Against the background of global climate change, we may ask which skiing areas can still be considered to offer reliable snow covers in a warmer future, and which areas will cease to be suppliers in the winter tourism industry due to insufficient snow covers. Furthermore, we may inquire as to the strategies and measures that may be taken to adapt to this development, which is problematic both from a regional and national economic point of view.

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Elsasser, H.
Messerli, P.
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2001
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Elsasser, H.; Messerli, P. (2001). The Vulnerability of the Snow Industry in the Swiss Alps. in: Mountain Research and Development, Vol 21, No 4, Nov 2001: 335–339.

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