WasserCluster Lunz

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    Successful dissertation

    On January 31, 2024, Florian Caillon successfully defended his PhD thesis at the University of Vienna. Title: "Understanding the Dynamics of Dissolved Organic Carbon and Microbial Diversity in Small Headwater Streams." Congratulations!

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    Master's degree successfully completed

    Leonie Haferkemper (AG CARBOCROBE) successfully defended her Master's thesis at the University of Vienna on January 23. The title of her thesis is: "Microbial Activity and Biochemical Particle Composition Along a Fine Particle Size Continuum in Mountain vs Agricultural Streams." Congratulations to her!

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    PhD thesis successfully defended

    Tjaša Matjašič (AG FLUVICHEM) successfully completed her dissertation on 19 December in Lunz. The title of her thesis is: Plastic pollution in the hyporheic zone: occurrence and its interaction with microorganisms. Congratulations to her!

Seminar Series

2 Talks in March | N. N.

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 LTER platform Eisenwurzen. (person to contact: Robert Ptacnik)

Current physical properties of Lake Lunz

Wassercluster Lunz

About WasserCluster Lunz

WasserCluster Lunz is a non-profit research center equally supported by the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU Vienna), the University for Continuing Education Krems, and the University of Vienna. The research centre is financed by the Provincial Government of Lower Austria and the Municipality of Vienna. | Imagefilm 3'30 min


WasserCluster Lunz pursues basic and applied research on aquatic ecosystems from microscopic to catchment scales. Our scientists conduct studies in international teams to investigate scientific problems of aquatic ecosystems; including effects of global change, significance and magnitude of aquatic-terrestrial interlinkages and aquatic ecosystem management and rehabilitation.


WasserCluster Lunz offers university and postgraduate training at an international level, provides internships and accomplishes research-education cooperation at local and national scales.

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: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Open Day

WasserCluster Lunz organizes an open day for interested visitors every two years. The next one will take place this year on Saturday, August 24, 2024. On the evening before (August 23, 2024) we invite you to a public lecture about our scientific activities.

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