The New Year always brings thoughts of transformation— aspirations for change that are often mixed with poignant appreciation for the way things were. I’d like to comment on just a few of these for SFS.
News & Events
SFS Annual Meeting abstract submission deadline extended to February 5, 2018
Longtime SFS member and Oregon State University professor Dr. Norman Anderson passed away January 13, 2018.
Freshwater-specific articles (5): Freshwater Biology, Hydrobiologia, Limnology and Oceanography, Marine and Freshwater Research, River Research and Applications
Broad-based articles (3): Ecology, Ecology Letters, Oecologia
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.
Update on WOTUS: New response from CASS to Scott Pruitt and Ryan Fisher.
This month's featured article: David M. Walters, Morgan A. Ford, Robert E. Zuellig. 2017. A digital reference collection for aquatic macroinvertebrates of North America. Freshwater Science 36(4): 693-697.
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.
One consequence of serving as SFS president is that I have become more attuned to the rich array of contributions made by individuals in our community. Rather than attempting to impart wisdom or inspiration directly (fat chance, Baxter!), I'll encourage you to find these in my accounts of others–I've always been a story-teller anyway, though an admittedly long-winded one!