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Human experts will continue to produce the avalanche bulletin in future, but computer assessments based on weather data and other measurements have a valuable role to play as a “second opinion”.
WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF
Un plan d’eau a été installé dans la cour de l’Hepia, à la rue de la Prairie, pour montrer les services que peut rendre un tel bassin, entre rétention d’eau et havre pour la biodiversité.
Tribune de Genève, Edipresse Publications SA
Wastewater is a cost-effective tool and better indicator of SARS-CoV-2 epidemiology during periods of insufficient testing or high positivity rates.
Water Science Policy
Flooded weir at lake Lucerne
Large floods in mountain basins are becoming more frequent, a trend that is likely to continue with climate change, leading to changes in timing and amount of run-off in river basins.
Ambiental Technical Solutions Ltd
Computer simulations of snow cover can accurately forecast avalanche hazard, according to a new international study involving researchers from Simon Fraser University.
Simon Fraser University
Local hazard consultants in Switzerland – an innovative social learning element in a community of practice
This report discusses how hazard risk managers in Switzerland face multiple challenges due to increasing damage potential resulting from climate change.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)

The goal of this study is to improve the required understanding of the mechanisms that determine adherence to and acceptance of protective measures to provide a solid basis for interventions in a pandemic. To improve public health communication, it is

Social Science & Medicine (Elsevier)

This study assesses how trust and risk perception impacted the acceptance of government imposed COVID-19 measures in German-speaking Switzerland. The SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 has had a large impact on the lives of many people worldwide. The

Society for Risk Analysis

Since the end of the 1980s, average annual temperatures in the Espace Mont-Blanc (EMB) have risen between 0.2 and 0.5°C per decade. The rise in temperatures has primarily taken place in spring and summer. No significant trend has been observed in total

Espace Mont-Blanc
As climate change warms mountain regions, boulders and rocks which were long frozen into place are now being loosed and falling
Thomson Reuters