• Steve Carpenter presenting at Friends Annual Meeting - click for more info (opens in new tab)
  • Lake Mendota's Spring Thaw (Tue, March 7th) Ties for 2nd Earliest - click here to read more at CFL Blog
  • CLick here to read State Journal article about CFL Director, Steve Carpenter  on "Fake Facts", Trust in Science and Hope For the Future
  • CLick here for information about Undergraduate Research Summer Jobs
  • Click here to read about study planned on walleyes, predators in northern Wisconsin


Welcome to limnology, the scientific study of inland waters

Hasler Lim Lab The Center for Limnology operates two field stations.  Arthur D. Hasler Laboratory of Limnology (Hasler Lim Lab) is a working research station on the shores of Lake Mendota within the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Trout Lake Station (TLS) is a year-round field station operated by the CenterTrout Lake Station for Limnology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Located in the Northern Highland Lake District in northern Wisconsin, the station provides access to a wide variety of aquatic ecosystems and their surrounding landscapes.  More than 2500 lakes are within 50km of the station. 

Click here to read about the history of the Center for Limnology.