WasserCluster Lunz

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    Successfully completed master thesis

    We congratulate Anna-Lisa Dittrich on her master thesis "The impact of woodchips and biochar on nutrient retention in agricultural streams". She successfully defended it on March 17, 2023 under the supervision of Gabriele Weigelhofer at BOKU. Her work was carried out at WasserCluster Lunz and deals with the use of bioreactors made of woodchips or activated carbon for the removal of dissolved nitrogen from agriculturally polluted waters.

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    Job Opening: Chemical-Technical Laboratory Assistant

    At the WasserCluster Lunz we are looking for a dedicated

    Chemical-Technical Laboratory Assistant
    20 hours/week

    Information about the tasks and requirements for employment can be found here:


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    Hybrid meeting with the scientific advisory board

    On January 26th and 27th our annual hybrid meeting with the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) took place at WasserCluster Lunz.  The eight members of the Scientific Advisory Board discussed future scientific projects with the working group leaders at the WCL as well as with students in small groups about funding opportunities and possibilities to improve workflows and time management.


Seminar Series

Lena Fehlinger, Universitat de Vic, Spain,
Biodiversity of macroinvertebrates and amphibians of high altitude ponds: water permanence, artificial pond creation and cattle management 
29.03.2023 14:00 CET, Online Seminar
All seminars, videos, pictures,...

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.


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..

Guided tours

WasserCluster Lunz offers guided tours for schools and other interested groups twice a year. Exact dates will be announced here in due time.Please contact us to make a reservation: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 07486/20060.

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