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23.04.2014: Winter 2013/2014 was characterised by contrasts: Very little snow on the Swiss Plateau – exceptional amounts on the southern. 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.