Transnational Access: Call is open

Within the general call of the project AQUACOSM, Lunz Mesocosm Infrastructure invites applications for Transnational Access in 2018. Application deadline is September 15th 2017.


Details on the infrastructures can be found here:

The call and all relevant documents are found here:

Explore science at the Lower Austrian research festival


More than 60 stations to explore for the whole family wait for guests at the „NÖ Forschungsfest“, where also WasserCluster takes part. The event takes place on September 15th at the Palais Niederösterreich (Herrengasse 13, 1010 Vienna) from 15:00 until 23:00.



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Seminar Series

Stuart Bunn, Australian Rivers Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane:
River-floodplain connectivity and food web subsidies in tropical rivers
21st June 2017

All Seminars, Videos, Photos,...

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:


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: or 07486/20060.