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Field trip to Großarl and Kleinarl

On August 22nd and 23rd the Z_GIS Land@Slide team conducted a field trip to the Großarl valley and the Kleinarl valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg. Both valleys were strongly affected by landslides and debris flows that were triggered by heavy rainfalls at the beginning of August 2017. Several roads and trails were destroyed and blocked, particularly […]

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Land@Slide Final Meeting

The Land@Slide Final Review Meeting was held in Salzburg on August 16, 2017. Z_GIS, GRID-IT and the GBA presented and reflected the project achievements and discussed the final steps. The project partners appreciated the good and constructive cooperation and the positive feedback from the FFG representative regarding the project achievements. The project consortium has a […]

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EGU Outstanding Student Poster and PICO (OSPP) Award

Florian Albrecht received an Outstanding Student Poster and PICO (OSPP) Award at the EGU General Assembly 2017 for the poster presentation “Validating the usability of an interactive Earth Observation based web service for landslide investigation” that he prepared together with his co-authors Elisabeth Weinke, Clemens Eisank, Filippo Vecchiotti, Daniel Hölbling, Barbara Friedl, and Arben Kociu. […]

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Land@Slide at the SmartSummer

Florian Albrecht presented Land@Slide at the opening of the SmartSummer at the Residenz in Salzburg. SmartSummer is a Summer School for teenagers that raises interest to technical professions, including robotics, internet technologies, science and development. At the opening, the SmartSummer participants and the guests from local politics, schools and commerce had the opportunity to visit […]

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Partner Meeting at AGIT

During the AGIT conference in Salzburg at the beginning of July 2017, Z_GIS and GRID-IT met for a brief Land@Slide project meeting. The project partners discussed the upcoming final tasks and in particular the validation of the Land@Slide service.  

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Presentation at AGIT 2017

Elisabeth Weinke presents the Land@Slide Service at the AGIT conference in Salzburg, Austria, on the 5th of July 2017. In her presentation she shows the technical development and the concept of the interactive web-based landslide service and discusses its potentials for a Copernicus downstream service. The AGIT 2017 provides a great opportunity to meet interested […]

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Presentation at World Landslide Forum

Filippo Vecchiotti from the GBA gave a presentation at the 4th World Landslide Forum in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on May 31, 2017. Considering both the high susceptibility to landslides of mountainous areas in Austria and the availability of GEORIOS (an almost complete landslide inventory), he proposed a multi-sensor nationwide a priori PSI visibility map in order […]

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New Journal Article Published

A new journal article entitled “Comparing Manual and Semi-Automated Landslide Mapping Based on Optical Satellite Images from Different Sensors” has recently been published in Geosciences. In this paper we apply OBIA for detecting and delineating landslides in selected study areas in Austria and Italy using optical Earth Observation (EO) data from different sensors (Landsat 7, SPOT-5, […]

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Land@Slide User/Validation Workshop

A user/validation workshop on May 18th in Salzburg, organised by the Land@Slide project team, aimed to bring together experts from regional and national authorities who require information on landslides for managing related damages and risks. In their role as users, they evaluated the pre-operational landslide web mapping service and provided valuable feedback for the achieved state […]

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Land@Slide at EGU 2017

The EGU General Assembly 2017 in Vienna, Austria, 23-28 April, is an ideal platform to disseminate project findings and to establish new contacts with scientists from all over the world. The Land@Slide team presents several posters at this conference. One poster shows an overview of the whole Land@Slide service (Towards an EO-based LandslideWeb Mapping and […]

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