• Click here to read about CFL Director, Steve Carpenter awards from 2014 Highly Cited Researchers and 2015 ASLO John H. Martin Award
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  • Accepting Applications for 2015 Trout Lake Station Artist in Residence.  Click here for more info.
  • Click here to read how citizen scientists provide clarity for lake researchers' big questions.
  • Saturday Enrichment Program with CFL participation.  Click here for more information.
  • Yahara 2070 - UW scientists lay out scenarios

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.