WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF Link zu SLF Hauptseite Link zu WSL Hauptseite
 

News

Book on snow

Public reading in Davos

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

Avalanche warning

07.11.2014 - With immediate effect the SLF is once again publishing the avalanche bulletin with the interactive danger map. These products are available both on the SLF website and with the White Risk app. 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 Monday, 24 November 2014

Edition: 22.11, 17:00

Icon map