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Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) today announced the launch of its Climate Change Resilience Services to help businesses better prepare for current and future risks associated with climate change.
Zurich Insurance Group Limited
Cover - Switzerland VNR MTR
2022
Switzerland's Voluntary National Report for the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (MTR SF).
Switzerland - government
With a view to capitalising on this potential for monitoring purposes, researchers at the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF have developed a method to automatically, quickly and reliably map avalanches in optical satellite images.
WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF
Co-authored by over 30 international experts, a policy brief led by UNIGE and the GSPI recommends leveraging Switzerland’s scientific and diplomatic role in One Health.
University of Geneva
Researchers from the University of Zurich have analyzed the frequency, intensity and length of such extreme events for five Swiss cities. Lugano and Geneva would be most affected.
University of Zurich
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