• December, 2020: Scientific Paper about the movement and failure of the Veslemannen rockslide in Western Norway, including the deformation analysis of Geoprevent
  • June, 2020: Geoprevent alarm system detects rockfall on the Axenstrasse in real time: SRF (Swiss TV report with English subtitles); the road has been closed for security reason:
  • June, 2020: Innovative Geoprevent radar technology reduces avalanche risk on Highway 37A (British Columbia, Canada): BC Gov News, MoTI Blog, MoTI Image Gallery; New avalanche detection system reduces related road closures near Bear Pass over 40%:
  • May, 2020: European Geosciences Union EGU presents Rockfall Alarm System with Automatic Road Closure/Reopening
  • January, 2020: Hexagon strengthens its suite of natural hazard monitoring and alarm solutions with the acquisition of Geoprevent:


  • December, 2019: Geoprevent installs the world’s largest and most extensive avalanche detection network in Canada (Snow Brains, and helps to decrease the Trans Canada Highway 1 avalanche closure time by more than one third (Revelstoke Review)
  • October, 2019: Rockfall events in the Swiss Alps: The Guardian reports about unstable Piz Cengalo
  • October, 2019: Radar systems protect people in the Alps: The New York Times writes about Eiger Glacier, Trift Glacier, Taconnaz Glacier and Planpincieux Glacier
  • September, 2019: The New York Times writes about unstable rock “Little Man” in Norway: it finally comes off after years of surveillance
  • August, 2019: Successful business cooperation of Geobrugg and Geoprevent on slope instability in UK: Ground Engineering Blog
  • August, 2019: Axenstrasse is monitored by Geoprevent radar system:
  • July, 2019: How the village Brienz/Brinzauls prepares for a landslide: Reports on natural hazard processes and monitoring systemsNZZ (German)
  • May, 2019: the Trans-Canada highway running through Rogers Pass and Glacier National Park will be getting the world’s largest avalanche detection network: canada.caRevelstokemountaineer, CBC
  • March, 2019: Alarm on the mountain: In-depth article on the Randa glacier monitoring station, technologies applied and the work of Geoprevent in general: Bild der Wissenschaft (German)
  • November, 2018: Geoprevent at ISSW2018 in Innsbruck – Practice meets Theory: Seilbahnen International
  • October, 2018: Rockfall danger at Ochsenstock, Switzerland. Radar monitoring and camera system are from Geoprevent: Tages-Anzeiger (German)
  • January, 2018: Geoprevent is an expert for customised alarm and monitoring systems: Leica Customer Magazine
  • January, 2018: Very high risk of avalanche in the Matterhorn Valley (Zermatt): swissinfo




  • September, 2017: Radar system of Geoprevent monitors Piz Cengalo 24/7: swissinfo
  • September, 2017: Company profile in Tages-Anzeiger (German)
  • September, 2017: Glacier collapse of Trift Glacier/Weissmies, Saas Grund, with evacuation of 220 people: Sky NewsCTV NewsIndependent
  • August/September, 2017: Rock fall event at Pizzo Cengalo and debris flow in Bondo: New York TimesBBC
  • February, 2017: Short Portrait about innoative Swiss Start-Ups: CurrencyFair
  • January, 2017: Temporary Avalanche Alarm System in Rigopiano (Italy): ANSA with overview map (Italian), Meteoweb (Italian)
  • April, 2016: Rockfall at Galterntal: Tages-Anzeiger (German)
  • February, 2016: Avalanche detection radar Zermatt: swissinfo or the Blog of MatterhornChalet



2012 to 2015

  • November, 2014: The documentary film Killer Landslides by NOVA reports on our projects in Preonzo and Val Parghera. Watch on youtube, our part starts here.
  • August, 2013: One of the glacial lakes on Plaine Morte has drained, reported by Tages-Anzeiger (German)
  • July, 2012: Our work with the georadar in Gurtnellen [pdf] (German)
  • June, 2012: Newspaper article about the georadar at the Gurtnellen rock fall site [pdf] (German)

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