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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).

07.02.2022

SLF researchers took a leading role in the area of snow. First overviews have now been published.

03.02.2022

Snow temperature forecasts will help prepare cross-country skis for optimal performance.

20.01.2022

Snowdrifts on the Bernina Express route disrupt rail services. The SLF has come up with ways to help.

06.01.2022

Avalanche risk calculated by ratio of avalanche accidents to accident-free ski tours.

29.12.2021

Asia's enormous glaciers supply millions of people with water. What are the consequences of their melting? Answers in the new DIAGONAL.

24.12.2021

The canton of Valais is launching a campaign to prevent avalanche accidents with the support of the SLF and other organisations. Take the test!

22.12.2021

An international team of researchers has now been able to measure and simulate the resonant swaying of the Matterhorn.

22.12.2021

Are expensive, climate-damaging polar expeditions justified? SLF's snow researcher Michael Lehning adresses this question in the new DIAGONAL.