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19.10.2016: For a Rio de Janeiro started a photo documentation project on its development over the last 150 years. To elaborate transitions from historic photographs it is applying a method developed at WSL in Cadenazzo. More
The WSL and SLF are engaged in research to measure and pinpoint the country's snow and water resources, and to forecast future variances giving due consideration to the impact of climate change. A conference on this subject for practitioners and researchers took place at the end of November.