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Lysimeter Research Group

Welcome to the Lysimeter Research Group!

Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Peter CEPUDER
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
Department of Water, Atmosphere and Environment
Institute of Hydraulics and Rural Water Management

Muthgasse 18
1190 Wien

phone: +43 664 1013828

Call for Papers: 17th Lysimeter Conference 2017 in Gumpenstein
Call for Papers: 17th Lysimeter Conference 2017 in Gumpenstein posted on Thursday, 2016-06-23 at 13:44 from klamger

Call for Papers for the 17th Lysimeter Conference at AREC Raumberg-Gumpenstein, from Tuesday the 9th to Wednesday the 10th of May 2017.

General Topic:
"Lysimeter research - options and limits"
(Pesticide studies are particulaty desired)

If you want to deliver an oral presentation or to present a poster, please send your application by email to Mrs. Brigitte Marold ( until Friday, the 19th of August 2016. The application should include the following details:
• name and address of the authors
• title (short and concise)
• abstract (maximum length 300 words)
• keywords (3-5)
• type of presentation (oral presentation or poster).

The scientific advisory council of the Lysimeter Research Group will decide until the middle of September 2016 whether your paper or poster is accepted or not. If your paper or poster is accepted, your full-length manuscript has to be submitted to no later than 13th of January 2017. Further information and the instructions for the full-length paper will follow.

Invitation to the LRG General Assembly 2015 posted on Wednesday, 2015-04-01 at 14:55 from klamger

The General Assembly of the Lysimeter Research Group will take place on April 20, 2015, 3 p.m. at the HBLFA Raumberg-Gumpenstein (Altirdning 11, A-8952 Irdning).

For more information (agenda and proposal for candidates of the executive board) please follow the link below!
Read the whole article "Invitation to the LRG General Assembly 2015"
Program Lysimeter Conference 2015
Program Lysimeter Conference 2015 posted on Saturday, 2015-02-14 at 20:33 from klamger

The program for the Lysimeter Conference 2015 on April 21-22 in Raumberg-Gumpenstein is now available:
Link Program Lysimeter Conference
Lysimeter Excursion 2014 posted on Tuesday, 2014-11-11 at 13:33 from klamger

The Lysimeter Excursion 2014 took place from October 20 to 23. Eight participants from Hungary, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Germany, Austria and Slovakia visited followind lysimeter sites:

- Borovce (Slovakia)
- Michalovce (Slovakia)
- Karcag (Hungary)

The report of the excursion is available in the Download area:
Download Report Excursion
Elmar-Stenitzer-Award posted on Wednesday, 2014-07-16 at 11:05 from klamger

In recognition of his life´s work in envnironmental research UMS Munich is founding the Elmar-Stenitzer-Preis. This award is given to students and young scientists for intented projects with focus on soil, vegetation, hydrology, earth sciences or environmental research - independent whether it´s fundamental or applied research.

The application is possible for individuals, who are matriculated or employed at any European University or similar institution and - valid for the date of application - did not finish their PhD yet.

The award consists of a certificate and a prize in the amount of 10.000 Euro (gross). The price can be used to purchase equipment and services out of the UMS product catalog.

Further information and application at

Lysimeter Session at EGU 2014 posted on Wednesday, 2013-12-18 at 17:31 from klamger

The Lysimeter Research Group could set up a co-organized session at the EGU 2014 on „Estimation of soil-atmosphere and vadose zone water fluxes by use of precision lysimeter measurements“.


27 April – 2 May 2014 in Vienna, Austria

Convener: Wolfgang Durner
Co-Conveners: Ute Wollschläger, Peter Cepuder, Harry Vereecken

The abstract submission deadline is 16 January 2014.
Read the whole article "Lysimeter Session at EGU 2014"
Proceedings of the 15th Lysimeter Conference for Download
Proceedings of the 15th Lysimeter Conference for Download posted on Friday, 2013-01-18 at 23:37 from plieschn

The proceedings of the 15th Lysimeter Conference "Lysimeter research as an instrument for decision support" held on April 16th and 17th 2013 at the LFZ Raumberg-Gumpenstein can be downloaded from

Download Proceedings (2013)
Read the whole article "Proceedings of the 15th Lysimeter Conference for Download"
20 years lysimeter site Wagna, Austria
20 years lysimeter site Wagna, Austria posted on Friday, 2012-10-19 at 00:46 from plieschn

The ceremony on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the lysimeter site Wagna, Austria, was held on September 24th, 2012 in Graz.
Read the whole article "20 years lysimeter site Wagna, Austria"

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