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The night sky over Zimmerwald

On a hill near Bern lies the Zimmerwald geostation. It is the fundamental point for the Swiss geographical survey.

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The colloquia for the winter semester 2022/2023 will start in December

They consist of a series of lectures followed by a discussion on topics chosen by the various swisstopo domains.

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The unique Switzerland

The unique Switzerland

Discover the beautiful or mysterious objects that are hidden in the aerial images of swisstopo.

Photograms – an Ever-Growing Treasure

Photograms – an Ever-Growing Treasure

For over 100 years, swisstopo has been surveying Switzerland. The resulting photograms form a historical treasure. Image measurement (photogrammetry) opens up new doors for research.

Depicting Switzerland’s terrain

Depicting Switzerland’s terrain

The "Folio" by swisstopo is published annually and is dedicated to one focus topic. For 2022, the main topic is the unique professions at swisstopo.

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16.11.2022

swissSURFACE3D Raster Update
Soubey on the banks of the Doubs

As of today, swissSURFACE3D Raster ist available for the canton of Jura.

11.11.2022

swissSURFACE3D Update
St-Ursanne on the banks of the Doubs

As of now, our LiDAR data for the canton of Jura are available.

04.11.2022

SMV10 and SMV25 Update
SMV25-10-Update 11 2022

The 2022 edition of the national vector maps Swiss Map Vector 10 and 25 is now available with updated data.

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