The aquatic research institute Eawag is working with the 1D lake model Simstrat (v2.0) for a better understanding of lake dynamics. This website contains the results of this lake model applied to 54 Swiss lakes over many years.

In order to view these results for a specific lake, click on on its name in the map below. The table can be sorted by clicking on the headers. The model results are updated every week.

Lake Type Depth [m] Volume [km3] Area [km2] Elevation [m] Model timeframe Calibrated
Lake Aegeri Natural 83.0 0.36 7.3 724 2012-2018 Yes
Lake Baldegg Natural 66.0 0.174 5.2 463 2012-2018 Yes
Lake Hallwil Natural 48.0 0.285 10.3 449 2012-2018 Yes
Lake Biel Natural 74.0 1.12 39.3 429 1993-2018 Yes
Upper Lake Constance Natural 251.0 47.6 473 395 1981-2018 Yes
Lower Lake Constance Natural 45.0 0.8 63 395 1981-2018 Yes
Lake Brienz Natural 259.0 5.17 29.8 564 1981-2018 Yes
Lake Thun Natural 217.0 6.5 48.3 558 1981-2018 Yes
Lake Geneva Natural 309.0 89 580 372 1981-2018 Yes
Greifensee Natural 32.0 0.15 8.5 435 1981-2018 Yes
Lac de la Gruyère Artificial 75.0 0.22 9.6 677 1989-2018 Yes
Klöntalersee Natural, used as reservoir 45.0 0.056 3.3 848 1981-2018 Yes
Lac de Joux Natural, used as reservoir 32.0 0.145 8.77 1004 2009-2018 Yes
Lago di Vogorno Artificial 204.0 0.1 1.68 470 1981-2018 No
Lake Maggiore Natural 372.0 37 212.5 193 1981-2018 Yes
Upper Lake Lugano Natural 288.0 4.69 27.5 271 1981-2018 Yes
Lower Lake Lugano Natural 95.0 1.14 20.3 271 1981-2018 Yes
Lake Lungern Natural, used as reservoir 68.0 0.065 2 688 2010-2018 Yes
Lake Murten Natural 45.0 0.55 22.8 429 1981-2018 Yes
Lake Neuchâtel Natural 152.0 13.77 218.3 429 1981-2018 Yes
Lake Pfäffikon Natural 36.0 0.059 3.3 537 1981-2018 Yes
Lake Sempach Natural 87.0 0.66 14.5 504 2010-2018 Yes
Lake Sarnen Natural 51.0 0.239 7.5 469 2010-2018 Yes
Lake Lucerne: Alpnachersee Natural 35.0 0.1 4.5 434 1981-2018 Yes
Lake Lucerne: Urnersee Natural 200.0 3.16 22 434 1981-2018 Yes
Lake Lucerne: Gersauer- and Treibbecken Natural 214.0 4.41 30 434 1981-2018 Yes
Lake Lucerne: Kreuztrichter and Vitznauerbecken Natural 151.0 4.35 59 434 1981-2018 Yes
Walensee Natural 151.0 2.5 24.2 419 1981-2018 Yes
Lake Zug Natural 197.0 3.2 38.3 417 1981-2018 Yes
Sihlsee Artificial 22.0 0.096 11.3 889 2012-2018 Yes
Wägitalersee Artificial 65.0 0.15 4.18 900 2012-2018 No
Upper Lake Zurich Natural 48.0 0.47 20.3 406 1981-2018 Yes
Lower Lake Zurich Natural 136.0 3.36 68.2 406 1981-2018 Yes
Lago di Poschiavo Natural 85.0 0.12 1.98 962 1981-2018 Yes
Lake Sils Natural 71.0 0.137 4.1 1797 2014-2018 Yes
Lake Silvaplana Natural 77.0 0.14 2.7 1791 2014-2018 Yes
Lake St. Moritz Natural 44.0 0.02 0.78 1768 1981-2018 Yes
Lake Lauerz Natural 14.0 0.0234 3.07 447 1981-2018 Yes
Rotsee Natural 16.0 0.003815 0.48 419 1981-2018 Yes
Daubensee Natural 0.64 2207 2013-2018 No
Lej da Vadret Natural 0.43 2160 2014-2018 No
Lake Davos Natural 54.0 0.0156 0.59 1558 1981-2018 No
Lac de l'Hongrin Natural 105.0 0.0532 1.6 1250 2012-2018 No
Türlersee Natural 22.1 0.006485 0.497 643 1981-2018 Yes
Amsoldingersee Natural 14.0 0.002553 0.3815 641 2012-2018 Yes
Lac Noir Natural 10.0 0.002523 0.47 1045 1989-2018 No
Moossee Natural 21.0 0.00339 0.31 521 1981-2018 Yes
Mauensee Natural 9.0 0.55 504 2010-2018 Yes
Oeschinensee Natural 56.0 0.04019 1.115 1578 1983-2018 Yes
Soppensee Natural 27.0 0.00286 0.2499 596 2010-2018 Yes
Inkwilersee Natural 6.0 0.00094 0.1016 461 2011-2018 Yes
Hüttwilersee Natural 15.0 0.34 434 2010-2018 Yes
Lake Cadagno Natural 21.0 0.00242 0.26 1921 1981-2018 Yes
Lago Ritom Natural 69.0 0.048 1.49 1850 1981-2018 No