Tyler Cruickshank is a physical scientist with degrees in geology and meteorology.
Tyler "Perls" his way through air quality modeling projects for the State of Utah
Salt Lake City. Tyler is also active in the avalanche and mountain meteorology
community. He has developed web based applications for the display of real-time
avalanche and mountain meteorology data for use by both professional avalanche
forecasters and the public. Tyler is also an instructor of mountain meteorology for
American Avalanche Institute in WIlson, Wyoming.
Articles by this author
An SVG Case Study: Integrated, Dynamic Avalanche Forecasting
Avid backcountry skiers Chris Cochella and Tyler Cruickshank were frustrated by
the irregular and distributed nature of avalanche danger information on the web, so
used Perl, MySQL and SVG to draw together an integrated avalanche forecasting