Deep Snow

Deep Learning for Snow Monitoring

Together with the EcoVision Lab at ETH Zurich, the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, MountaiNow and Outdooractive, ExoLabs develops an advanced deep learning approach for highly accurate snow depth estimations on a daily basis. 

This project is realised in the framework of an Innosuisse project. 

Partners: Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, ETH Zurich, MountaiNow, Outdooractive, Innosuisse

 

News

Deep Snow Accepted for Funding

March 2020

Together with the EcoVision Lab at ETH Zurich, the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, MountaiNow and Outdooractive, ExoLabs develops an advanced deep learning approach for highly accurate snow depth estimations on a daily basis. This project is realised in the framework of an Innosuisse project.

 

Partners

ExoLabs

Main implementation partner

ExoLabs mission is to provide state-of-the-art and user-friendly EO products and services across various spatial and temporal scales.


The team of ExoLabs is entrepreneurial and agile, developing innovative solutions and achieving high performance to meet the broad range of their clients’ needs by using leading-edge technology and best practices.

ETH Zurich
EcoVision Lab

Main research partner

ETHZ EcoVision has a strong background in developing deep learning approaches for satellite image interpretation. 

Examples include counting trees of sub-pixel size at a species-specific level in Sentinel 2 satellite images at country- scale and learning aerial image segmentation from online maps.

SLF

Research partner

The WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF belongs to the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape. 
The research focuses on snow, its interaction with the atmosphere, the formation, movement and impact of snow avalanches and other mass movements, avalanche mitigation in view of integrated risk management, permafrost and mountain ecosystems.

MountaiNow

Implementation partner

MountaiNow is a next-generation platform for collecting and sharing outdoor information in real-time. To the user, it takes the form of a live map featuring geo-localized field conditions and hazards. Combining crowd-sourcing with Big Data analytics, this collaborative platform offers a new kind of information for improving outdoor safety and adapting to climate change.

Outdooractive

Application partner

Outdooractive is Europe's leading provider of technology and cartography for tourism. The products enable destinations and companies to visualize content with a unique map solution for web, app and print. On the Outdooractive platform the contents of the partners and community members are connected.

 

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