Michael Bründl

Dr. Michael Bründl
Group Leader Avalanche Dynamics and Risk Management
RU Avalanches and Prevention
Institut für Schnee- und Lawinenforschung, SLF
Flüelastrasse 11
CH-7260 Davos Dorf

Phone: +41 (0) 81 417 01 72
Phone2: +41 (0) 81 417 01 11
E-mail: bruendl(at)slf.ch
URL Institution: www.slf.ch
Personal URL: link

Key Publications of Michael Bründl (up to ten) :
Bründl, M.; Margreth, S., 2015: Integrative risk management: The example of snow avalanches. [Chapter 9] In: Haeberli, W.; Whiteman, C. (eds) Snow and Ice-Related Hazards, Risks and Disasters. Amsterdam, Elsevier. 263-301.
Bründl, M., 2015: Analyses of natural disasters and their contribution to changes in natural hazard management in Switzerland. In: Egner, H.; Schorch, M.; Voss, M. (eds) Learning and Calamities. Practices, Interpretations, Patterns. Routledge studies in environment, culture, and society, vol. 3. New York, Routledge. 199-215.
Bründl, M.; Ettlin, L., 2014: Assessing the Economic Efficiency of Local Structural Protection Measures - Prevent-Building - A Tool for Building Insurances. In: Fujita, M. (ed) INTERPRAEVENT2014 in the Pacific Rim. Natural Disaster Mitigation to Establish Society with the Resilience. Extended Abstracts of the INTERPRAEVENT2014 in the Pacific Rim, November 25-28, 2014 in Nara, Japan. Nara Japan, International Research Society INTERPRAEVENT. 7 p.
Bründl, M. and Heil, B., 2011. Reliability analysis of the Swiss avalanche warning system. In: M.H. Faber, J. Köhler and K. Nishijima (Editors), Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering. Taylor&Francis Group, London, pp. 881-887.
Bründl, M., Romang, H.E., Bischof, N. and Rheinberger, C.M., 2009. The risk concept and its application in natural hazard risk management in Switzerland. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 9(3): 801-813.
Rheinberger, C.M., Bründl, M. and Rhyner, J., 2009. Dealing with the White Death: Avalanche Risk Management for Traffic Routes. Risk Analysis, 29(1): 76-94.
Bründl, M., Etter, H.-J., Steiniger, M., Klingler, C., Rhyner, J. and Ammann, W.J., 2004. IFKIS – a basis for managing avalanche risk in settlements and on roads in Switzerland. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 4: 257–262.

Expertise of Michael Bründl:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeApplied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Topic CryosphereSnow Cover
Topic SocietyPerception / Behaviour / Attitudes
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleRegional
National / Cultural
Local / Community
MethodsApplied Research / Technology
Integrated Assessment
Program Coordination / Management

Specialties of Michael Bründl:
Event Analyses (Avalanche Winter, Floods, Storms). Methods and Software Tools Risk Assessment, Economic Assessment of Mitigation Measures. Early Warning Systems, Risk Communication, Resilience, Risk Perception, Climate Change Impacts.

Last update: 11/20/20
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2021)
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