WS 2.1 Effect of climate change on winter service
Monday, February 7 09:00 - 10:30 (Calgary) | Room 2
Chair: Dan ERIKSSON, member of PIARC TC 3.2, Sweden
Winter service is dominated by climate and local weather events. How will climate change affect winter conditions and how will it affect winter services? How can winter service organizations respond considering a benefit/cost analysis? What are appropriate planning periods and opportunities for technology development, new or updated strategies, and quality control of performance necessary to respond to climate change? This session deals with current and potential impacts of climate change on winter service.
Welcome and session introduction
• Dan ERIKSSON
Fredericton-Moncton. Climate change in the Transcanada
• Mr Norman Clouston, MRDC (Company), Canada
The potential impacts of climate change on snow avalanche hazards on the Trans-Canada Highway in Glacier National Park.
• Mr Jordy Hendrikx, Dynamic Avalanche Consulting & Montana State University, Canada
A web-based data portal for northern communities and decision-makers: The winter road/trail networks across Canada’s Territorial North
• Mrs Yukari Hori, University of Toronto Scarborough, Canada
Strategies for Developing An Efficient and Effective Winter Maintenance Operations
• Mr Dave Bergner, Monte Vista Associates, LLC, USA
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Questions and Answers
• Dan ERIKSSON
• Julius JANEBA, member of PIARC TC 3.2, Czech Republic
Session Organiser: Dan ERIKSSON
Session Secretary: Julius JANEBA