Avalanche

Avalanche

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Measuring devices are once again being temporarily installed on the slopes of Dürrboden in Davos for the winter. These devices are used to automatically detect avalanches and will help improve future avalanche bulletins.
WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF
A new sensor for daily snow cover tracking could make winter a lot less challenging.
Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique
2021

The Summary of the Guidelines presented here is the outcome of the work of the Task Force on Climate Change (CC) of the Italian Presidency of the Alpine Convention. The initiative launched during its mandate (2013-2014) is based on the need to implement

Alpine Convention, the
The University of Zurich have now analyzed the causes, scope and impact of the Himalayan landslide as part of an international collaboration.
Swiss Federal Research Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL
More than 12,000 deaths have already been attributed to glacial lake outburst floods worldwide
Guardian, the (UK)
2019

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
Based on the five-level European avalanche danger scale, the avalanche warning services of all European countries assign one of the danger levels to the current situation.
WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF
Climate change played a part in the Chamoli Disaster and that governments should reconsider setting up hydroelectric projects in the higher Himalayas.
The Wire