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West / Avalanches #195601

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 02, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Alta, UT: Bill Redeker) The avalanche season in the western United States featured; scenes shown from the Wasatch Mountains of Utah; details given of the human cause for more slides. [Buried alive teen Nate LLOYD - describes an avalanche.] Special system that predicts avalanches and new technology to control snow packs via triggered avalanches detailed. [United States Air Force avalanche scientist Karl BIRKELAND - talks about the research.] [Snowbird Ski Resort Bob BLACK, Snowbasin Ski Resort Mike JENKINS - describe avalanche control.]

Jennings, Peter;
Redeker, Bill

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