• Click here for CFL blog - "When will our lakes freeze? Time for annual CFL "Ice On" challenge
  • Click here for details about current CFL vacancies: Assistant Professor of Limnology/Zoology in Madison and Facilities Repair Worker at Trout Lake Station
  • Click here to read blog and see Science on Tap SHORTS - videos less than 10 minutes long from Minocqua's Science on Tap series
  • Click here to watch and listen to talks given at Kohler Art Library on water, science & art by Sarah Fitzsimons, Prof of Art and CFL Director Steve Carpenter
  • Click here to read 2016 CFL newsletter and previous newsletters all the way back to 1987.
  • Click here to read CFL blog about zebra mussels - who to contact, what to do
  • Click here to read and watch video on how to be a citizen scientist lake monitor


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.