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swisstopo Folio

The "Folio" by swisstopo is published annually and is dedicated to one focus topic. For 2021, the main topic is the unique professions at swisstopo..

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Swisstopo Folio 2022

In addition to the print edition of the folio, the folio articles are also available here on the swisstopo website in a detailed version.

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Locating the country’s borders

Locating the country’s borders

As the official responsible for surveying Switzerland’s national borders, Alain Wicht spends a great deal of time in the field, in addition to working in his office and in the diplomatic arena. His versatility provides him with some memorable moments in his daily professional life.

Two specialists surveying the underground

Two specialists surveying the underground

Swisstopo geologists Eva Kurmann-Matzenauer and Salomè Signer are comprehensively studying the underground. They are developing 3-D models and thus creating solid bases for future utilisation of the realm beneath the surface.

Custodian of the national survey

Custodian of the national survey

When measurement devices receive data from satellites every second, this means that Switzerland is being surveyed. Astronomer Elmar Brockmann is responsible for monitoring the highly-complex system and verifying every measured millimetre.

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