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Recent news stories from research, education, and the Department of Environmental Systems Science at ETH Zurich.


Searching for the origin of freshwater in the ocean

On the third and final stage of the Antarctic circumnavigation, the expedition travels to remote islands and through a conveyor belt of icebergs before reaching Cape Town, its port of destination. Alex Haumann talks about his impressions, the changing water cycle, and its important role for Earth’s climate system. Read more 


Three new SNSF professorships awarded to D-USYS

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) awarded 42 new SNSF professorships to outstanding young researchers. Three out of four sponsored professorships at ETH have been allocated to projects at the Department of Environmental Systems Science (D-USYS). Read more 


More biological diversity in agriculture

From the wealth of agricultural biodiversity in Switzerland, only a few old fruit and vegetable types find their way to the major distributors. However, these old crops could help overcome the genetic bottleneck in farming. Read more 


New professors appointed

The ETH Board appointed three new professors and awarded the title of Professor to five recipients upon application of ETH President Lino Guzzella Read more 

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