The primary purpose of the EAWS is to support its members in preventing loss of life and damage due to avalanches by providing society with efficient and effective avalanche forecasting and warning services.
European Avalanche Warning Services
Developing standards, best practice guidelines and recommendations for avalanche warning services
Exchanging expertise and promoting staff training
Fostering cooperation between neighbouring services and promoting collaboration between Members
Enhancing the communication and awareness about the avalanche danger to all the categories of users through avalanche bulletins, new forecasting products and common standards and terminology
Liaising with other relevant organisations and engaging in strategic relationships and alliances with those that share the objectives of the EAWS
Ensuring that all programs, services, and materials are based on current research and scientific evidence
The primary purpose of European Avalanche Warning Services (EAWS) is to support its Members in preventing the loss of lives and damage due to avalanches by providing the society with efficient and effective avalanche forecasting and warning services.