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News

New Book

Snow and Glacier Risks

25.11.2014 - Elsevier recently published the new book "Snow and Ice Related Hazards, Risks and Disasters". The SLF authored the chapters on avalanches and risk management. More

Book on snow

18.11.2014 - On the 24th of November the well-known actor Gian Rupf will be reading in German from the book 'SCHNEE' that SLF published last year. More

Practice meets Science

11.11.2014 - From the 23rd to 27th February 2015 SLF will be holding a first international snow and avalanche course for safety officers, avalanche forecasters and consulting engineers. The course is in English. The deadline for registration is on December 12th 2014. More

     

Research

Modeling

A cornerstone of the SLF
Modellieren

03.11.2014 - Today, computer models related work represents a significant part of the research performed at SLF. More

Wind erosion

01.10.2014 - This spring the SLF conducted full scale rock rolling experiments in the rockfall endangered areas of the Port Hills; and instructed the local engineering offices how to use the new RAMMS::Rockfall model. More

Rockfall prevention

11.09.2014 - This spring the SLF conducted full scale rock rolling experiments in the rockfall endangered areas of the Port Hills; and instructed the local engineering offices how to use the new RAMMS::Rockfall model. More

Avalanche bulletins

Danger through Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Edition: 24.11, 17:00

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