Research areas

  • Groundwater ecology & carbon cycling
  • Greenhouse gases & climate change
  • Nenthic communities & bioindication
  • Biodiversity & fish ecology
  • Food web ecology, ecotoxicology, trophic tracers
  • Aquatic Biodiversity & plankton ecology


Department of Functional and Evolutionary Ecology
Althanstraße 14 (UZA 1)
1090 Vienna


WasserCluster Lunz
Biologische Station GmbH
Dr. Carl Kupelwieser Promenade 5
3293 Lunz am See


Christian Griebler


Research Areas: Groundwater Ecology

Stephan Glatzel

Research Areas: Wetland Ecology and Management

Martin Kainz

Research Areas: Food web ecology, ecotoxicology, trophic tracers

Hubert Keckeis

Research Areas: River and fish ecology

Robert Ptacnik

Research Areas: Aquatic Biodiversity, plankton ecology; lecturer in multivariate statistics

Johann Waringer

Research Areas: Freshwater benthic communities and macrozoobenthos taxonomy