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The document is mainly addressed to decision-makers, especially those working in the areas of civil protection and preparedness (e.g. avalanche warnings, preparation for possible perils, adaptation measures implemented as response to a past event) and it can also be of interest for governmental bodies such as the Governor of Svalbard. In addition, it can be extended to other sectors including urban planning (e.g delimitation of risk zones for landslides and avalanches, wildlife protection (e.g. prediction of rain-on-snow events resulting in ice-encrusted pastures and reindeer mass starvation), agriculture (e.g. ice-encrusted crops and mould formation), tourism (e.g. planning of leisure activities like snow-mobile driving, dog-sledging, hiking, etc. and account for activity changes or cancellations) or health (e.g. psychological challenges coming with climate changes)./p>

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