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Dr. Andrea D. Kupferschmid



collaboratrice scientifique


Institut fédéral de recherches sur la forêt, la neige et le paysage WSL
Zürcherstrasse 111
8903 Birmensdorf


Birmensdorf Bi HP D 64


Projects at WSL

Clipping Experiment: Browsing resilience of fir, spurce and beach saplings

Characteristics of game impact: Derivation of characteristics for the evaluation of game impact on tree regeneration

Carbon storage and water use efficiency in Abies alba as affected by simulated browsing and genetic heritability

Methodological comparison and time series analyses on ungulate browsing on tree regeneration in Switzerland



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Organised Conferences

Effects of Ungulate Browsing on Forest Regeneration and Silviculture: Special implications for palatable tree species such as Abies alba. IUFRO International Symposium, Birmensdorf, Switzerland 14 - 16 October 2015




  • Ph.D. thesis (Dr. sc. nat. ETH) at the Chair of Forest Ecology (formerly Department of Forest Sciences), ETH Zürich, elaborated at WSL, Birmensdorf, Topic: „Succession in a protection forest after Picea abies die-back“.
  • Post gradual course in statistics. ETH Zürich, Thesis topic: „Effects of microsites and logs on the impact of ungulates on Picea abies regeneration“.