How you can find us.
The NFI is part of the «Swiss Forest Monitoring» of the Forest Division of the Federal Office for the Environment FOEN and the Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL. The research unit Forest Resources and Management of the WSL is responsible for the planning, survey and analysis, as well as the scientific interpretation and publication of the NFI. The political interpretation and implementation is done by the Forest Division.
Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
Tel.: +41 44 739 21 11
Fax: +41 44 739 22 15
NFI project management
Contact person WSL: Dr. Christoph Fischer
- Needs analysis, implementation, analysis, regional inventories: Dr. Christoph Fischer
- Wood resources, statistics: Dr. Esther Thürig
- Field survey: Fabrizio Cioldi
- Statistics: Dr. Jürgen Zell (ad interim)
- Remote sensing, aerial photo interpretation: Christian Ginzler
- Geographic information system (GIS), databases: Martin Hägeli