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UNIZH - PGD

University of Zurich - Department of Geography - Physical Geography Division

 
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 Name UNIZH - PGD
 Full Name University of Zurich - Department of Geography - Physical Geography Division
 Country Switzerland
 Type of organisation Research Organisation
 Address Physical Geography Division
Department of Geography
University of Zurich - Irchel
Winterthurerstr. 190
CH-8057 Zurich
Switzerland
 Web Site http://www.geo.unizh.ch/phys/
 Organisation Description The Department of Geography, University of Zurich, belongs to the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. It is the largest Geography Department in Switzerland and offers a wide range of teaching and research facilities.
It is divided into six divisions:
  • Physical Geography
  • Human Geography
  • Economic Geography
  • Remote Sensing Laboratories
  • Geographic Information Visualization & Analysis
  • Geographic Information Systems
The Physical Geography Division is grouped as follows:
  • Glaciology and Geomorphodynamics
  • Soil Science and Biogeography

High-mountains and Ice-Age conditions are central points of geomorphological and glaciological research in the Physical Geography Section. Process-oriented studies mainly concentrate on climate-related issues and natural hazards.

 Number of Projects 1
 Projects GlobGlacier : EO based services for glacier monitoring
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