Swiss Federal Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research (SLF)

Posted: 26 April 2001

The SLF conducts research on snow cover, snow ecology, avalanches and risk assessment. Research and services are directed to protection and prevention against natural hazards. The SLF also hosts the National Competence Centre for Natural Hazards, coordinates the IUFRO Task Force on Mountain Forests and has a new research section 'Zufunft Alpenraum' for research on integrated mountain development.