An international team of researchers has now been able to measure and simulate the resonant swaying of the Matterhorn.
Peter Bebi is the head of the CERC, the new SLF research centre combining expertise on climate change, extreme events and natural hazards.
An interview with Dr Nadine Salzmann, head of the SLF's Alpine Environment and Natural Hazards research unit since mid-October.
Elisabeth Hafner is a PhD student at the SLF and works in the Alpine Remote Sensing group, which is part of CERC.
The shape of rocks is a key factor in assessing rockfall hazard. This is the conclusion of a new SLF study.