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


Jordy Hendrikx

Email Addresses:

[email protected]

[email protected]


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)



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



International Snow Science Workshop 2016, Breckenridge, CO

Northern Rockies Avalanche Safety Workshop 2016, Whitefish, MT

MSU Avalanche Awareness Days 2016, Bozeman, MT



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.



Football Field Avalanche, Bridger Range Time Lapse Video – New Research at MSU,

Using Time-Lapse Photography to Monitor Avalanche Terrain on Saddle Peak,