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22.06.2022

The software package for calculating natural hazard processes and the influence of protective measures has a new website.

20.06.2022

Greenland honours the former director of WSL with a glacier named after him.

15.06.2022

Human expertise remains essential – but computer assessments based on weather data and other measurements are valuable too.

09.06.2022

The snow ablation date at the Weissfluhjoch test site was 6 June 2022 – the second earliest since records began in winter 1936/37.

09.06.2022

Who eats whom in deadwood? What do treerings reveal about the climate? Read how researchers find out in the new DIAGONAL magazine!

07.06.2022

Thunderstorms and heavy rain during the summer of 2021 caused around CHF 450 million of damage, the highest amount since 2007.

02.06.2022

The Snow Hydrology Research Group wrapped up their field campaign and made a quintessential Finnish experience.

31.05.2022

At Stillberg near Davos, the SLF is investigating whether spruce and larch seedlings can establish above the current forest line.

24.05.2022

Innovations from the ETH Domain: insights into research serving Switzerland – Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin visits SLF Davos.

20.05.2022

The International Glaciological Society and the SLF are organising a symposium in Davos in September 2022. Submit your abstracts now.

02.05.2022

The Snow Hydrology Research Group observed the first signs of spring through thermal drone imagery and melting river ice.

25.04.2022

The Snow Hydrology Research Group started deploying their ground based equipment and were surprised with a view of the northern lights.

22.04.2022

In the NCCS-Impacts programme, the implications are being investigated across sectors. The public call for projects will follow in the summer of 2022.

20.04.2022

The SLF Snow Hydrology Research Group has arrived in Finland for their forest-snow field campaign.

24.03.2022

The year was marked by the arrival of the new director and the launch of strategic programmes and a research centre in Davos.

14.03.2022

A new method enables more precise calculations of avalanche pressure on buildings or cable car pylons.

10.03.2022

A simple calculation for snow friction should lead to better designed inrun tracks for slopestyle jumps.

09.03.2022

A project with WSL participation will investigate the impact of climate change on fjords and their consequences for the local human population.

25.02.2022

Alpine plants display little variation within their species. This could put them at a disadvantage when it comes to climate change.

09.02.2022

Overview of the weather, snow cover, avalanche danger and selected avalanche accidents which caused damage to people or objects (in German or French).