Focus on fish and otters in the river Lafnitz
How do many otters and few fish fit together? How does the presence of otters affect the individual fish species? These questions need to be answered within the research project Influence of the otter on fish stocks in the river Lafnitz.
A very current article can be found on pages 34-35 in natur & land / Heft 4-2020
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!
An extraordinary year is coming to an end… We wish you Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2021!
Sampling season 2020 is slowly coming to an end…
We are looking forward to the new sampling season 2021!
Training videos on biological monitoring of diatoms, developed in the frame of EUWI+
As part of EUWI+, two training videos on the monitoring of diatoms were published in cooperation with the Environment Agency Austria. This supports the process of aligning water management standards in eastern partnership countries with those of the EU.
All that – due to the corona virus – contactless.
Part 1: field work
Part 2: lab work
Danube salmon (Hucho hucho) in the river Leitha!
Although already 4 weeks ago, we don’t want to withhold this catch from you! Our fish ecologist Georg and his team caught the rare Danube salmon (Hucho hucho) by boat electro fishing in the river Leitha…
European Union Water Initiative Plus
After 3 years the EUWI + project is coming to an end. Despite Corona and political turmoil, DWS Hydro-Ökologie was able to successfully support several countries in Eastern Europe and the Caucasus in implementing the EU Water Framework Directive on behalf of the Environment Agency Austria.Link: https://www.euwipluseast.eu/en/
Limnological sampling at the Wienfluss
On behalf of the Stadt Wien – MA 45 Wiener Gewässer we carried out studies on the macrozoobenthos and phytobenthos community in the heavily modified section of the Wienfluss. Sampling in summer was very succesfull!
Mowing season at the Old Danube
Also this year we are mowing macrophytes at the Old Danube
Influence of the otter on fish stocks in the river Lafnitz
Presentation of the project in Österreichs Fischerei Februar/März 2020
Start of the sampling season 2020…
Running-waters samplings and fishing in the early year requires good equipment against the cold