If you happen to be a developer of phototexture (aerial imaginery) mesh landscapes for the Alps, I think you’d better apply for Social Security now that SIRX2009 as been shown to the world. Or at least change your profession.
The Italian team of SIRX2009 has set out to model the Alps (and the rest of Italy) Switzerland and Austria) and judging from the video they posted there will be little left for others to improve. In one word: fantastic! You don’t believe me of course, so look here (switch to full screen!). And here is their (sort of) English website.