RockTheAlps: Harmonized ROCKfall natural risk and protection forest mapping in THE ALPine Space (ASP462)

The overall objective of the project RockTheAlps is to reinforce and strengthen the implementation of rockfall risk prevention policy and mitigation strategy support in line with a sustainable forest management approach. For achieving that objective, the first harmonized rockfall natural risk and protection forest mapping for the entire Alpine Space will be provided.

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Class National project
Status Completed (31/10/2019)
Type European Research Projects
Lenght 36 months

National research institute of science and technology for environment and agriculture - IRSTEA


Politecnico di Torino – Department of Environment, Land and Infrastructure Eng. (DIATI); Slovenian Forest Service (SFS); University of Lubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Dept. For Forestry and Renewable Resources (UL); Slovenian Forestry Institute (SFI); University of Padua (UNIPD); University of Turin Dept. Of Agricultural forest and food Sciences (DISAFA); Regional agency for Services in Agriculture and Forest, Lombardia REgion (ERSAF), Autonomous province of Trento, Forest and Wildlife dept. (PAT SFF); Federal Research and Training Centre for forests, Natural Hazards and Landscape (BFW); Austrian Federal Ministery of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management – Forest department section III/4 (BMLFUW); French Geological Survey (BRGM); Alp’Géorisques; Bavarian State Institute of Forestry – Department of Sylviculture and Mountain Forest (LWF); Bern University of Applied Sciences – Department of Forest Sciences (BFH HALF)

Funding Body

Programma Alpine Space

Budget Total amount (ERDF): 1.856.844,40 €
Politecnico: 147.045,45 €
Web site RockTheAlps_Alpine Space