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Geoprevent in Brazil

Geoprevent in Brazil

In cooperation with Geobrugg, our CEO Lorenz Meier and Head of Customer Solutions Gian Darms visited Brazil last week. They gave presentations on automated natural hazard monitoring systems for several mining companies in the Minera Gerais region. The Swiss delegation...

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Alarm on the mountain – article in science magazine

Alarm on the mountain – article in science magazine

The German science magazine Bild der Wissenschaft has published a comprehensive article on our monitoring system of Bis glacier at the Swiss village Randa. The article also describes the technologies applied to monitor the glacier and to detect ice and snow avalanches...

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Fancy a cool job? We are searching…

Fancy a cool job? We are searching…

The German science magazine Bild der Wissenschaft has published a comprehensive article on our monitoring system of Bis glacier at the Swiss village Randa. The article also describes the technologies applied to monitor the glacier and to detect ice and snow avalanches...

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Weisshorn hanging glacier: Monitoring at 4133 m a.s.l.

Weisshorn hanging glacier: Monitoring at 4133 m a.s.l.

Winter is only halfway through and our avalanche radars in the northern hemisphere have already detected over 400 avalanches! The heavy snowfalls in the first half of January caused many spontaneous and artificially triggered avalanches in the Alps. But also in...

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Bondo monitoring one year after the large rock avalanche

Bondo monitoring one year after the large rock avalanche

The 22nd ISSW (International Snow Science Workshop) took place in Innsbruck from 7 to 12 October 2018. The world's largest conference in the field of snow and avalanches brings together practitioners and researchers from all over the world every two years. As a main...

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Web developer (50-80%)

Web developer (50-80%)

After the big rock avalanche at Pizzo Cengalo on August 23, 2017 and several subsequent, powerful debris flows, we expanded natural hazard monitoring in Bondo on behalf of the forestry and natural hazards office, canton Grisons. Since September 2017 (see news entry)...

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GEOSummit Switzerland 2018

GEOSummit Switzerland 2018

The third winter of avalanche radar operation for avalanche detection in Zermatt was an extraordinary one with record-breaking snowfalls and extreme avalanche situations. The two avalanche radars counted a total of 244 avalanches in the Lüegetli and Schusslobina...

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Geopraevent at EGU 2018 in Vienna

Geopraevent at EGU 2018 in Vienna

GEOSummit 2018 took place in Berne from 5 - 7 June 2018 according to the motto "the digital living space". The congress brings together experts from geomatics and geoinformation and considers different groups in the field of geoinformation, technology and innovation...

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Geopraevent is Main Sponsor at ISSW 2018

Geopraevent is Main Sponsor at ISSW 2018

The German science magazine Bild der Wissenschaft has published a comprehensive article on our monitoring system of Bis glacier at the Swiss village Randa. The article also describes the technologies applied to monitor the glacier and to detect ice and snow avalanches...

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Power supply at freezing temperatures and in deep snow

Power supply at freezing temperatures and in deep snow

...a senior system engineer (80-100%), an automation engineer (80%) and an office manager (50%)! Would you like to combine work in the office and the outdoors and solve real problems? Then find out more about our open positions! Senior System Engineer (80-100%) You...

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More than 40 avalanches in 24 h on the way to Zermatt

More than 40 avalanches in 24 h on the way to Zermatt

In cooperation with Geobrugg, our CEO Lorenz Meier and Head of Customer Solutions Gian Darms visited Brazil last week. They gave presentations on automated natural hazard monitoring systems for several mining companies in the Minera Gerais region. The Swiss delegation...

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Monitoring of instabilities: HD-camera vs radar

Monitoring of instabilities: HD-camera vs radar

On Tuesday night, 2 July 2019, a large, unstable section in the northern slope of Trift Glacier at Weissmies, Switzerland, broke off. Several days before, the image analysis of our deformation camera showed a significant acceleration of the affected area and indicated...

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Radar system monitors Pizzo Cengalo, Bondo

Radar system monitors Pizzo Cengalo, Bondo

...a senior system engineer (80-100%), an automation engineer (80%) and an office manager (50%)! Would you like to combine work in the office and the outdoors and solve real problems? Then find out more about our open positions! Senior System Engineer (80-100%) You...

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Scientific article on ice avalanches at Eiger glacier

Scientific article on ice avalanches at Eiger glacier

  Our alarm and monitoring system are frequently located in very remote areas from where they observe avalanche slopes, unstable rock faces, glacial lakes or other areas at risk of natural hazards. System operation requires power for  measurement instruments and...

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Electronics Engineer (80-100%)

Electronics Engineer (80-100%)

The article published in the journal Cold Regions Science and Technology describes the avalanche and glaciological situation at the hanging glacier on the Eiger west face in the Swiss Alps, the gateway to a major tourist destinations named Jungfraujoch. The historic...

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