WasserCluster Lunz at the Citizen Science Day in Vienna


In the course of the programme Österreich forscht  the so called Citizen Science Day took place in the Natural History Museum Vienna. Activities from all over Austria were presented.


WasserCluster presented current research, at our desk the mostly young visitors had the possibility to investigate water samples. Basis was the Citizen Science project „Wasser schafft“, which is a cooperation between WasserCluster and schools.


More Info: www.wasserschafft.at

FWF project FLASHMOB started


In March the new FWF project FLASHMOB “Fluxes Affected by Stream Hydrophytes: Modelling Of Biogeochemistry” started. It is a project of working group BioFrames in cooperation with the University of Antwerp and it will last until 2020.


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Seminar Series

Stefanie Moorthi, Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment, Oldenburg, Germany: Implications of ecological stoichiometry in plankon food webs
4th April 2017

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Longterm ecological research

WasserCluster Lunz is member of GLEON and study Lake Lunz as a permanent study site.

Moreover Lunz is a mastersite in the LSTER platform Eisenwurzen.

Current depth profile of Lake Lunz

About WasserCluster Lunz

WasserCluster Lunz  is a nonprofit research center shared to equal amounts by the University of Vienna, the Danube University Krems, and the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU Vienna). The research center is financially supported by the Provincial Government of Lower Austria and the Municipality of Vienna.


WasserCluster Lunz pursues basic and applied research on aquatic ecosystems. Our researchers work at the highest level on current questions of aquatic ecosystem research, such as questions of climate change, diversity research, water resource management or renaturation of waters.



WasserCluster Lunz pursues university and postgraduate training at an international level and accomplishes education-cooperation-projects and pedagogic outdoor activities on a regional level.


Visiting Scientists

WasserCluster Lunz welcomes enquiries from scientists who are interested in a sabbatical leave in our research centre. Interested persons are invited to contact us: office@wcl.ac.at


Guided tours

WasserCluster Lunz offers guided tours for schools and other interested groups twice a year. The next possibility to take part at a guided tour: spring 2016. Exact dates will be announced here in due time. Please contact us to make a reservation: office@wcl.ac.at or 07486/20060.