News

Nov
07

Congratulation!

Claus-Peter Stelzer (chair person), Barbara Kammerlander (supervisor, examiner), Laura Nachbaur, Bettina Sonntag (supervisor), Josef Wanzenböck (examiner) (photo: S. Wanzenböck) Our diploma student Laura Nachbaur has recently finished her diploma thesis on ”Explorative approach investigating life (microorganisms) in a drop of water – planktonic ciliates as model organisms in lake microbial food webs.”  

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Jun
29

2nd DACH-Meeting

After one year of intensive sampling and analyses, in May 2017, we organized a meeting of all team members and cooperation partners of Germany, Switzerland and Austria in Mondsee. During the meeting, first results and future plans were presented, discussed and finally this meeting was closed with an awesome barbecue at the Mondsee shore.  

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May
12

DGP Meeting in Meissen

First data of Lakes Mondsee and Zurich were presented on the annual meeting of the German Society of Protozoology (DGP) in Meissen (Germany, February 21-24, 2017) by our diploma students Laura Nachbaur and Estelle Bruni. Laura Nachbaur (see photo) presented 6-month data of the ciliate community of Lake Mondsee and network analyses among ciliates, abiotic […]

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Apr
28

Lake Mondsee

Lake Mondsee (Austria) is located between Fuschlsee, Irrsee and Attersee, is 68 m deep and has an area of ~14 km². The close vicinity to Salzburg (~30 km) makes this lake attractive for visits and recreation.

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Apr
28

Lake sampling – Schindler-Patalas sampler

The Schindler-Patalas sampler is commonly used for limnological work and allows to sample specific depths. In principal, the upper and lower lid of the sampler are opened and after reaching the preferred depth a short upward movement closes both lids. After analyzing the samples, vertical depth gradients of organisms (ciliates, algae etc.) and of important limnochemical parameters, such as […]

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