The federal environmental authority. It is responsible for ensuring that natural resources are used sustainably, that the public is protected against natural hazards, and that the environment is protected from unacceptable adverse impacts.

12 datasets found

  • Map of seismic subsoil categories according to the standard SIA 261

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Subsoil classes are one of the parameter required to determine the earthquake loads on a structure according to the standard SIA 261. Standard SIA 261 defines six subsoilclasses...

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  • Perimeters of existing spectral micro-zoning studies

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Perimeters for which a spectral seismic micro-zonation study is available with links to further information. The amplification of seismic waves through the local geology is mode...

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  • State of natural hazard mapping (Cantons): Avalanches

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Hazard maps indicate the locations in Switzerland where settlements are threatened by floods, avalanches, landslides and fall processes. Currently, 98% of the area to be mapped ...

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  • Map of past earthquakes in Switzerland and neighbouring regions

    Geography, Territory and environment

    ECOS09 is the earthquake catalogue of Switzerland and bordering regions. It integrates the following sources: - Macroseismic Earthquake Catalogue of Switzerland (MECOS 02) with ...

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  • State of natural hazard mapping (Communes): Floods

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Hazard maps indicate the locations in Switzerland where settlements are threatened by floods, avalanches, landslides and fall processes. Currently, 98% of the area to be mapped ...

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  • Map of the recent earthquakes (last 90 days) in and around Switzerland

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The map of the earthquakes of the last 90 days shows the current seismic activity in Switzerland and the nearby regions recorded by the Swiss Seismological Service at the ETH Zu...

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  • State of natural hazard mapping (Cantons): Landslides

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Hazard maps indicate the locations in Switzerland where settlements are threatened by floods, avalanches, landslides and fall processes. Currently, 98% of the area to be mapped ...

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  • State of natural hazard mapping (Cantons): Floods

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Hazard maps indicate the locations in Switzerland where settlements are threatened by floods, avalanches, landslides and fall processes. Currently, 98% of the area to be mapped ...

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    • SERVICE
  • State of natural hazard mapping (Communes): Landslides

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Hazard maps indicate the locations in Switzerland where settlements are threatened by floods, avalanches, landslides and fall processes. Currently, 98% of the area to be mapped ...

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  • State of natural hazard mapping (Communes): Fall processes

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Hazard maps indicate the locations in Switzerland where settlements are threatened by floods, avalanches, landslides and fall processes. Currently, 98% of the area to be mapped ...

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  • State of natural hazard mapping (Communes): Avalanches

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Hazard maps indicate the locations in Switzerland where settlements are threatened by floods, avalanches, landslides and fall processes. Currently, 98% of the area to be mapped ...

    • ZIP
    • SHAPEFILE
    • SERVICE
  • State of natural hazard mapping (Cantons): Fall processes

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Hazard maps indicate the locations in Switzerland where settlements are threatened by floods, avalanches, landslides and fall processes. Currently, 98% of the area to be mapped ...

    • ZIP
    • SHAPEFILE
    • SERVICE