Hydrological Yearbook

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Hydrological Yearbook of Switzerland 2020

31.8.2021 - The Hydrological Yearbook of Switzerland gives an overview of the hydrological situation in Switzerland. It shows the changes in water levels and discharge rates of lakes, rivers and ground- water and provides information on water temperatures and the physical and chemical properties of the principal rivers in Switzerland.

Climate change

Assessment Report on the Physical Science Basis for climate change

On August 9, the IPCC released its 6th Assessment Report on the Physical Science Basis for climate change. It confirms the contribution of man-made greenhouse gases to global warming and the link between climate change and increasingly frequent extreme weather events.

Assessment Report

Wood Resource Policy

Wood Resource Policy 2030

28.06.2021 - The Wood Resource Policy supports Switzerland’s sustainable development strategy. It makes significant contributions to forest, climate, energy and regional policy and other sectoral policies, and also to the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN.

Hydro-CH2018

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Swiss Water Bodies in a Changing Climate

16.03.2021 - There will be no general shortage, but water may be scarce depending on the region and time of year – conversely, heavier rainfall will lead to more local flooding. These and many more are the findings of the Hydro-CH2018 “Hydrological Principles of Climate Change”.

Media release of 16.03.2021

Environmental report

Environment Switzerland 2018

The report of the Federal Council provides an overview of the current state and development of the environment in our country. It assesses the measures implemented by the federal authorities to improve the quality of the environment and identifies areas in which further action is required.

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Environmental reports

Environmental reports provide an overview of the environment's status, trends and prospects in Switzerland

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Indicators

The indicators illustrate the changes and state of the environment using a selection of parameters.

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Web-GIS of the FOEN

Internet platform for location-based information, data and services on the basis of maps.

Environmental data and geodata

Data, monitoring programmes and measurement networks of the FOEN

Socialmedia & Newsletter

Social Media & Newsletter

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