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Publications of the Society for Freshwater Science

Journal: Freshwater Science

Freshwater Science

Freshwater Science (FWS) publishes articles that advance understanding and environmental stewardship of all types of inland aquatic ecosystems (lakes, rivers, streams, reservoirs, subterranean, and estuaries) and ecosystems at the interface between aquatic and terrestrial habitats (wetlands, riparian areas, and floodplains). Freshwater Science is published quarterly (March, June, September, and December) by the The Society for Freshwater Science.

Publications for Members

In The Drift: The SFS Newsletter

The SFS newsletter "In the Drift" is a short and informal publication. Its main goals are to personalize SFS ongoing and newsworthy science, to help SFS members stay connected throughout the year, and to provide reminders of important items in the concurrently-published Bulletin.

Published 3x yearly.

Bulletin of the North American Benthological Society

Members-only. Published three times a year. Deadlines for Submissions: Spring issue: 1 February; Summer issue: 1 July Fall issue: 1 October

Note: As of Spring 2013, the SFS Bulletin has moved to a web-only format and is no longer published in a PDF.

SFS Bibliography (1959-2012)

Current and Selected Bibliographies on Benthic Biology is an annual bibliographic compilation of citations for scientific articles published during the preceding year that are pertinent to one (or more) of 19 taxonomic groupings or subject categories focusing on aquatic biology.

Bibliography published annually.

SFS Promotional Materials

SFS informational posters and brochures available to be used to inform the general public about freshwaters, educate students about opportunities in freshwater science, and recruit new members to our society.

Membership Directory

Members-only. Online version is updated annually.


Abstracts of presentations and posters at meetings

SFS Links

Collection of links to Internet resources.
Maintained by David Kirschtel

What's New
  • Making Waves Podcast Episode 26: Carbon Fates, Dr. Erin Hotchkiss more
  • Fall 2017 Issue of In the Drift now available! more
  • September 2017 Issue of Freshwater Science now online more
  • Does Cultural Diversity Matter to Scientific Societies? Read the President's Environment more
  • SFS Student Presentation Awards! more
  • In the drift just fell into your sampler! The Spring 2015 Newsletter is here! more
  • Making Waves Podcast Episode 14: Nitrogen Fixation in a Warming World, Dr. Jill Welter more
  • The deadline to submit proposals for AQUATROP Special Sessions or Symposiums is now November 17, 2017

  • SFS joins CASS in condemning silencing of EPA scientists

  • Andy Leidolf appointed as SFS Executive Director



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  • SFS signs two letters sent to the US EPA regarding the Trump Administration's proposed revisions to the Waters of the US rule


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