The LRG supports scientific meetings, mainly the Lysimeter conferences in Raumberg-Gumpenstein (Styria, Austria), and organizes excursions to lysimeter stations and related research sites around Europe. Furthermore, the LRG provides a website including the European lysimeter platform to foster learning and collaboration between lysimeter researchers.
The main intention of the LRG is advancing scientific and educational exchange in the field of lysimetry and related research areas on an international level.
The Lysimeter Research Group (LRG) was established in 1992 as a registered nonprofit association with free membership (ZVR-Nr. 806128239, Austria). The LRG is organized as an executive board and an international scientific advisory board.
Program and online registration
created on 21. March 2022
Program and online registration
created on 17. March 2021
It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of our esteemed colleague and honorary member Hofrat Univ.Prof.DI Dr. Eduard Klaghofer. He deceased end of May 2020 at the age of 76.
created on 10. June 2020
Prof. Zhishan Zhang is pleased to announce the start of operation of their new lysimeter station in June 2019, after three years of construction. It mainly consists of 36 large weighing lysimeters with a diameter of 2.25 m and a depth of 3.35 m, and a mobile greenhouse equipped with 12 rainfall simulators.
created on 7. January 2020
The conference (in German): 7. Umweltökologisches Symposium "Oberflächengewässerschutz" was held as online webinar
updated on 10. June 2020
We thank Prof. Dr. Ralph Meißner for his engagement in the lysimeter research group for many years.
With great pleasure we would like to announce the new executive board.
Thank you for joining the 18th Lysimeter conference. We are looking back to a successful conference with interesting presentations and discussions.
Ordinary membership is free of charge. Ordinary members are informed about activities of the LRG and have voting rights in the General Assembly.
Honorary membership is awarded by the executive board for special services.
|Dr. Kurt Chytil||Life time honorary membership awarded on 2003-04-29 (Dr. Chytil deceased in 2013)|
|Dipl.-Phys. Dietmar Klotz||Life time honorary membership awarded on 2005-04-04|
|Ing. Diethelm Patter||Life time honorary membership awarded on 2005-04-04|
|Dr. Gerfried Eder||Life time honorary membership awarded on 2007-04-17|
|Dr. Klaus-Wenzel Becker||Life time honorary membership awarded on 2007-04-17|
|Hofrat Univ.-Prof. Dr. Eduard Klaghofer||Life time honorary membership awarded on 2009-04-20 (Eduard Klaghofer deceased in 2020)|
|Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hans Zojer||Life time honorary membership awarded on 2009-04-20|
|Steffen||BIRK||Universität Graz, AT|
|Peter||CEPUDER||Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, AT|
|Wolfgang||DURNER||TU Braunschweig, DE|
|Johann||FANK||JR-AquaConSol, Graz, AT|
|Markus||HERNDL||HBLFA Raumberg-Gumpenstein, AT|
|Steffi||KNOBLAUCH||Thüringer Landesanstalt für Landwirtschaft, DE|
|Georg||LEITINGER||Universität Innsbruck, AT|
|Ralph||MEISSNER||Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung - UFZ, DE|
|Thomas||PÜTZ||Forschungszentrum Jülich, DE|
|Sascha||RETH||UGT GmbH, DE|
|Josef||SPRINGER||Landwirtschaftskammer Niederösterreich, AT|
|Christine||STUMPP||Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, AT|
|Georg||VON UNOLD||METER Group, DE|
|Jozsef||ZSEMBELI||Karcag Research Institute, HU|
|Andreas||KLIK||Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, AT|
|Hubert||HOLZMANN||Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, AT|