Lib4RI is the “Library for the Research Institutes within the ETH Domain: Eawag, Empa, PSI & WSL”. As a scientific library all affiliates of the 4 research institutes are provided with literature and technical information, both electronic and printed, for research, teaching and consulting.
The Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research is concerned with the use, development and protection of natural and urban spaces.
WSL is a research institute of the Swiss Confederation. It is part of the ETH Domain and employs approximately 500 people. In addition to the headquarters in Birmensdorf, near Zurich, and to the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF in Davos, branch stations in Lausanne and Bellinzona (opened in 1991) and Sion (1996) generate local synergies and reach out to professionals.