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Snow and Atmosphere

The Research Unit investigates the physical properties of snow, soil and permafrost.

Dust avalanche (Photo: Michael Bründl / SLF)

Snow Avalanches and Prevention

The Research Unit investigates the formation and dynamics of avalanches.

Alpine Environment and Natural Hazards

The research unit studies mountain ecosystems, permafrost, alpine mass movements and remote sensing technologies.