• Click here to read article about Northwoods Limnologists from Trout Lake Station
  • CFL Presenters at Yahara 101 in Spring 2016 - click here for more
  • CFL director Steve Carpenter elected 2016 WI Academy Fellow - click here for more
  • Steve Carpenter, director of the CFL, named as a 2015 Highly Cited Researcher
  • Click for more -ASLO Award Recipient coauthor Tim Kratz
  • Click here to read Cap Times article - Madison east siders jolted by 'ice quakes'
  • Save the date - Hasler Lab Open House, June 24, 2016 - 2-6pm. Trout Lake Station Open House Fri, Aug 5 - 1-5pm
  • Click here to read 2015 Newsletter and ALL CFL newsletters


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.