Biodiversity Landscape Development Management of Natural Hazards Natural Resources Forest Ecosystems
Research Units Research Programmes In focus Staff Organization Mission and Tasks History Jobs und Karriere Contact and maps Key figures
Forest Protection SLF avalanche warnings Natural hazards warnings Expertise and advice Monitoring Data sets Events Publications Library Products Für junge Neugierige
22.10.2014: Switzerland is to submit two of its cultural practices, namely the seasonal migration of livestock to high mountain pastures and managing avalanche danger, for inscription in the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. More
Nitrogen and phosphorus are nutrients that are crucial to supporting life. However, an increased level of nutrient discharges is altering the equilibrium between these nutrients and exerting stress on ecosystems. The Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL) is investigating nutrient cycles with a view to understanding how they affect the dynamic processes of nature.