What would be considered a snow-sparse winter of today’s climate is projected to become quite average or even snow abundant in the future. Less snow not only affects winter tourism.
Snow cover duration and maximum snow depth have been declining in the Swiss Alps since 1970. Most likely due to higher temperatures at all elevations in the Swiss Alps, especially during spring.Read more »
In the famous Austrian ski resort Lech this year’s ski season had a warm start. Could this warm start be a sign of things to come?Read more »
Climatic conditions might become more favorable for tourism in the north of Europe and less so in the south. Climate model projections for 2100Read more »
The vulnerability of the Pyrenean ski resorts to projected changes in the snowpack under various future climate scenarios has been analyzed. A shorter ski-season lengthRead more »
By the 2020s, the main beneficiary of the warming climate appears to be Finland, where the number of good months is projected to rise by one monthRead more »
The overall enhancement on summery tourist comfort in north-western European countries and the overall degradation in the Mediterranean could lead toRead more »
A future reduction in ski season length and a drop in the number of skiers have been projected for Andorra, especially at the lowest elevation ski resorts ...Read more »