Skredpodden

The Covid-19 pandemic has made it impossible to hold large avalanche seminars. CARE and Varsom.no, the Norwegian avalanche warning service, has therefore launched a podcast series. The podcast covers a wide range of topics, from talks about how to identify avalanche terrain, to snow dynamics, to human factors. In episode 9, I and Audun Hetland … More Skredpodden

Behavioral grooves

We recently had the privilige to talk about decision-making in avalanche terrain with Tim and Kurt on the Behavioral grooves podcast. We had a blast participating in the show, and feel honored to have been invited. If you haven’t checked out this podcast, you should! You can find our episode, along with all other episodes … More Behavioral grooves

NY/NEW October 2018! Vinnere av gavekort/winners of giftcards!

We have drawn two winners of gift cards worth 1000 NOK from the pool of participants in the Tromsø/Alta survey on social identity and preferences. Those of you who chose to participate in the lottery, created a code. The code consisted of the LAST two letters in your grandmothers name, the FIRST two letters of … More NY/NEW October 2018! Vinnere av gavekort/winners of giftcards!

Vinnere av bok!

Under våren 2018 gjennomførte vi en undersøkelse om opplevd fare i skredterreng. Tusen takk til dere som deltok! Vi har trukket en vinnere av boken Til topps i Norges Nasjonalparker av Gjermund Norskar (les om boka her og her). Vinneren har kode 1369. Alle deltakere som valgte å delta i trekkingen av en premie fikk … More Vinnere av bok!

White Heat Tracks

We are finally ready to enter the second phase of the White Heat project, and we are very excited about it! Our aim with this part of project is to collect GPS location information and survey responses from backcountry skiers and riders to better understand what types of terrain decision we make. Our focus is … More White Heat Tracks

White Heat Post Doc position

Would you like to live in Tromsø, Norway, and do research on decision-making under uncertainty together with researchers in economics, psychology, and snow science? UiT The Arctic University of Norway has established «The Arctic MSCA-IF program» to select excellent young researchers planning to submit applications for a Marie Skƚodowska Curie individual fellowship (MSCA-IF) in order … More White Heat Post Doc position

To risk or not to risk – who is at risk of being caught in an avalanche?

Whenever someone gets killed in an avalanche, it is a tragedy, both for the lost individual, for his or her family, and for society as a whole. Yes, it is a loss for society, because society looses a person who could have contributed to its development. Avalanche accidents generates costs in terms of rescue actions, … More To risk or not to risk – who is at risk of being caught in an avalanche?