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Course for teachers

Places available

22.12.2014 - The SLF offers a continuing education course on „Snow and Avalanches“ for grammar school teachers (in German). here are still a few places to sign up for spontaneously. More

Avalanche warning

19.12.2014 - With immediate effect the SLF is once again publishing the avalanche bulletin and interactive danger map twice a day, at 8 am and 5 pm. These products are available both on the SLF website and with the White Risk app. More

Avalanche accidents

16.12.2014 - Why are there so many severe accidents in Valais and the Grisons? An analysis of avalanche accidents in the Swiss Alps. More



Snow physics

A look behind the scenes
Blick hinter die Kulissen

03.12.2014 - Researching snow structures in minute detail would be impossible without smart technology. The SLF has a variety of measuring methods at its disposal which are suitable to the task. More


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

Avalanche bulletins

Danger for Monday, 22 December 2014

Edition: 22.12, 08:00

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