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CAAML V5.0 Profile - Bulletin CAC
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The CAAML V5.0 Profile 'CAC Bulletin' aims to facilitate the exchange of avalanche bulletin information among the Canadian Avalanche Warning Services. This standard only contains the subset of CAAML elements needed for exchanging the information contained in the standard bulletins.


Current Standard (Version 5.0.5, published Sept. 19, 2014)

Other Versions

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


This CAAML standard was developed by:

  • Pascal Haegeli, Avisualanche Consulting (lead author)
  • Joel Beaulieu, Parks Canada

Technical Documentation

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

Minor Change History

  • 5.3.2 (September 19, 2014):
    • Update: Added optional dangerMode property element to BulletinMeasurementsType
    • Update: Added optional customData property element to AbstractObservationType
  • 5.3.1 (January 3, 2013):
    • Update: Added SPAW observation object element
  • 5.2.1 (October 21, 2012):
    • Update: Added all elements for pWLs property element and PWL object element
  • 5.1.1 (July 9, 2012):
    • Typo: Changed Cornice to Cornices in enumerations of AvProblemType property element
    • Update: Added French translations to descriptive enumerations
    • Update: Added travelAdvisoryComment property element to AvProblemType type definition
    • Update: Added ability to include a series of weather observations within a bulletin observation
  • 5.0.1 (June 10, 2010):
    • Original version

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