Space-Time Visualization

Recently we have made a short demo of the space-time visualisation tool developed by the Swiss Territorial Data Lab (STDL – It allows to visualise a 35 years time-series of false-colour composites generated with the Swiss Data Cube over the Rhone glacier area. And here is the result:

Climate Change in the Alps – Rhône Glacier Melting

The Rhône Glacier is located in the Swiss Alps (Valais) and is known for being the source of the Rhône river, the primary tributary of Lake Léman (the largest lake in Switzerland). This glacier is a perfect example of the ongoing impacts of climate change in the Alps. Increasing temperatures are  gradually melting the ice …