Acting as a national inter- and transdisciplinary network, the forum promotes knowledge and discourse about landscape and landscape-changing processes. It advocates sustainable design, development and safety concepts. The forum focuses on the Alps as well as parks and protected areas.more

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Erster länderübergreifender Bericht zum Alpenklima

Mit «Alpenklima» startet eine neue gemeinsame Berichtsreihe der drei Wetterdienste aus Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. «Alpenklima» zeigt den aktuellen Klimazustand in der Alpenregion der drei Länder auf und ordnet

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Forum Landscape, Alps, Parks (FoLAP)
House of Academies
PO Box
3001 Bern

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The Forum sends out a newsletter at irregular intervals with interesting information on landscape, the Alps and parks. Interested? Please send us an e-mail.

Research Commission of the Swiss National Park (FOK-SNP)

The Research Commission of the Swiss National Park (FOK-SNP) is organizationally located at the Forum Landscape, Alps, Parks (FoLAP). Here you can learn more.

Seed Money / Support of projects

You would like to launch a (research) project in the areas of landscape, alps and/or parks and need additional funding? Under the list below you will find existing funding opportunities in the FoLAP thematic areas for Switzerland. The list is incomplete and will therefore be continuously updated. We also draw your attention to current calls, especially within the FoLAP core themes, in our newsletter.

Student papers

SCNAT's Sustainability Research Initiative focuses on sustainability and spatial development in its white paper: