WasserCluster Lunz

  • Slide number 0

    Long Night of Research

    What happens when our waters warm up?
    On May 24, 2024, young inquisitive minds will once again experience research up close and in an exciting way. WasserCluster Lunz is taking part in the Long Night of Research with current issues: at | Bundesamt für Wasserwirtschaft in Petzenkirchen | from 5 pm

  • Slide number 1

    PhD thesis successfully defended

    Martin Tschikof received his doctoral degree on May 10, 2024 with his successful defense at BOKU. The title of his thesis: Effects of floodplain restoration on nutrient retention and multi-functionality on the river reach and basin scales, supervised by Thomas Hein and Gabriele Weigelhofer. Congratulations!

  • Slide number 2

    SCIBORG project kick- off in Romania

    The SCIBORG project, led by Laura Coulson, was successfully launched on April 11th in Beautiful Arad, Romania. Eva Feldbacher, the project leader of INSE, Lucia Matei representing ShareEdu, and Konstantinos Lekkas and Cristina Morar from Dracon Rules Design Studio, were also present at the kick-off meeting. The project partners met to share first ideas on the design steps for board game development. They also discussed the concept of science literacy and the steps moving forward.

    We are looking forward to great news on your collaboration and the launch of the new board game.

Seminar Series

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.

Partner of EFA 2019, GLA and Österreich forscht



We use cookies on our website. Some of them are essential for the operation of the site, while others help us to improve this site and the user experience (tracking cookies). You can decide for yourself whether you want to allow cookies or not. Please note that if you reject them, you may not be able to use all the functionalities of the site.