Competences

Planetary-Scale Remote Sensing

Sound water resources planning and management require adequate data with sufficient spatial and temporal resolution. Free satellite data at a high spatial and temporal resolution has been a changemaker in many fields of water resources management.

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Non-Traditional Monitoring

Non-traditional monitoring via local involvement has experienced a renaissance with the utilization of new, high-tech and state-of-the-art data acquisition technologies. We have extensive experience in developing and implementing crowd-sensing campaigns.

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Hydrological Modeling

We cover the complete spectrum of hydrological modeling, including physically-based and empirical modeling approaches.

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Flood Modeling & Hazard Mapping

Floods are a common risk in Switzerland and many areas worldwide. The estimations of flood magnitudes and return periods are an important issue for local water resources and risk management.

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Climate Change & Impacts

Climate change poses substantial future risks to societies and ecosystems alike. With higher intensity weather and climate extremes and changes in their duration, impacts on water resources need to be well understood.

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Integrated Resources Management

IWRM is a process which promotes the coordinated development and management of water, land and related resources, to maximize the resultant economic and social welfare equitably without impairing ecosystems. We support IWRM in a holistic manner.

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