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Geoinformation and climate

How have our glaciers changed in extent over the past few decades? How do monthly and annual averages of temperature and precipitation at a particular location change over time? Geoinformation also provides important bases for climate research.

28.06.2021 | www.geo.admin.ch

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In addition, geoinformation also provides basic information for concrete measures in the field of climate protection, e.g. by showing the potential of a site for the generation of solar, wind or geothermal energy.

Below are some examples of the possibilities of using geoinformation in the federal map viewer for climate change analysis:

This news article is published as part of a series on possible contributions of geoinformation to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the UN's 17 "Sustainable Development Goals".

The 13th goal, "Climate Action", aims to take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

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