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


Current Standard (November 11, 2020)

Other Versions

Previous version: 5.0
Next version: 5.0.2


This CAAML standard was developed by:

  • Pascal Haegeli, Avisualanche Consulting (lead author)
  • Johannes Hörtnagel, Tyrolean Avalanche Warning Service
  • Patrick Nairz, Tyrolean Avalanche Warning Service
  • Matthias Gerber, WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF

Technical Documentation

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

Minor Change History

  • 5.0.3 (November 11, 2020):
    • Allow multiple locRef elements.
    • Add treeline as valid elevation.
    • Add tendency.
  • 5.0.2 (April 28, 2015):
  • 5.0.1 (Sept. 14, 2014):
    • Fixed type definition dangerRatingType and moved from caaml:dangerRatings to its child element caaml:dangerRating.
    • Addition of avalanche problems (new snow, drifting snow, old snow, wet snow, gliding snow, favourable situation)
    • Addition of danger patterns (Danger patterns 1-10, click here for more details on danger patterns)
  • 5.0 (Nov. 22, 2010):
    • Original version

Supporting Organisations

Available Files

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