Horton, Surface hoar - size matters, Avalanche Journal - The Voice of Canada's Avalanche Community, vol. 106, no. Spring , pp. 64-65, 2014.
B. Jamieson, Survey of avalanche size, 2014. [Online]. Available: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/24789802/AvalancheSizeSurvey/SurveyAvalancheSizeJan2014.pdf.
M. Smith, Thermal Conductivity and Layer Characteristics. 2014. SmithAppendixB_LayerData.pdf (172.11 KB)
M. Smith, Tracking thermal and structural properties of melt-freeze crusts in the seasonal snowpack, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 2014.
S. Haladuick and Jamieson, B., What do field observations tell us about avalanche danger?, International Snow Science Workshop. Banff, Alberta, Canada, pp. 63-66, 2014. issw_o3.02.pdf (695.03 KB)
2013
S. Thumlert and Jamieson, B., Bridge over troubled facets, The Avalanche Journal: The Voice of Canada's Avalanche Community, vol. 104, Canadian Avalanche Association, pp. 34-38, 2013. Bridge over troubled facets w.pdf (235.46 KB)
S. Bellaire, Jamieson, B., and Statham, G., Does climate change affect avalanche activity? - a study at Rogers Pass, Canada, International Snow Science Workshop. Grenoble, France, 2013. Issw2013_ClimateChangeAvalanches_Bellaire.pdf (983.28 KB)
S. Bellaire and Jamieson, B., On estimating avalanche danger from simulated snow profiles, International Snow Science Workshop. Grenoble, France, 2013. Issw2013_DangerFromSnowpackSimulations_Bellaire.pdf (602.15 KB)
A. Sinickas, Field-based statistical modelling of snow avalanche runout, University of Calgary, Calgary, 2013.
S. Bellaire and Jamieson, B., Forecasting the formation of critical snow layers using a coupled snow cover and weather model, Cold Regions Science and Technology , vol. 94, pp. 37-44, 2013.
J. Schweizer, Jamieson, B., and Reuter, B., How surface warming affects dry-snow instability, The Avalanche Review , vol. 31, p. 25,31, 2013.
B. Jamieson and Jones, A. S. T., Impressions from applying ISO31000 to avalanche mitigation projects, International Snow Science Workshop. Grenoble, France, 2013. Iso31k_JamiesonJones_19Aug2013d.pdf (86.26 KB)
M. Schirmer and Jamieson, B., Limitations of an infrared camera to measure snow pit -wall temperatures, International Snow Science Workshop. Grenoble, France, 2013.
Revised and accepted for The Cryosphere, Feb 2014
Issw2013_IRlimitations_Schirmer.pdf (1.12 MB)
S. Thumlert, Exner, T., Jamieson, B., and Bellaire, S., Measurements of localized dynamic loading in a mountain snowpack, Cold Regions Science and Technology , vol. 85, no. 2013, pp. 94-101, 2013.
S. Thumlert and Jamieson, B., Measurements of triggering stress transmitted through the upper snowpack, International Snow Science Workshop. Grenoble, France, 2013.
Missing from conference proceedings
Issw2013_TriggeringStressThruSnowpack_Thumlert.pdf (4.49 MB)
R. Buhler, Melt-Freeze Crust Formation and Evolution in the Columbia Mountains, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada, 2013. buhler.thesis.2013w.pdf (3.25 MB)
S. Bellaire, Jamieson, B., and Statham, G., Relating avalanche activity to climate change and coupled ocean - atmospheric phenomena, Davos Atmosphere and Cryosphere Assembly 2013. Davos, Switzerland, 2013.
Abstract 220 in online pdf
S. Haladuick and Jamieson, B., Snowpack tests and their association with local avalanche danger, International Snow Science Workshop. Grenoble, France, 2013. Issw2013_SnowpackTestsLocalDanger_Haladuick.pdf (377.5 KB)
S. Horton, Schirmer, M., and Jamieson, B., Spatial predictions of surface hoar and crust formation, International Snow Science Workshop. Grenoble, France, 2013. Issw2013_SurfaceHoarCrustSpatialPrediction_Horton.pdf (423.94 KB)
A. Van Herwijnen, Bair, N., Birkeland, K., Reuter, B., Simenhois, R., and Jamieson, B., Using particle tracking velocimetry to measure the mechanical properties of snow relevant for dry - snow slab avalanche release, Davos Atmosphere and Cryosphere Assembly 2013. Davos, Switzerland, 2013.
Abstract 934
A. Sinickas and Jamieson, B., Validating a relationship between avalanche runout distance and frequency, International Snow Science Workshop. Grenoble, France, 2013. ISSW2013 - A Sinickas.pdf (882.55 KB)
M. Conlan and Jamieson, B., Weather preceding deep slab avalanches, International Snow Science Workshop. Grenoble, France, 2013. Issw2013_WeatherBeforeDeepSlabs_Conlan.pdf (530.29 KB)
2012
D. Tracz, Deep Snow Slab Avalanches, University of Calgary, Calgary, 2012. TraczMScThesis2012w.pdf (3.75 MB)
K. Johnston, Jamieson, B., and Jones, A., Estimating Extreme Avalanche Runout for the Columbia Mountains and Fernie Area of British Columbia, Canada, Canadian Geotechnical Journal , vol. 49, no. 11, pp. 1309-1318, 2012.
T. Exner, Field studies of snowpack stress and deformation due to surface loads and temperature effects, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 2012.
C. Shea, Jamieson, B., and Birkeland, K., Hot crust, cold crust, The Avalanche Review , vol. 30, no. 3, p. 28, 2012. HotCrustColdCrust_TAR_Shea.pdf (314.77 KB)
S. Thumlert, Jamieson, B., and Exner, T., How do you stress the snowpack?, in International Snow Science Workshop, Anchorage, Alaska, 2012, vol. 1, pp. 506-512. Issw2012_StressUnderLDL_Thumlert.pdf (1.1 MB)
C. Shea, Jamieson, B., and Birkeland, K., The Life of a Shallow Snowpack (poster), 2012. [Online]. Available: http://webapps2.ucalgary.ca/~asarc/files/ShallowSnowPoster_Shea_Jan2012.png.
M. Conlan, Tracz, D., and Jamieson, B., Measurements at recent deep slab avalanches, in International Snow Science Workshop, Anchorage, Alaska, 2012, vol. 1, pp. 55-61. Issw2012_DeepSlabs_Conlan.pdf (480.5 KB)
S. Horton, Bellaire, S., and Jamieson, B., Modelling surface hoar formation and evolution on mountain slopes, in International Snow Science Workshop, Anchorage, Alaska, 2012, vol. 1, pp. 194-200. Issw2012_SurfaceHoarModelling_Horton.pdf (613.38 KB)
S. Bellaire and Jamieson, B., Nowcast with a forecast – Snow cover simulations on slopes, in International Snow Science Workshop, Anchorage, Alaska, 2012, vol. 1, pp. 172-178. Aspects-ISSW2012-bellaire.pdf (1.37 MB)
D. Gauthier and Jamieson, B., The Propagation Saw Test (PST): A review of its development, applications, and recent research, in International Snow Science Workshop, Anchorage, Alaska, 2012, vol. 2, pp. 1047-1053. Issw2012PstGauthierSubS.pdf (75.31 KB)
C. K. H. Ross and Jamieson, B., The Propagation Saw Test: slope scale validation and alternative test methods, Journal of Glaciology, vol. 58, no. 208, pp. 407-416, 2012.
M. Conlan and Jamieson, B., Research to improve forecasting for deep slab avalanches, The Avalanche Journal - The voice of Canada's avalanche community, vol. 100, pp. 70-72, 2012. DeepSlabs_JcacApril2012_Conlan.pdf (870.81 KB)
C. Fierz, Bakermans, L., Jamieson, B., and Lehning, M., Shortwave radiation penetration into the snowpack: model verification with snow temperatures, International Symposium on Seasonal Snow and Ice, Lahti, Finland. 2012.
A. Sinickas and Jamieson, B., Statistical avalanche runout models: How well can computers predict beta?, in International Snow Science Workshop, Anchorage, Alaska, 2012, vol. 2, pp. 716-722. Issw2012_BetaPoint_Sinickas.pdf (413.54 KB) BetaPointPoster_Issw2012_Sinickas.pdf (3.41 MB)
R. Buhler and Jamieson, B., Tracking melt-freeze crust evolution, in International Snow Science Workshop, Anchorage, Alaska, 2012, vol. 1, pp. 84-91. Issw2012_MfcTracking_Buhler.pdf (576.68 KB)
C. Shea, Jamieson, B., and Birkeland, K., Use of a thermal imager for snow pit temperatures, The Cryosphere, vol. 6, pp. 287-299, 2012.
C. Shea, Jamieson, B., and Birkeland, K., Using a thermal imager to quantify buried thermal structure in natural snow, in International Snow Science Workshop, Anchorage, Alaska, 2012, vol. 1, pp. 269-276. Issw2012_thermal_2Aug2012_4.pdf (353.26 KB)
B. Jamieson and Jones, A. S. T., Vulnerability: Caught in an avalanche – then what are the odds?, in International Snow Science Workshop, Anchorage, Alaska, 2012, vol. 1, pp. 1-8. Issw2012_Vulnerability_Jamieson_15Aug2012f6.pdf (181.95 KB)
S. Bellaire, What if you know what is next? Asarc working on snow cover simulation in data sparse areas, The Journal of Canada's Avalanche Community, vol. 99, Canadian Avalanche Association, Revelstoke, BC, Canada, pp. 50-51, 2012. WhatsNext_jcacFeb2012_Bellaire.pdf (306.88 KB)
2011
C. Shea and Floyer, J., Arfi: Avalanche Research Forecasting Interface, The Journal of Canada's Avalanche Community, vol. 95, pp. 54-55, 2011. ArfiAvJournal95_2011_Shea.pdf (231.68 KB)
K. Johnston, Jones, A., and Jamieson, B., Estimating extreme avalanche runout for the Columbia Mountains, British Columbia, Canada, in 5th Canadian Conference on Geotechnique and Natural Hazards, Kelowna, BC, 2011. ExtAvRunoutColumbia_Geohazards2011_Johnston.pdf (423.83 KB)
K. S. Johnston, Estimating Extreme Snow Avalanche Runout for the Columbia Mountains and Fernie Area of British Columbia, Canada, University of Calgary, Calgary, 2011. Johnston_ThesisAug2011s.pdf (3.66 MB)
S. Bellaire, Jamieson, B., and Fierz, C., Forcing the snow-cover model SNOWPACK with forecasted weather data, The Cryosphere , vol. 5, pp. 1115-1125, 2011.
C. Shea, Four Applied Methods for Spatial Visualization in Snow Avalanche Forecasting, University of Calgary, Calgary, 2011. SheaThesisSm4Oct2011a.pdf (2.53 MB)
C. Shea and Jamieson, B., A new thermal view, Avalanche.ca - The Journal of Canada's Avalanche Community, vol. 98, Canadian Avalanche Association, Revelstoke, BC, Canada, pp. 36-39, 2011. NewThermalView_Shea_Nov2011a.pdf (783.59 KB)
D. Tracz, Bellaire, S., and Jamieson, B., Regional comparison of old-deep slab avalanches, in 5th Canadian Conference on Geotechnique and Natural Hazards, Kelowna, BC, 2011. DeepSlabsRegCompGeoHazards2011_Tracz.pdf (262.15 KB)
D. Gauthier and Jamieson, B., Scenario-specific observations for regional snow avalanche warnings, in 5th Canadian Conference on Geotechnique and Natural Hazards, Kelowna, BC, 2011. SpecificObs_GeoHazards2011_Gauthier.pdf (90.31 KB)
C. Shea and Jamieson, B., Some fundamentals of handheld snow surface thermography, The Cryosphere, vol. 5, pp. 55-66, 2011.
C. Shea and Jamieson, B., Sun effect on surface hoar illustrated by three case studies, Cold Regions Science and Technology , vol. 68, no. 3, pp. 95-105, 2011.
2010
Jamieson, B, Haegeli, P., and Gauthier, D., Avalanche Accidents in Canada, Volume 5, 1996-2007. Canadian Avalanche Association, Revelstoke, BC, Canada, 2010, p. 429.
D. Tracz and Jamieson, B., Characteristics of old-deep-slab avalanches, International Snow Science Workshop. Squaw Valley, California, pp. 148-154, 2010. OldDeepSlabs_ISSW2010_Tracz.pdf (117.95 KB)
K. S. Johnston and Jamieson, B., Estimating extreme avalanche runout for the Lizard Range, Fernie, British Columbia, Canada, International Snow Science Workshop. Squaw Valley, California, pp. 252-257, 2010. LizardRunout_Issw2010_Johnston.pdf (312.76 KB)
D. Delparte, Jamieson, B., and Waters, N., Evaluating terrain based criteria for snow avalanche exposure ratings using GIS, 2010. [Online]. Available: http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2010/EGU2010-8620-1.pdf.
Poster presented at conference. Abstract online. Geophysical Research Abstracts.
C. Shea and Jamieson, B., GSWarm: An example of making a GIS model for everyday use, International Snow Science Workshop. Squaw Valley, California, pp. 523-529, 2010. GSWarmDesign_Issw2010_Shea.pdf (559.76 KB)
K. Elmer and Shea, C., Imitating nature's hazardous genius, Journal of Canada's Avalanche Community, vol. 92, no. Spring , Canadian Avalanche Association, Revelstoke, BC, Canada, pp. 54-57, 2010. SurfNaturesGeniusCAJ_Elmer.pdf (479.3 KB)
D. Gauthier, C., B., and Jamieson, B., Modeling strength and stability in storm snow for slab avalanches, Cold Regions Science and Technology , vol. 62, no. 2010, pp. 107-118, 2010.
M. Smith and Jamieson, B., Near-infrared photography to quantify temporal changes in melt-freeze crusts, International Snow Science Workshop. Squaw Valley, California, pp. 409-414, 2010. NIR_Issw2010_Smith.pdf (384.9 KB)
J. A. Floyer and Jamieson, J. B., Rate effect experiments on round-tipped penetrometer insertion into uniform snow, Journal of Glaciology, vol. 56, no. 198, pp. 664-672, 2010.
J. Schweizer and Jamieson, B., Snowpack tests for assessing snow-slope instability, Annals of Glaciology, vol. 51, no. 54, pp. 187-194, 2010.
C. Shea and Jamieson, B., Some fundamentals of handheld snow surface thermography, 2010. [Online]. Available: http://www.the-cryosphere-discuss.net/4/1467/2010/.
C. Shea and Jamieson, B., Spatial distribution of surface hoar crystals in sparse forests, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, vol. 10, pp. 1317-1330, 2010.
C. Shea and Jamieson, B., Star: An efficient snow point-sampling method, Annals of Glaciology, vol. 51, no. 54, pp. 64-72, 2010.
J. Schweizer and Jamieson, B., On surface warming and snow instability , International Snow Science Workshop. Squaw Valley, California, pp. 619-622, 2010. WarmingInstability_Issw2010_Schweizer.pdf (239.53 KB)
D. Gauthier and Jamieson, B., On the sustainability and arrest of weak layer fracture in whumpfs and avalanches, International Snow Science Workshop. Squaw Valley, California, pp. 224-231, 2010. FractureSustainability_Issw2010_Gauthier.pdf (390.77 KB)
C. Ross, Testing Fracture Propagation Propensity for Slab Avalanche Forecasting, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, 2010.
MSc thesis
CRoss_MScThesis.pdf (6.45 MB)
C. Shea and Jamieson, B., Use of thermal photography to measure snowpack properties, International Snow Science Workshop. Squaw Valley, California, pp. 24-30, 2010. IRphotography_Issw2010_Shea.pdf (1.64 MB)
L. Bakermans, Jamieson, B., Schweizer, J., and Haegeli, P., Using stability tests and regional avalanche danger to estimate the local avalanche danger, Annals of Glaciology, vol. 51, no. 54, pp. 176-186, 2010.
S. Bellaire, Jamieson, B., and Schweizer, J., When to dig? Thoughts on estimating slope stability, International Snow Science Workshop. Squaw Valley, California, pp. 424-430, 2010. WhenToDig_ISSW2010_Bellaire.pdf (766.37 KB)
B. Jamieson, Schweizer, J., Statham, G., and Haegeli, P., Which obs for which avalanche type?, International Snow Science Workshop. Squaw Valley, California, pp. 155-161, 2010. WhichObs_Issw2010_Jamieson.pdf (605.58 KB)
2009
T. Exner, Jamieson, B., Schweizer, J., and Van Herwijnen, A., The effect of daytime warming on snow creep, International Snow Science Workshop. Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Davos, Switzerland, pp. 271-275, 2009. Creep_Issw09_Exner.pdf (1.43 MB)
B. Jamieson, Haegeli, P., and Schweizer, J., Field observations for estimating the local avalanche danger in the Columbia Mountains of western Canada, Cold Regions Science and Technology , vol. 58, no. 2-3, pp. 84-91, 2009.

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