International scientific and practical Conference

"Snow avalanches and related subjects"

October 27-28, 2022

The conference will cover wide range of problems related to snow avalanches and snow science, avalanche mitigation measures and will be focused on recent results merging theory and practice. A computer presentation (power point) will be used to demonstrate the reports (most probably using Zoom). Each oral report, together with the discussion, will take about 30 minutes.

Reports with objectives of snow avalanches-related problems and suggested directions for their solving are welcomed.

Official languages of the conference: Russian, English.
Format

Online


Participation

Participation in the conference is free.
Program overview
Snow cover stability
Avalanche dynamics
Geography of snow avalanches
Avalanche forecast
History of avalanche research and mitigation approches
Avalanche artificial triggering
Avalanche mitigation structures
Avalanche education
Avalanche awareness and community warning systems
Staying alive on an avalanche terrain - individual and group safety
Snow properties and metamorphism
Search and rescue in avalanche
Snow drift
Snow and avalanche related subjects
Organizers
Organizing committee
Chernous Pavel Alexandrovich (chairman) - Ph.D., Chief Researcher of the Laboratory of Exogenous Geodynamic Processes and Snow Cover of the Special Design Bureau of Marine Research Automation Tools of the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Kazakova Ekaterina Nikolaevna (executive secretary) - Ph.D., Senior Researcher Associate of the Laboratory of Exogenous Geodynamic Processes and Snow Cover of the Special Design Bureau of Marine Research Automation Tools of the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Blagoveshchensky Viktor Petrovich - Doctor of Natural Sciences, Chief Researcher of the Laboratory of natural hazards of the Institute of Geography and Water Security of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Volkov Alexander Valerievich - Chief Engineer of the Avalanche Safety Service of the MKU "Department for Civil Defense and Emergencies" in Kirovsk, Murmansk Region.

Obiazov Viktor Afanas'evich - Doctor of Natural Sciences, Associate Professor, Honored Meteorologist of the Russian Federation, Technical Director of Hydrotekhproekt Scientific and Production Association LLC

Sokratov Sergey Alfredovich - Ph.D (Hokkaido University), Head of the Research Laboratory of Snow Avalanches and Debris Flows, Associate Professor, Department of Cryolithology and Glaciology, Deputy Dean for Scientific Work, Faculty of Geography, Lomonosov Moscow State University

Turchaninova Alla Sergeevna - Ph.D., Research Associate of the Research Laboratory of Snow Avalanches and Debris Flows, Faculty of Geography, Lomonosov Moscow State University

Deadlines
August 31, 2022
Registration
October 10, 2022
Abstracts submission
October 10, 2022
Conference Program publication
October 20, 2022
Reports and posters submission
October 27-28, 2022
Conference
November 10, 2022
Abstracts
Abstracts (no more than 1 page) in Russian or English are submitted to the organizing committee by October 10, 2022 in electronic form at: avalanche-conference@ya.ru
Abstracts shall be printed in Russian or English; a bilingual version is welcome. Abstracts shall include: (1) the title in Russian and English, printed in capital letters, located at the top and aligned in the center of the page, (2) the surname (s) and initials of the author (s) indicating the place of work and email addresses located immediately after the title and aligned in the center. Presentation of abstracts in Microsoft Word format. Abstracts will be presented at the conference website for review.
Presentations and posters
Oral reports. The duration of the report should not exceed 30 minutes (including discussion). A computer presentation in ppt format is used to demonstrate the reports.
Posters. The size of the poster should not exceed A1 format, the orientation of the sheet is vertical, pdf format.
All reports have to be submitted by October 20, 2022 in electronic form at the address:
avalanche-conference@ya.ru
Special Issue
There will be the opportunity to publish your work in the special issue of the journal «Hydrosphere. Hazard processes and phenomena» which has four issues per year.
Publications are accepted in Russian and English (prepared according to the rules of the journal) and should be submitted to the journal no later than November 10, 2022.
Registration form
Email
Full Name and Surname
Affiliation
Degree, title
Organization
Phone
Form of participation
Report title
Comment
avalanche-conference@ya.ru