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The US Snow Stability (Instability, Hazard) Rating Scale

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A rating scale for snow stability (alternatively snow instability or hazard) is used in the United States to describe the potential risk for an avalanche to develop. The stability (or instability) of the snow mass is used to describe where an avalanche can be expected to occur.

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