Salt Lake (Turkey) Water and Environmental Research Center


Salt Lake Water and Environmental Reseaech Center (ASU-WERC) produces knowledge and technologies that address issues of water management, climate change and the environment and water resource challenges faced by the Aksaray region.

ASU-WERC conducts basic and applied research related to water and environmental resources.

ASU-WERC research aims to help improve the quality of life for inhabitants while supporting careful and sustainable development of Salt Lakes bountiful natural resources, protecting fragile ecosystems, and seeking to better understand the role of the the global system.

ASU-WERC disseminates pertinent research information to the public.

Research disciplines at ASU-WERC include:

  • environmental, civil, engineering
  • environmental science
  • limnology
  • hydrology
  • microbiology
  • geochemistry
  • hydraulics
  • biotechnology
  • nanotechnology