The terms “nature” and “science” are closely interlinked in Graubünden, because natural science has a more than century-old tradition. Back in 1907, Carl Dorno laid the foundation for the study of the sun and the earth’s climate in Davos. Today, researchers of the Physikalisches-Meteorologisches Observatorium Davos develop instruments to measure solar radiation from the ground and from space. The Swiss National Park celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2014. Since then, numerous scientists have devoted themselves to the research of the animals and plants existing there. The WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF is located in Davos since 1936. The knowhow of its snow and avalanche experts is in demand worldwide. Since 2008, the Global Risk Forum is engaged in risk and disaster management and invites to international conferences held in Davos.
Physikalisch-Meteorologisches Observatorium Davos und Weltstrahlungszentrum