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SeeWandel is a European research project involving seven research institutions: Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag), Fisheries Research Centre Baden-Württemberg (FFS) of the Agricultural Centre for Cattle Farming, Grassland Management, Dairy Farming, Game and Fisheries Baden-Württemberg (LAZBW), Institute for Lake Research (LUBW-ISF) of the State Agency for Environment Baden-Württemberg (LUBW), University of Hohenheim, University of Innsbruck, University of Konstanz and University of Zurich.

Information pursuant to § 5 TMG

SeeWandel is represented by the project management and its project leader:

PD Dr. Piet Spaak
Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag)
Ueberlandstrasse 133
CH-8600 Duebendorf


Phone: +41 (0)58 765 5132

Responsible for the content according to § 55(2) RStV

PD Dr. Piet Spaak, project leader SeeWandel
Dr. Josephine Alexander, project coordinator SeeWandel

EU dispute resolution

The European Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution (ODR):
Our e-mail address can be found above in the site notice.

We are not willing or obliged to participate in dispute resolution proceedings before a consumer arbitration board.

Liability for Contents

As content provider, SeeWandel is liable for its own content, provided for use on these web pages, in accordance with general legislation (i.e. Sec. 7, paragraph 1 German Telemedia Act, TMG). A distinction is to be made between this own content and cross-references (external links, see below) to content provided by other providers. The published information is carefully compiled, but does not claim to be complete or up-to-date; a corresponding warranty is therefore not assumed. SeeWandel is not liable for the accuracy of the contents, for editorial and technical errors, for omissions or any similar aspects of its website. According to Sec. 8 to 10 German Telemedia Act (TMG), SeeWandel is not obligated to permanently monitor submitted, transmitted or stored information or to search for evidences and investigate circumstances that indicate illegal activities.

Legal obligations to remove information or to block the use of information remain unchallenged. In this case, liability is only possible at the time of knowledge about a specific violation of law. Upon notification of correspondent violations, illegal contents will be removed immediately.

The use of the available content on our website is at your own risk. All free offers are non-binding. SeeWandel reserves the right to modify, amend, delete or discontinue publication at any time without prior notice.

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Liability for Links

Our service contains links to external thirdparty websites. SeeWandel has no influence on the current and future design and content of the linked websites and assumes no responsibility for these external contents. In addition, these external contents do not necessarily reflect the opinion of SeeWandel; they are for information only. SeeWandel does not adopt the content of the linked websites. These websites and their contents are subject to the liability of the respective provider or operator. The linked websites had been checked for possible violations of law at the time of the establishment of the link. Illegal contents were not detected at the time of the linking.

A permanent monitoring of the contents of linked websites cannot be imposed without reasonable indications that there has been a violation of law. Upon notification of violations, illegal links will be removed immediately.


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Photo Credits:

Headerphoto: Andreas Bannwart
P1: Fisheries Research Centre Baden-Württemberg (FFS)
P2: Fisheries Research Centre Baden-Württemberg (FFS)
Andri Bryner, Eawag
P3: Žiga Ogorelec, University of Konstanz
Ingabritta Horman
Carsten Wunsch
P4: Oliver Selz, Eawag & University of Bern
Andri Bryner, Eawag
P5: Markus Möst, University of Innsbruck
Jana Jarczak, University of Innsbruck
P6: Thomas Posch, University of Zurich
P7: State Agency for Environment Baden-Württemberg (LUBW)

P8: Nelson Hairston, Cornell University
L9: Dietmar Straile, University of Konstanz
Maike Sabel, University of Konstanz
L10: Piet Spaak, Eawag
Christian Rellstab
L11: Klaus Schmieder, University of Hohenheim
L12: Barbara Scholz, Fisheries Research Centre Baden-Württemberg (FFS)
Ludwig Lehmann
L13: Andreas Hartl (nautilus)