• Click here to read about ice trends on Lake Mendota
  • Steve Carpenter, director of the CFL, recipient of 2014 Highly Cited Researchers award.  Click here to read more.
  • Daniel Schindler, CFL alumnus, receives 2015 Frank Rigler Award.  Click here to read more.
  • Saturday Enrichment Program with CFL participation.  Click here for more information.
  • Yahara 2070 - UW scientists lay out scenarios
  • Click here to read article by John Magnuson from Friends of the Lakeshore Nature Preserve, Pages 4-5
  • Click here to read article from College of Letters & Science Annual Report - page 22

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.