Field trip at Gadria (BZ, Italy) – 18 October 2019

The filed trip at Gadria is included in the conference fee, up to available places (first registered first served).

Tentative program

8.00: Bus leaves at the corner between Piazza Domenicani and the main building of University of Bozen-Bolzano.

9.15: Arrival in Allitz (Lasa). The meeting point for participants arriving with their own car is at the Gasthaus Sonneck (

9.15 – 10.00: Coffee and strudel (included in the field trip registration costs) and transfer by shuttles to the Gadria monitoring station. Delegates with their own car can drive up to the station (unpaved road, not for low clearance vehicles, 4WD not needed)

10.00 – 12.30: Visit to the monitoring installations (led by unibz and CNR IRPI)

12.30 – 13.30: Packed lunch

13.30 – 16.00: Split into two groups:

Group 1) Technical discussion on debris-flow monitoring (indoor, at Gasthaus Sonneck)

Group 2) Visit to the upper part of the basin (max 30 persons). Transfer by vans and then short walk (steep and slippery terrain)

16.00 – 16.30: Return to the bus in Allitz by shuttles.

16.30: Bus departure from Allitz

18.00: Arrival in Bolzano

Packed lunch for the day will be not provided by the organization. It has to be arranged by each participant on the previous days (stops to buy food on the way to the Gadria will be not possible due to time constraints). Food can be purchased in grocery shops and supermarkets in downtown Bolzano. Bring warm clothes for the field trip! Temperature might be close to 0°C plus wind chill in the upper basin. In Bolzano temperatures could be milder (10°-20° C). Hiking shoes are absolutely needed.