My social media feed has started filling up with pictures of new snow on the mountain tops. There is still no sign of snow in Tromsø, but it is evident that autumn is here, and winter is approaching. We have been a bit silent here at White Heat during summer, but we’ve not been idle. Our … More Publications and presentations
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!
We are very excited that the well-respected magazine on people, mountains and uncertainty – Bergundsteigen – has chosen to publish an article on the first results from the White Heat Project. We would once again like to thank all the participants for their contributions. You can read the full article (in English) at http://www.bergundsteigen.at.
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
By Andrea Mannberg, Handelshøgskolen and CARE, UiT – the Arctic University of Norway The mountains have started to dress up in white in the northern hemisphere. Beautiful white giants are calling, and many of us feel a hunger to head out there and taste the fresh snow. Every year, when I scent the smell of … More The Nordic Avalanche Conference 2017
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?
Are you interested in economic analysis of decision-making under uncertainty, with a special focus on decisions in avalanche terrain? Do you have a master in economics, perhaps even some experience in behavioral or experimental economics? Would you like to work within the White heat project and live in Tromsø, Norway? Then you should definitely apply … More Come work with us!