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14.08.2017: WSL botanist Thomas Kiebacher found out that sycamore pastures are home to more than 500 species of mosses and lichens. Many of these species are endangered or even threatened with extinction. More
With recent years showing that even Switzerland is not immune to water shortages, researchers at WSL have been working on many projects relating to drought. How can critical periods of drought be detected in good time and how does drought affect forests and other ecosystems?