A proposito del portale

«Scienze naturali Svizzera» offre informazioni dirette e collegate provenienti dalla scienza – per la pratica, la ricerca e il pubblico. Un’iniziativa dell’accademia di scienze naturali Svizzera.


Tambora und das «Jahr ohne Sommer» 1816: Klima, Mensch und Gesellschaft

1816: the “Year Without a Summer”

The 1815 Tambora eruption devastated the island of Sumbawa, led to a global cooling and contributed to the last famine in Switzerland.


From weather observations to atmospheric and climate sciences in Switzerland

150 years meteorology

In 2016 the Swiss Society for Meteorology (Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Meteorologie, SGM) celebrates its 100th anniversary. The idea of this book is to give an overview of what has happened in the field of atmospheric sciences in Switzerland since the first systematic long-term meteorological observations until today.



Science et cité

La fondation Science et Cité est une plate-forme neutre à l'interface de la science et de la cité. Elle a pour objectif d’encourager le dialogue et d’instaurer un climat de confiance réciproque entre chercheurs et citoyens.


Astronomia, Osservatorio


ChronoZoom is an educational tool for teachers and students who want to put historical events in perspective.