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Snow, Ice and Avalanche applications 6.5
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SNAPS will contribute towards safer and more efficient transport system in the northern periphery

Synopsis:
The SNAPS project will focus on snow and avalanche services for transport infrastructure in selected areas within the Northern Periphery in Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Finland. Avalanche forecasting systems for transport authorities will be developed from scratch in some areas and existing services improved in other areas. The result will be a sim... More...
Aim & Objectives:
The overall abjective of the SNAPS project is to improve accessibility in remote northerly areas by increasing the safety as well as the efficiency of transport on roads, railroads and winter roads that are affected by severe weather, snow, snow melting and snow and slush avalanches. This will benefit societies in affected areas and contribute towa... More...
Expected Outcomes:
The avalanche forecasting services will result in better risk assessment and improve accessibility of information for decisions on road closures or other actions of risk prevention. More informative decisions will increase the safety of travellers, but it should also reduce the periods of unnecessary closures of the roads. In most cases public roa... More...
Details
Priority: 2. Sustainable development of natural and community resources
Objective: ii. Urban-rural development and promotion of heritage
Theme: Emergency, natural disasters, risk prevention, health

Total Budget: € 1 124 192
Total Funding Request: € 597 910

Start Date: 01/03/2011
End Date: 01/03/2014

Desk Officer Kirsti Mijnhijmer
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