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 7.275 724.0 2012-2021 Yes
Lake Baldegg Natural 66.0 0.174 5.221 463.0 2012-2021 Yes
Lake Hallwil Natural 48.0 0.285 9.947 449.0 2012-2021 Yes
Lake Biel Natural 74.0 1.12 39.3 429.0 1993-2021 Yes
Upper Lake Constance Natural 251.0 47.6 481.72133 395.0 1981-2021 Yes
Lower Lake Constance Natural 45.0 0.8 26.592665 395.0 1981-2021 Yes
Lake Brienz Natural 259.0 5.17 29.8 564.0 1981-2021 Yes
Lake Thun Natural 217.0 6.5 47.927 558.0 1981-2021 Yes
Lake Geneva Natural 309.0 89.0 582.21 372.0 1981-2021 Yes
Greifensee Natural 32.0 0.15 8.447586 435.0 1981-2021 Yes
Lac de la Gruyère Artificial 75.0 0.22 9.6 677.0 1989-2021 Yes
Klöntalersee Natural, used as reservoir 45.0 0.056 3.3 848.0 1981-2021 Yes
Lac de Joux Natural, used as reservoir 32.0 0.145 8.77 1004.0 2009-2021 Yes
Lago di Vogorno Artificial 204.0 0.1 470.0 1981-2021 No
Lake Maggiore Natural 372.0 37.0 212.5115 193.0 1981-2021 Yes
Upper Lake Lugano Natural 288.0 4.69 27.3 271.0 1981-2021 Yes
Lower Lake Lugano Natural 95.0 1.14 20.0 271.0 1981-2021 Yes
Lake Lungern Natural, used as reservoir 68.0 0.065 1.99112 688.0 2010-2021 Yes
Lake Murten Natural 45.0 0.55 23.0 429.0 1981-2021 Yes
Lake Neuchâtel Natural 152.0 13.77 217.9 429.0 1981-2021 Yes
Lake Pfäffikon Natural 36.0 0.059 3.197506 537.0 1981-2021 Yes
Lake Sempach Natural 87.0 0.66 14.0897 504.0 2010-2021 Yes
Lake Sarnen Natural 51.0 0.239 7.14695 469.0 2010-2021 Yes
Lake Lucerne: Alpnachersee Natural 35.0 0.1 4.7616 434.0 1981-2021 Yes
Lake Lucerne: Urnersee Natural 200.0 3.16 21.996 434.0 1981-2021 Yes
Lake Lucerne: Gersauer- and Treibbecken Natural 214.0 4.41 30.274 434.0 1981-2021 Yes
Lake Lucerne: Kreuztrichter and Vitznauerbecken Natural 151.0 4.35 58.9215 434.0 1981-2021 Yes
Walensee Natural 151.0 2.5 24.1356 419.0 1981-2021 Yes
Lake Zug Natural 197.0 3.2 38.2 417.0 1981-2021 Yes
Sihlsee Artificial 22.0 0.096 11.03606 889.0 2012-2021 Yes
Wägitalersee Artificial 65.0 0.15 4.18 900.0 2012-2021 No
Upper Lake Zurich Natural 48.0 0.47 20.3 406.0 1981-2021 Yes
Lower Lake Zurich Natural 136.0 3.36 66.6 406.0 1981-2021 Yes
Lago di Poschiavo Natural 85.0 0.12 1.98 962.0 1981-2021 Yes
Lake Sils Natural 71.0 0.137 4.11474 1797.0 2014-2021 Yes
Lake Silvaplana Natural 77.0 0.14 2.71465 1791.0 2014-2021 Yes
Lake St. Moritz Natural 44.0 0.02 0.78 1768.0 1981-2021 Yes
Lake Lauerz Natural 14.0 0.0234 3.0664 447.0 1981-2021 Yes
Rotsee Natural 16.0 0.003815 0.4675 419.0 1981-2021 Yes
Daubensee Natural 50.0 2207.0 2013-2021 No
Lej da Vadret Natural 50.0 2160.0 2014-2021 No
Lake Davos Natural 54.0 0.0156 1558.0 1981-2021 No
Lac de l'Hongrin Natural 105.0 0.0532 1250.0 2012-2021 No
Türlersee Natural 22.1 0.006485 0.4987 643.0 1981-2021 Yes
Amsoldingersee Natural 13.9 0.002591 0.380696 641.0 2012-2021 Yes
Lac Noir Natural 10.0 0.002523 1045.0 1989-2021 No
Moossee Natural 21.1 0.00306 0.303509 521.0 1981-2021 Yes
Mauensee Natural 9.0 504.0 2010-2021 Yes
Oeschinensee Natural 56.0 0.04019 1.16 1578.0 1983-2021 Yes
Soppensee Natural 27.0 0.00286 0.2499 596.0 2010-2021 Yes
Inkwilersee Natural 5.0 0.00094 0.101619 461.0 2011-2021 Yes
Hüttwilersee Natural 15 0.34617 434.0 2010-2021 Yes
Lake Cadagno Natural 21.0 0.00242 0.234821 1921.0 1981-2021 Yes
Lago Ritom Natural 69.0 0.048 1850.0 1981-2021 No