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Completed projects

A unifying basis for the molecular detection and source tracking of bacterial faecal pollution in water
Duration: 2012 – 2017
Funding body: FWF
Contact: Andreas Farnleitner
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AQUAVALENS - Protecting the health of Europeans by improving methods for the detection of pathogens in drinking water and water used in food preparation
Duration: 2013 – 2018
Funding body: EU
Contact: Andreas Farnleitner, Alexander Kirschner

Microbial faecal pollution patterns along large rivers
Duration: 2013 – 2017
Funding body: FWF
Contact: Alexander Kirschner/ Andreas Farnleitner
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Faecal source tracking along the urban wastewater path (GEBAM)
Duration: 2011 – 2016
Funding body: FWF
Contact: Andreas Farnleitner
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Health-relevance of viable but non-culturable Legionellae
Duration: 2012 – 2016
Funding body: FWF
Contact: Alexander Kirschner
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Microbial communities inherent to karstic aquifers – ecological driving forces in the depth (Kooperationsprojekt mit EAWAG, Schweiz)
Duration: 2011 – 2014
Funding body: AMBIZIONE, Schweizerischer Nationalfonds (SNF)
Contact: Inés Wilhartitz
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Ecology, Pathogenicity and Diversity of Vibrio cholerae in Lake Neusiedler See
Duration: 2009 – 2014
Funding body: FWF
Contact: Alexander Kirschner
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Structure of microbiota from sources of faecal contamination
Duration: 2009 – 2014
Funding body: FWF
Contact: Georg Reischer
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Elucidating faecal microbiota for source tracking (APART Förderung)
Duration: 2009 – 2012
Funding body: Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (ÖAW)
Contact: Georg Reischer

Investigating and assessing the performance of a UV disinfection system for wastewater
Duration: 2010 – 2011
Funding body: Kommunalkreditbank, Lebensministerium
Contact: Regina Sommer

Quantitative microbial source tracking (QMST)
Duration: 2007 – 2011
Funding body: FWF
Contact: Andreas Farnleitner

Microbiology of Alpine karstic springs
Duration: 2002 – 2009
Funding body: MA 31, Stadt Wien
Contact: Andreas Farnleitner

Microbial activity in Alpine karstic springs
Duration: 2005 – 2009
Funding body: FWF
Contact: Andreas Farnleitner

Joint Danube Survey 2007
Duration: 2007 - 2008
Funding body: ICPDR, Bundesamt für Wassergüte
Contact: Alexander Kirschner, Andreas Farnleitner
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Long-time monitoring of botulinum neurotoxin C1 in the National Park Neusiedler See – Seewinkel
Duration: 2002 – 2004
Funding body: Land Burgenland, Nationalpark Neusiedler See-Seewinkel
Contact: Alexander Kirschner, Andreas Farnleitner

Avian botulism in the National Park Neusiedler See - Seewinkel
Duration: 1999 – 2001
Funding body: Land Burgenland, Nationalpark Neusiedler See-Seewinkel
Contact: Alexander Kirschner, Andreas Farnleitner