Young Snow Professional - YSP Award

Following the ISSW hosting guidelines of affordability, ISSW 2018 initiated the Young Snow Professional (YSP) award, addressing young practitioners and researchers (age < 30 years) to submit their contributions.
Ten YSP-nominees were selected from around 50 submissions, following the reviewers opinion and ranking of the short abstracts
The three beneficiaries were chosen, following the award guidelines, especially encouraging candidates with a long travel distance and highlighting the diversity of presenters.

We proudly announce the works of the three YSP-Award beneficiaries!


Anton Komarov (Russia) with “A new approach to avalanche risk assessment in Russia”

Taylor Clark (Canada) with “Establishing the link between the Conceptual Model of Avalanche Hazard and the North American Public Avalanche Danger Scale: Explorations from Canada

John Sykes (USA) with “Travel Behavior and Decision-Making of Lift Access Backcountry Skiers


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