August 18th - 24th 2019
Hotel Shima, Davos
November 21fst 2018
Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
November 5th 2019, 09:30 am - 05 pm
WSL Birmensdorf, Englersaal
Foresters and conservationists differ in their assessment of which trees should be felled or left standing. Read more in DIAGONAL magazine.
Der Nordische Fichtenborkenkäfer ist erstmals in der Schweiz und in Liechtenstein entdeckt worden. Er besiedelt vor allem Fichten.
How well does forest protect against landslides? A special issue of the Swiss Forestry Journal and the WSL landslide database provide answers.
The WSL measuring station in Davos is now an officially certified site in the ICOS Switzerland network.
Turning an abandoned pasture into a palm tree plantation can be carbon neutral, shows a newly publishes study by EPFL and WSL.
Exchange experiences and solve problems together: The new issue of WSL's magazine Diagonal focuses on research and practice in dialogue.
A global experimental study conducted by WSL revealed for the first time how much nitrogen is available in grasslands.
Help shape the future of biodiversity - at the World Biodiversity Forum in Davos in February 2020. Submit abstracts now and register!
WSL researcher Charlotte Grossiord investigates how global change impacts terrestrial ecosystems. She has been appointed professor at EPFL and WSL.
When alpine plants with climate change colonise higher altitudes, the soil is a crucial factor. Little is yet known about them. This is to be changed.
Insect pests and fungal pathogens in tree seeds posing a great risk to trees and forest ecosystems
worldwide, researchers from CABI and, among other institutions, WSL revealed.
The EU approved 14 mio Euro funding for a permanent infrastructure for long-term ecosystem research. The WSL contributes with its 19 LWF plots.
A new app shows tree species suited to specific locations that can adapt to and thrive in a changed climate.
WSL researchers have investigated the consequences of the extreme drought in 2018 on forests. Now they present the first results.
The silver fir's huge genome is now largely decoded. This helps to better promote the future use of this drought-resistant species.
Protect the forest soil and help organisms depending on deadwood - how to do this in a practical way is the topic of two new WSL fact sheets.
Accelerated tree growth caused by a warming climate does not necessarily translate into enhanced carbon storage, an international study suggests.
The prestigious Prix Moulines for an outstanding entomological publication goes to the book "Insekten im Wald".
Paolo Cherubini, dendrochronologist at WSL, has been appointed Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada.