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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Despite lots of snow in winter and a mild summer, the Swiss glaciers have lost about 400 million tonnes of ice since September 2020.


This year's summer school focused on forest monitoring and was attended by 24 enthusiastic students from all over the world.


How does WSL deal with resources, how large is its CO2 footprint? The Environmental Report 20182020 explains it in detail.


WSL's first hiking guide allows users to discover Valais on foot while learning about research into forests, climate history and avalanches.


In a difficult year, WSL launched major interdisciplinary initiatives with partner organizations and published more than ever.


"Forest Functioning under Air Pollution and Climate Change", August 2021 in Davos: enrollment open for PhD, Postdocs and MSc in their last year.


Data from Glacier Monitoring in Switzerland (GLAMOS) shows: the volume of Swiss glaciers has continued to decline in summer 2020.


Leg 3 of MOSAiC takes 3 months longer than planned. The WSL remote sensing installation threatened by ice crack finally allows good data collection.


Burnt beech forests provide less protection against natural hazards than intact woods. A new WSL Fact Sheet describes the fire and vegetation dynamics. [in german]