Different Approaches of Rockfall Susceptibility Maps in Lower Austria

  • Herwig ProskeEmail author
  • Christian Bauer
  • Klaus Granica


Within the frame of the ongoing project MoNOE (Development of Methods for Modelling Natural Hazards in the Province of Lower Austria) the generation of an indicative multi-hazard map to be used as a scientific reference for regional policies of land use management is one of the main objectives. The applicability and reliability of two relatively simple GIS-based approaches have been analysed aiming at the identification of areas which are potentially endangered by rockfall in a fast and cost-effective manner.


Rockfall LiDAR data Source zone Runout zone modelling 



The project MoNOE is funded by the Geological Survey and the Department of Spatial Planning and Regional Policy of the federal state government of Lower Austria.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Joanneum Research, Institute for Information and Communication TechnologiesGrazAustria

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