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On this page, you can directly access the current priorities of our institute as well as the cross-cutting themes connecting our research areas: forest, landscape, biodiversity, natural hazards and snow and ice.


Das Bild zeigt ein alpines Skigebiet in herbstlichen Farben. Nur rund um die Schneelanzen ist der Boden bereits weiss und lässt den Verlauf der Pistenlinie erahnen.

Switzerland and climate change

We document the climatic alterations and explore solutions to minimise the risks of climate change.


Drought in the Swiss water tower

We are creating the data basis to recognize critical droughts at an early stage and to assess and mitigate their consequences for nature and society.