Automated snow Avalanche 3D mapping using object-based analysis and near-infrared aerial imagery in ArcGIS
Snow avalanches are one of the most hazardous winter phenomena that occur in mountainous areas. They are dangerous to human lives, especially in tourist areas used as ski resorts.
The Alps are the highest mountains in Europe. They are located across seven countries, but Switzerland is where the highest mountains ranges with the steepest slopes occur. On the scheme map and the pie chart below, we see that the Alps constitute a large part of Switzerland.