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Prognosen für Erdrutsche sind schwierig. Christian Huggel zu den tödlichen Hangrutschungen im Tessin. 20 Minuten, 18.11.2014 (PDF, 578 Kb)

Die wunderbare Welt der digitalen Karten? Karten sollen an die Aufnahmefähigkeit des Menschen angepasst sein, rät Sara Fabrikant im SRF-Artikel vom 13.11.2014

ICIMOD conference on Mountain People Adapting to Change in Kathmandu: Tobias Bolch noted the need for more detailed in situ and remote sensing-based studies. He said that the existing mitigation technologies should be transferred to the people at the grass-roots. Conf. Newsl. 10 Nov. 2014

Welcome to the Department of Geography

Globalization, climate change and mobile information societies are at the heart of research and teaching of Geographers at the University of Zurich. They engage with topics of public relevance, be it in Switzerland, in Los Angeles, in remote mountainous regions, in rural areas of the global south, or in cyberspace. Close cooperation with private and public organizations ensures that their findings have real societal benefits.


Department of Geography
University of Zurich - Irchel
Winterthurerstrasse 190
CH-8057 Zürich
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