WasserCluster Lunz

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    Job Opening: Chemical-Technical Laboratory Assistant

    At the WasserCluster Lunz we are looking for a dedicated

    Chemical-Technical Laboratory Assistant
    30 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.


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    Carina Leimhofer wins Ferry Starmühlner Prize

    The working group AquaScale at WasserCluster Lunz wins the Ferry Starmühler Prize. With the expose of her master thesis Carina Leimhofer won the prize for the promotion of research on freshwater organisms for young scientists. With her topic: "Salinization of inland waters and effects on their phytoplankton communities", she was ceremoniously awarded the prize on 25. 1. 2023 at the Haus des Meeres Vienna.

Seminar Series

Stefano Mari, WasserCluster Lunz, Austria
The importance of omega-3 fatty acids for development of cognitive skills in wild fishes through the lens of Tingbergen's four questions
Monday, 06.03.2023, 14:00 CET, WCL SR + 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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