Urban sensing

Discover what people say and think about hot topics concerning the Alpine Region


The Alpine Region contains Europe’s largest mountain range. To better understand the Alpine Region, we must combine top-down research and analysis of the area with a bottom-up source of information. The use of urban sensing software that examines the topic “Mountains / Alps” seeks to support the Strategy in providing a framework for coordination and cooperation between the different actors.

The method of urban sensing involves collecting and analyzing citizens’ tweets according to specific key words and tags. The main analysis involves 62 keywords grouped into several thematic clusters, for example mountain activities, mountain settlements, mountain economy, and mountain environment. Each keyword is monitored in English, French, German, Italian and Slovenian language.

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