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22.09.2021

Researchers use spectral data from drone photos to reveal the health condition of trees.

16.09.2021

New biodiversity maps of Zurich show a high level of biodiversity, with many animal species even resident in the city centre.

09.09.2021

The forest midpoint shifts. WSL Director Beate Jessel and FOEN Deputy Director Paul Steffen buried a document at the new location.

31.08.2021

To study types of snow and thus improve climate models, SLF snow researchers were on a polar expedition. Read more in the new DIAGONAL.

26.08.2021

Where can which tree species thrive in forests? A WSL team has created maps showing the distribution of woody plants throughout Switzerland.

11.08.2021

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

15.07.2021

Borkenkäfer, eingeschleppte Pilze und Wildverbiss: Der Waldschutzüberblick 2020 informiert über die Herausforderungen für Schweizer Wälder.

07.07.2021

TerraRadTech brings a breakthrough water detection device to agriculture and environmental monitoring.

03.07.2021

The Bödmerenwald near Muotathal has seen a significant increase in wood volume, dead wood and small habitats for insects and fungi.

30.06.2021

Predating the eruption by 126 years provides crucial insights into climate variations at the end of the last ice age.

20.06.2021

Trees grow mainly at night, because dry air inhibits cell growth in day time, even in moist soil conditions, a new WSL study found out.

26.05.2021

What is Vapor Pressure Deficit and why does it matter for forests? A SwissForestLab video presents high-end research in this field.

17.05.2021

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

29.04.2021

An international research team including scientists from WSL has shown that almost all the world’s glaciers are becoming thinner.

20.04.2021

Two early career researchers at WSL win Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions grants in the fields of natural hazards and sustainable development.

08.04.2021

Tree buds emerge from dormancy when they have been exposed to cool temperatures for a certain time.

06.04.2021

Due to its network of green spaces, Zurich has more bats living in it than other European cities, according to a new WSL-led study.

24.03.2021

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

18.03.2021

How well does European beech tolerate summer droughts? New short film on a current forest research project.

18.03.2021

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