Project Participants

Project management

Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science
and Technology (Eawag)

Ueberlandstrasse 133
8600 Duebendorf
Switzerland

seewandel@seewandel.org

Project leader

PD Dr. Piet Spaak
Aquatic Ecology

+41 (0)58 765 5617
seewandel@seewandel.org

Coordination & administration

Dr. Josephine Alexander 
Eawag, Aquatic Ecology

Expertise:
biodiversity, ecosystem functioning, multitrophic interactions, functional traits

seewandel@seewandel.org
+41 (0)58 765 6885

Arianne Maniglia
Eawag, Aquatic Ecology

seewandel@seewandel.org
+41 (0)58 765 5132

Research group/Institute leaders

PD Dr. Alexander Brinker
Fisheries Research Centre Langenargen
(FFS-LAZBW)

Expertise:
fish ecology, fish parasitology,
aquaculture, biometry
Sub-projects: P1, P2, P3, L12

alexander.brinker@lazbw.bwl.de
+49 (0)7543 930 8324

Dr. Philine Feulner
Eawag, Fish Ecology & Evolution
University of Bern, Inst. of Ecology & Evolution

Expertise:
evolutionary biology, molecular evolution, ecological genomics, genome evolution
Sub-project: P4

philine.feulner@eawag.ch
+41 (0)58 765 2106

Dr. Harald Hetzenauer
Inst. for Lake Research (ISF-LUBW)

Expertise:
water quality, lakes
Sub-project: P7

harald.hetzenauer@lubw.bwl.de
+49 (0)7543 304 0

Dr. Blake Matthews
Eawag, Fish Ecology & Evolution

Expertise:
evolutionary ecology
Sub-project: L13

blake.matthews@eawag.ch
+41 (0)58 765 2120

Dr. Markus Möst
University of Innsbruck, Dept. of Ecology

Expertise:
evolutionary ecology, hybridisation, speciation
Sub-project:
P5

markus.moest@uibk.ac.at
+43 (0)512 507 51771

Prof. Dr. Jakob Pernthaler
University of Zurich, Limnological Station 

Expertise:
aquatic microbiology,
limnology of Lake Zurich
Sub-project:
 P6

pernthaler@limnol.uzh.ch
+41 (0)44 634 9219

Prof. Dr. Thomas Posch
University of Zurich, Limnological Station

Expertise:
limnology, climate change, protistology,
plankton-ecology, cyanobacteria
Sub-project: P6

posch@limnol.uzh.ch
+41 (0)44 634 9224

Prof. Dr. Karl-Otto Rothhaupt
University of Konstanz, Limnological Institute

Expertise:
limnology
Sub-projects: L9, L10

karl.rothhaupt@uni-konstanz.de
+49 (0)7531 88 3530

Prof. Dr. Klaus Schmieder
University of Hohenheim, Inst. of Landscape & Plant Ecology

Expertise:
limnology, submerged macrophytes, remote sensing, geographic information systems
Sub-project: L11

klaus.schmieder@uni-hohenheim.de
+49 (0)711 4592 3608

Prof. Dr. Ole Seehausen
Eawag, Fish Ecology & Evolution
University of Bern, Inst. of Ecology & Evolution

Expertise:
evolution ecology, ecological genetics,
speciation, population genomics,
fish, subalpine and African lakes
Sub-projects: P4, L13

ole.seehausen@eawag.ch
+41 (0)58 765 2121

PD Dr. Piet Spaak
Eawag, Aquatic Ecology

Expertise:
plankton ecology and evolution
Sub-projects: L10, L13

spaak@eawag.ch
+41 (0)58 765 5617

PD Dr. Dietmar Straile
University of Konstanz, Limnological Institute

Expertise:
food webs, population ecology, plankton, statistical analysis
Sub-projects: P3, P8, L9

dietmar.straile@uni-konstanz.de
+49 (0)7531 88 2969

PhD students

M.Sc. Stefan Borngraeber 
University of Hohenheim,
Inst. of Landscape & Plant Ecology

Expertise:
GIS, remote sensing, development of classification algorithms, statistics
Sub-project: L11

stefan.borngraeber@uni-hohenheim.de
+49 (0)711 459 23758

Dipl.-LaÖk. Gunnar Franke
University of Hohenheim,
Inst. of Landscape & Plant Ecology

Expertise:
aquatic ecology, vegetation ecology, landscape ecology, submerged macrophytes, diaspore reservoirs
Sub-project: L11

franke.gunnar@uni-hohenheim.de
+49 (0)711 459 24061

M.Sc. David Frei 
Eawag, Fish Ecology & Evolution
University of Bern, Inst. of Ecology & Evolution

Expertise:
evolutionary genomics
Sub-project: P4

david.frei@eawag.ch
+41 (0)58 765 2158

M.Sc. Sarah Gugele
Fisheries Research Centre Langenargen (FFS-LAZBW)

Expertise:
fish ecology
Sub-project: P1

sarah.gugele@lazbw.bwl.de
+49 (0)7543 930 8337

M.Sc. Linda Haltiner
Eawag, Aquatic Ecology

Expertise:
zooplankton, fresh water mussels, invasive species, population genetics, resource (food) competition
Sub-project: L10

linda.haltiner@eawag.ch
+41 (0)58 765 6429

M.Sc. Tania Holtzem
University of Innsbruck, Dept. of Ecology

Expertise:
evolutionary ecology, population genetics and genomics, speciation, gene flow
Sub-project: P5

tania.holtzem@uibk.ac.at
+43 (0)526 9130 9322

M.Sc. Deborah Knapp
University of Zurich, Limnological Station

Expertise:
Planktothrix rubescens in Lake Zurich
and Lake Constance
Sub-project: P6

deborah.knapp@uzh.ch
+41 (0)44 634 9213

M.Sc. Žiga Ogorelec
University of Konstanz, Limnological Institute

Expertise:
fish zooplankton interactions
Sub-project: P3

ziga.ogorelec@uni-konstanz.de
+49 (0)1639 824 095

M.Sc. Maike Sabel
University of Konstanz, Limnological Institute

Expertise:
littoral communities in lakes, data analysis (programming language R)
Sub-project: L9

maike.sabel@uni-konstanz.de
+49 (0)7531 88 3532

Scientific staff

Dr. Stuart Dennis
Eawag, Aquatic Ecology

Expertise:
evolutionary biology, phenotypic plasticity, genomics
Sub-project: L10

stuart.dennis@eawag.ch
+41 (0)58 765 6450

Dr. J. Tyrell DeWeber
Fisheries Research Centre
Langenargen (FFS-LAZBW)

Expertise:
fisheries ecology and management, statistical modelling of ecological processes, decision science      
Sub-project: P2

Tyrell.deweber@lazbw.bwl.de
+49 (0)7543 930 8315

Dr. Cameron Hudson
Eawag, Fish Ecology & Evolution

Expertise:
phenotypic evolution of invasive species
Sub-project: L13

cameron.hudson@eawag.ch
+41 (0)58 765 2120

M.Sc. Barbara Scholz
Fisheries Research Centre Langenargen
(FFS-LAZBW)

Expertise:
fish ecology in lakes
Sub-project: L12

barbara.scholz@lazbw.bwl.de
+49 (0)7543 9308 331

Dr. Bernd Wahl
Inst. for Lake Research (ISF-LUBW)

Expertise:
lake physics questions
Sub-project: P7

bernd.wahl@lubw.bwl.de
+49 (0)7543 304 170

Dr. Simone Wengrat Ribeiro
University of Konstanz, Limnological Institute

Expertise:
Paleolimnology
Sub-project: P8

simone.wengrat-ribeiro@uni-konstanz.de
+49 (0)177 9223 743

Dr. Thomas Wolf
Inst. for Lake Research (ISF-LUBW)

Expertise:
lake physics, numerical modelling, remote sensing
Sub-project: P7

thomas.wolf@lubw.bwl.de
+49 (0)7543 304 215

Scientific support

B.Sc. Angelina Arquint
Eawag, Fish Ecology & Evolution
Sub-project: L13

angelina.arquint@eawag.ch

Technical support

Dipl. Ing. Eugen Loher
University of Zurich, Limnological Station

Expertise:
mass spectrometry, flow cytometry
Sub-project: P6

loher@limnol.uzh.ch
+41 (0)44 634 9241