Think tank

Eidgenössische Forschungsanstalt für Wald, Schnee und Landschaft / Institut fédéral de recherches sur la forêt, la neige et le paysage

Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research

Zurich, Switzerland

The Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research is concerned with the use, development and protection of natural and urban spaces. The focus of research is on solving problems to do with the responsible use of landscapes and forests and a prudent approach to natural hazards, especially those common in mountainous countries.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.wsl.ch/en

Address:
Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, Zürcherstrasse 111, CH-8903 Birmensdorf, Switzerland

Country:
Switzerland

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Operating languages
English , French , German , Italian

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Year founded
1885
Age (years)
Eidgenössische Forschungsanstalt für Wald, Schnee und Landschaft / Institut fédéral de recherches sur la forêt, la neige et le paysage
136 
Switzerland average
 38
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Prof. Dr. Konrad Steffen
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Eidgenössische Forschungsanstalt für Wald, Schnee und Landschaft / Institut fédéral de recherches sur la forêt, la neige et le paysage
 500
Switzerland average
 74
Global average
 120

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Eidgenössische Forschungsanstalt für Wald, Schnee und Landschaft / Institut fédéral de recherches sur la forêt, la neige et le paysage
 939
Switzerland average
 200
Global average
 6,666
Financials
2018
Eidgenössische Forschungsanstalt für Wald, Schnee und Landschaft / Institut fédéral de recherches sur la forêt, la neige et le paysage
 $151,584,636
Switzerland average
 $41,853,948
Global average
 $60,523,670

Social

Likes (2019)
Eidgenössische Forschungsanstalt für Wald, Schnee und Landschaft / Institut fédéral de recherches sur la forêt, la neige et le paysage
 1,983
Switzerland average
 15,109
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Eidgenössische Forschungsanstalt für Wald, Schnee und Landschaft / Institut fédéral de recherches sur la forêt, la neige et le paysage
 2,173
Switzerland average
 17,980
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
Eidgenössische Forschungsanstalt für Wald, Schnee und Landschaft / Institut fédéral de recherches sur la forêt, la neige et le paysage
 759
Switzerland average
 3,832
Global average
 5,924

Data notes

Last updated: 24/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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