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CAAML V5.0 Profile - Avalanche Accidents
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The CAAML V5.0 Profile 'Avalanche Accidents' aims to facilitate an efficient international exchange of the most important information on avalanche accidents among avalanche warning services, search and rescue organisations and researchers. This standard only contains the subset of CAAML elements needed for exchanging avalanche accident information.

Click here for detailed list of the observation elements supported by this standard.



Other Versions

Previous version: n/a
Next version: n/a


This CAAML standard was developed by:

  • Pascal Haegeli, Avisualanche Consulting (lead author)
  • Patrick Nairz, Tyrolean Avalanche Warning Service
  • Ethan Greene, Colorado Avalanche Information Center
  • Thomas Stucki, WSL-Institute for Snow Avalanche Avalanche Research SLF
  • Igor Chiambretti, AINEVA
  • Joe Obad, Canadian Avalanche Association

Technical Documentation

Click here for a detailed technical documentation on this CAAML standard.

Minor Change History

  • 5.0.1 (June 13, 2015):
    • Typo: Fixed typo in 'In building' enumeration of GroupActivityType.
  • 5.0 (Sept 14, 2014):
    • Original version

Supporting Organisations

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