Water Systems and Global Change

The Water Systems and Global Change (WSG) group is a solution-oriented multidisciplinary research group where staff and students can develop new skills and excel in their science on water systems and global change.


Dear visitor,

Welcome to the website of the Water Systems and Global Change chairgroup. Feel free to have a look around to read more about our passion for water systems and global change. Questions? Do not hesitate to contact us!

On behalf of the WSG chairgroup,

Fulco Ludwig

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Too much, too little, too dirty: opportunities and threats in water for society and nature
- Water Systems and Global Change Group

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The WSG group has brought me an in-depth understanding of many social and ecological processes in water-related systems at multiple scales!
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