Now showing items 1-1 of 1
The application of unmanned aerial vehicles for snow avalanche search and rescue
(Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-06-01)
Snow avalanches claim in excess of 200 lives annually on a worldwide basis. However, since the invention of the first effective avalanche transceiver, the process of locating victims has remained fundamentally unchanged. Humans as a carrier for locating devices are perceived to be inefficient when moving over rugged avalanche debris, and potentially exposed to excessive risk from secondary avalanches. ...