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Art Mears Publications
  1. Florian Rudolf-Miklau, Siegfried Sauermoser, Arthur I. Mears (Eds.), in press, 2014, The Technical Avalanche Protection Handbook 1st Edition, Ernst & Sohn
  2. Wilbur, Chris, Art Mears, Stefan Margreth & Sue Burak, 2014 Avalanche Dynamics Model RAMMS Applied in two North American Climates, Proc. International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, Alberta, Canada
  3. Wilbur, Chris, Mike Janes & Art Mears, 2012, Avalanche Impact Performance of a Light-weight Diversion Structrue, Snettisham Transmission Line, Southeast Alaska , Proc. International Snow Science Workshop, Anchorage, AK.
  4. Wilbur, C., A.I. Mears, D. LaRue, and Bill Glude, 2010, A Light-weight Splitting Wedge to Protect Tower 4/6 Snettisham Transmission Line, Southeast Alaska , Proc. International Snow Science Workshop, Squaw Valley, California, pp. 258-262.
  5. Mears, A.I. and C. Wilbur, 2008, A Case Study in Avalanche Risk Tolerance in Two Transmission Lines: 1) Colorado, USA and 2) Eastern Iceland, Proc. International Snow Science Workshop, Whistler, British Columbia, pp. 209-214.
  6. Mears, A.I., 2006, Avalanche size increase resulting from forest removal and wind loading - a case study from central Colorado using AVAL-1D, Proc. International Snow Science Workshop, Telluride, Colorado, pp. 775-777.
  7. Mears, A.I., 1998, Tensile strength and strength changes in new snow layers, Proc. International Snow Science Workshop, SunRiver, Oregon, pp. 574-576.
  8. Mears, A.I., 1996, Dry slab thickness and density during major storms: Proc, International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, BC, Canada, pp. 91-93.
  9. Mears, A.I., 1996, Avalanche structural protection - an overview, Proc. Snowsymp 94, Manili, India, pp. 10-19.
  10. Mears, A.I., 1996, Regional variations in extreme avalanche runout distance, Proc, Snowsymp 94, Manali, India, pp. 252-255.
  11. Mears, A.I. 1993, Snow avalanche hazard analysis and mitigation on highways, Proc. of the conference on transportation routes through difficult terrain, pp. 487-494, A.A. Balkema/Rotterdam/Brookfield.
  12. Mears, A.I., 1992, The East Riverside Avalanche Accident of 1992 - Engineering and Snow-safety Considerations, International Snow Science Workshop, Breckenridge, CO.
  13. Mears, A.I., 1992, Snow-Avalanche Hazard Analysis for Land-use Planning and Engineering, Colorado Geological Survey Bulletin 49.
  14. McClung, D.M. and Mears, A.I., 1991, Extreme Value Prediction of Snow Avalanche Runout, Cold Regions Science and Technology, Vol. 19.
  15. Mears, A.I., 1990, Measurements of Avalanche Loads, East Riverside Avalanche Shed, Colorado, International Snow Science Workshop, Bigfork, MT.
  16. Mears, A.I., 1989, Regional Comparisons of Avalanche Profile and Runout Data, Arctic and Alpine Research, Vol. 21, No. 3.
  17. Mears, A.I., 1988, Comparisons of Colorado, Eastern Sierra, Coastal Alaska, and Western Norway Avalanche Runout Data, International Snow Science Workshop, Whistler, B.C.
  18. McClung, D.M. and Mears, A.I., 1988, Extreme Avalanche runout: Data from Four Mountain Ranges, Annals of Glaciology, Vol. 13.
  19. Mears, A.I., 1986, Instrumentation of Avalanche Loads, East Riverside Avalanche Path, Colorado, International Snow Science Workshop, Squaw Valley, CA.
  20. Mears, A.I., 1984, Climate Effects on Snow Avalanche Travel Distances, International Snow Science Workshop, Aspen, CO.
  21. Mears, A.I., 1982, Release and Motion of Arctic Slushflows (abstract), International Snow Science Workshop, Bozeman, MT
  22. Mears, A.I., 1981, Design Criteria for Avalanche Control Structures in the Runout Zone, USDA Forest Service, General Technical Report RM-84
  23. Martinelli, M.T., Lang, T., and Mears, A.I., 1980, Calculations of Avalanche Friction Coefficients from Field Data, Journal of Glaciology, Vol. 26, No. 94.
  24. Mears, A.I., 1980, Municipal Avalanche Zoning: Contrasting Policies of Four Western U.S. communities, Journal of Glaciology, Vol. 26, No. 94.
  25. Mears, A.I., 1980, A Fragment-flow Model of Dry-snow Avalanches, Journal of Glaciology, Vol. 26, No. 94.
  26. Bradley, W.C., and Mears, A.I., 1980, Calculations of Flows Needed to Transport Coarse Fraction of Boulder Creek alluvium at Boulder, Colorado, Geological Society of America Bulletin, Vol. 91.
  27. Mears, A.I., 1979, Flow Dynamics of the Frank Slide (abstract), Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Section, Geological Society of America.
  28. Mears, A.I., 1979, abstract, Flooding and Sediment Transport in a Small Alpine Drainage Basin in Colorado: Geology, v. 7.
  29. Mears, A.I., 1979, Colorado Snow Avalanche Area Studies and guidelines for Avalanche-Hazard Planning, Geology; Colorado Geological Survey Special Publ. No. 7.
  30. Mears, A.I., 1977, Snow Avalanche Hazard Identification and Delineation, in Shelton, D.C. (ed.), Proc. Governor's Third Conference on Environmental Geology; Colorado Geological Survey Special Publ. No. 8.
  31. Mears, A.I., 1977, Debris-flow Hazard Analysis and Mitigation - an Example from Glenwood Springs, Colorado, Colorado Geological Survey Information Series 8.
  32. Mears, A.I., 1976, Guidelines and Methods for Detailed Snow Avalanche Hazard Investigations in Colorado, Colorado Geological Survey Bulletin 38.
  33. Ives, J.E., Mears, A.I., Carrara, P.E., and Bovis, M.J., 1976, Natural Hazards in Mountain Colorado, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Vol. 66.
  34. Bovis, M.J. and Mears, A.I., 1976, Statistical Prediction of Snow Avalanche Runout from Terrain Variables in Colorado, Arctic and Alpine Research, Vol. 8.
  35. Mears, A.I., 1975, Dynamics of Dense Snow Avalanches Interpreted from Broken Treesabstract, Geology, Vol. 3.
  36. Andrews, J.T., Mears, A.I., Miller, G.H., Pheasant, D.R., 1972, Holocene Late Glacial Maximum and Marine Transgression in the Eastern Canadian Arctic, Nature Physical Sciences, Vol. 239.

Chris Wilbur Publications
  1. Wilbur, Chris, Art Mears, Stefan Margreth & Sue Burak, 2014 Avalanche Dynamics Model RAMMS Applied in two North American Climates, Proc. International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, Alberta, Canada
  2. Wilbur, Chris, Mike Janes & Art Mears, 2012, Avalanche Impact Performance of a Light-weight Diversion Structrue, Snettisham Transmission Line, Southeast Alaska , Proc. International Snow Science Workshop, Anchorage, AK.
  3. Wilbur, C., A.I. Mears, D. LaRue, and Bill Glude, 2010, A Light-weight Splitting Wedge to Protect Tower 4/6 Snettisham Transmission Line, Southeast Alaska, Proc. International Snow Science Workshop, Squaw Valley, California, pp. 258-262.
  4. Mears, A.I. and C. Wilbur, 2008, A Case Study in Avalanche Risk Tolerance in Two Transmission Lines: 1) Colorado, USA and 2) Eastern Iceland, Proc. International Snow Science Workshop, Whistler, British Columbia, pp. 209-214.
  5. Wilbur, Chris & Gillam, Mary, 2002, Fire Impacts on Geologic Hazards - The Bircher Fire at Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado Geological Survey Durango Geoconference, David Noe, editor.
  6. Wilbur, Chris, 1996, Assessment of Debris Fan Hazards at Rico Colorado, American Society of Civil Engineers Specialty Conf. on Uncertainty in the Geologic Environment, Madison, WI, ASCE Publications.
  7. Wilbur, C. & Amadei, B., The Influence of Normal Stress on Fracture Transmissivity, U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium, Golden, CO, Balkema Press, 1990.


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