Degree(s) Held:Diana Saly

B.S. Mathematics (Honors) – University of New Hampshire

B.A. Philosophy – University of New Hampshire

Degree Sought:

M.S. in Earth Sciences - Snow Science

Title of Research Project

Using Time-Lapse Photography to Monitor High-Use Backcountry Avalanche Terrain

Advisor:

Jordy Hendrikx

Email Addresses:

diana.saly@msu.montana.edu

dpsaly@gmail.com

 

Work Experience

Canadian Avalanche Association Member

Avalanche Course Instructor - Gallatin National Avalanche Center

Graduate Teaching Assistant, GIS and Earth Sciences – Montana State University

Crew Leader, Initial Attack Wildfire Firefighter - British Columbia Wildfire Service, Canada

Avalanche Technician - Avalanche Canada (2015, 2016)

 

Certifications

Canadian Avalanche Association (CAA) Industry Level 2

CAA Weather

CAA Avalanche Search and Rescue

CAA Industry Level 1

EMT, USA National and State of Montana

WCB Occupational First Aid Level 3 (Canadian Industry EMT certification)

Canadian Red Cross Health Care Provider CPR/AED Certified

 

Grants and Support

Avalanche Canada

American Avalanche Association

Olivia Buchanan Avalanche Education Fund

Cora Shea Memorial Scholarship

Bozeman Business and Professional Women Scholarship

MSU Jim Eddie Scholarship

MSU Graduate Teaching Assistantship

 

Presentations

International Snow Science Workshop 2016, Breckenridge, CO

Northern Rockies Avalanche Safety Workshop 2016, Whitefish, MT

MSU Avalanche Awareness Days 2016, Bozeman, MT

 

Publications

http://arc.lib.montana.edu/snow-science/item/2354

http://arc.lib.montana.edu/snow-science/item/2264

Saly, D., Hendrikx, J., Birkeland, K.W., Challender, S., and Leonard, T., 2016. The effects of compaction on snow stability. Proceedings of the 2016 International Snow Science Workshop, Breckenridge, Colorado.

Saly, D., Hendrikx, J., Johnson, J., and Richmond, D., 2016. Using time-lapse photography to monitor avalanche terrain. Proceedings of the 2016 International Snow Science Workshop, Breckenridge, Colorado.

 

Videos

Football Field Avalanche, Bridger Range Time Lapse Video – New Research at MSU, https://youtu.be/cipDJANpp-A

Using Time-Lapse Photography to Monitor Avalanche Terrain on Saddle Peak, https://youtu.be/IinCsz4yS0I