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SwissForestLab-NFZ Summer school 2019: Forest Resilience

August 18th - 24th 2019

Hotel Shima, Davos

SwissForestLab Science day 2018

November 21fst 2018

Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL

Birmensdorf

"SwissForestLab Dialogue" with WaldSchweiz

November 5th 2019, 09:30 am - 05 pm

WSL Birmensdorf, Englersaal

 

 

NEWS

13.12.2019

Foresters and conservationists differ in their assessment of which trees should be felled or left standing. Read more in DIAGONAL magazine.

01.12.2019

Der Nordische Fichtenborkenkäfer ist erstmals in der Schweiz und in Liechtenstein entdeckt worden. Er besiedelt vor allem Fichten.

27.11.2019

How well does forest protect against landslides? A special issue of the Swiss Forestry Journal and the WSL landslide database provide answers.

25.11.2019

The WSL measuring station in Davos is now an officially certified site in the ICOS Switzerland network.

21.11.2019

Turning an abandoned pasture into a palm tree plantation can be carbon neutral, shows a newly publishes study by EPFL and WSL.

08.11.2019

Exchange experiences and solve problems together: The new issue of WSL's magazine Diagonal focuses on research and practice in dialogue.

05.11.2019

A global experimental study conducted by WSL revealed for the first time how much nitrogen is available in grasslands.

24.10.2019

Help shape the future of biodiversity - at the World Biodiversity Forum in Davos in February 2020. Submit abstracts now and register!

25.09.2019

WSL researcher Charlotte Grossiord investigates how global change impacts terrestrial ecosystems. She has been appointed professor at EPFL and WSL.

12.09.2019

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.

09.09.2019

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.

02.09.2019

The EU approved 14 mio Euro funding for a permanent infrastructure for long-term ecosystem research. The WSL contributes with its 19 LWF plots.

14.08.2019

A new app shows tree species suited to specific locations that can adapt to and thrive in a changed climate.

10.07.2019

WSL researchers have investigated the consequences of the extreme drought in 2018 on forests. Now they present the first results.

20.06.2019

The silver fir's huge genome is now largely decoded. This helps to better promote the future use of this drought-resistant species.

10.06.2019

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.

15.05.2019

Accelerated tree growth caused by a warming climate does not necessarily translate into enhanced carbon storage, an international study suggests.

08.05.2019

The prestigious Prix Moulines for an outstanding entomological publication goes to the book "Insekten im Wald".

30.04.2019

Paolo Cherubini, dendrochronologist at WSL, has been appointed Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada.