A graduate in Environmental Economics and Policies and ski instructor, Elena Durando collaborates, thanks to the “Talents of Civil Society 2017” research fellowship, with the Montagna Sicura Foundation to investigate the effects of climate change on winter tourism. She is particularly interested in remote sensing techniques and geographic information systems (GIS).

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[…]