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Making Waves

Making Waves

Making Waves is a podcast produced by the Society for Freshwater Science that aims to bring current research in freshwater to a broader audience through engaging interviews with scientists. The podcast features short interviews with researchers in the field of freshwater science. Topics include biodiversity, ecology, technology, and more.


Making Waves Ep. 28

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Author: 
Julie Kelso

Making Waves Ep. 28: Dissolved Organic Matter: What is it? Dr. Juliana D'Andrilli

This month's podcast is an interview with Dr. Juliana D'Andrilli recorded at the American Geophysical Union Fall meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Making Waves Ep. 27

Thursday, December 21, 2017
Author: 
Erin Larson

Making Waves Ep. 27: Animal Migrations and Freshwater Nutrient Subsidies, Dr. Amanda Subalusky

This month’s podcast features Dr. Amanda Subalusky discussing how migrations of large animals can introduce nutrient and energy subsidies into river systems and her research on the importance of subsidies from wildebeests and hippopotamuses to the Mara River in East Africa.

Making Waves Ep. 26

Friday, November 17, 2017
Author: 
Eric Moody

Making Waves Ep. 26: Carbon Fates, Dr. Erin Hotchkiss

This month's podcast features 2016 Hynes Award winner Dr. Erin Hotchkiss discussing her work on the fate of carbon in aquatic ecosystems. 

Making Waves Ep. 25

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Author: 
Erin Larson

Ep. 25: Modeling Environmental DNA Movement in Streams. Dr. Arial Shogren

This month's podcast features Dr. Arial Shogren discussing the challenges and benefits of using environmental DNA as a tool and her research on how particles like it move through streams.

Making Waves Ep. 24

Friday, June 9, 2017
Author: 
Erin Larson

Making Waves Ep. 24: Using Quantitative & Computational Approaches to Explain Biodiversity, Dr. Jonathan Tonkin

This month's podcast features Dr. Jonathan Tonkin discussing his recent work on explaining and predicting freshwater biodiversity patterns using quantitative and computational approaches.

Making Waves Ep. 23

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Author: 
Eric Moody

Making Waves Ep. 23: Freshwater Salinization, Dr. Miguel Cañedo-Argüelles

This month's podcast features Dr. Miguel Cañedo-Argüelles discussing his work on the salinization of freshwater ecosystems.

Making Waves Ep. 22

Monday, January 30, 2017
Author: 
Tim Cline

Making Waves Ep. 22:Counting the World's Lakes and How Much Water is in Them, Mathis Messager.

This month's podcast features Mathis Messager discussing his work on estimating the volume of water stored in lakes globally.

Making Waves Ep. 21

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Author: 
Erin Larson

Making Waves Ep. 21: River Conservation in Tropical Regions, Dr. Elizabeth Anderson.

This month's podcast features Dr. Elizabeth Anderson discussing her work on tropical rivers and her approaches to river conservation.

Making Waves Ep. 20

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Author: 
Eric Moody

Making Waves Ep. 20: Large River Ecology, Dr. Wyatt Cross.

This month's podcast features Dr. Wyatt Cross discussing his work on large rivers, especially the Colorado River.

Making Waves Ep. 19

Saturday, July 16, 2016
Author: 
Eric Moody

Making Waves Ep. 19: Long-Term Trends in Lake Ice Cover. Dr. Sapna Sharma

In this month's episode, Dr. Sapna Sharma talks about her recent work on very long-term trends in lake ice cover using some remarkable datasets.

Dr. Sapna Sharma

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