Art: to the extreme
South Tyrolean artist Peter Senoner artworks created in the terraXcube under extreme climatic conditions evoke altered habitats and resource scarcity. Three of these pieces are now returning to the terraXcube – permanently.
New radar system for snowpack analysis: first tests
A prototype radar system that instantly analyzes the composition of the snowpack during melting has recently been tested in terraXcube’s Large Cube. The system called “Snowave” was developed by the University of Pavia’s Microwave Laboratory and later improved and fine-tuned in part by the “CRIOSAR: SAR Applications to the Cryosphere” project funded by the Italian Space Agency with the involvement of the Eurac Research experts.
Up to 9,000 m.a.s.l: first free-flight drone tests in the Large Cube
Over the past few days, two types of MAVTechhttps://www.mavtech.eu/ company drones have been put through their paces to test their usability in high-altitude, complex alpine environments in the terraXcubehttps://terraxcube.eurac.edu/ . It was the first time our Large Cube was used to test drones in free flight.