Avalanche Map Viewer | Icelandic Met Office
 Avalanche Map Viewer
Welcome to the Avalanche Map Viewer of the Icelandic Meteorological Office

The Avalanche Map Viewer is intended to facilitate the access to snow pack information and avalanche records that IMO collects.
Visitors are encouraged to read the user guide to get familiar with the application and keep informed of the latest changes.


Users can measure lengths or areas and find out point coordinates.

The viewer has been designed to be used with desktop and laptop computers. Users may experience problems with tablets and smartphones.

Due to maintenance operations, satellite imagery is temporarily unavailable as a base layer, please use the basemap instead.


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Avalanche Map Viewer
North Vestfirðir
South Vestfirðir
Ólafsvík
Reykhólasveit
Fjallabyggð
Austfirðir
Vík í Mýrdal
Akureyri

Bíldudalur

Bolungarvík

Drangsnes
Risk map  

Eskifjörður

Fáskrúðsfjörður

Flateyri

Hnífsdalur

Ísafjörður

Kirkjubæjarklaustur
Risk map  

Kjalarnes (Reykjavík)
Risk map  

Mosfellsbær
Risk map  

Neskaupstaður

Ólafsfjörður

Ólafsvík

Patreksfjörður

Seyðisfjörður

Siglufjörður

Súðavík

Suðureyri

Tálknafjörður

Þingeyri

Vík í Mýrdal
Base layers
Imagery
Imagery with place names
Basemap
Basemap with place names
Feature layers
Legend

Snow sensor sm4
Automatic station
Snow ruler
Disabled station
Measured in the field
Certain
Inaccurate
Uncertain
In ocean, lake, or equivalent
Annual risk 0.3-1
Annual risk 1.0-3
Annual risk >3
Risk zone closure
Assessed area

Risk isolines, after structural mitigation*
Annual risk 3
Annual risk 1
Annual risk 0.3

Risk isolines, before structural mitigation**
Annual risk 0.3
Annual risk 1.0
Annual risk 3.0

*or with inclusion of the impact of forest vegetation

**or without inclusion of the impact of forest vegetation

Evacuation zone ID
Evacuation lines:
Evacuation stage I
Evacuation stage I K
Evacuation stage II
Evacuation stage II K
Evacuation stage II/II krapi
Evacuation stage II 1/2
Evacuation stage III
Evacuation stage III K
Evacuation stage III/III krapi
Evacuation zones boundary
Evacuation stage split
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Ofanflóðakortasjá 2.0 © Icelandic Met Office 2012-2014
Features copyrighted material © CNES 2002-2007, Distribution Spot Image S.A., France, all rights reserved | © NLSI 2011
Ofanflóðakortasjá 1.0 © Icelandic Met Office 2012-2014
Features copyrighted material © CNES 2002-2007, Distribution Spot Image S.A., France, all rights reserved | © NLSI 2011