A graduate in Civil-Hydraulic Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Turin and certified PMP and Ph.D. in Meteorology and Oceanography at the University of Toulon, Alessandro Pezzoli is a Confirmed University Researcher at the Inter-University Department of Regional and Urban Policies and Planning at the Polytechnic University of Turin and the University of Turin. Adjunct Professor of Weather Risk Management and Meteo-Hydrological Risk Assessment for Master’s Degree courses in Environmental, Cultural and Territorial Economics and in Geography and Territorial Sciences at the University of Turin. Head of the Human Bio-Meteorology and Bio-Climatology Research Unit (HBioMet) of DIST and Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society and of the Royal Geographical Society.

TECH | Sep 27, 2018

Avalanches: innovation helps risk management

Remote sensing, AI and Data Analysis at the service of the environment
When it comes to snow in the Alpine regions there are at least two meanings: "snow" understood as winter sports, fun, tourism and commerce, and "snow" as an atmospheric agent that can cause  avalanches, and consequently danger, risk management and research into safety. In recent few years much work has been done on supporting decision-makers in the management of territory and development of sustainable tourism, also and above all by resorting to technology. Projects carried out by the Montagna Sicura Foundation in Courmayeur on snow[…]