Ecologist and diatomist Charles David (Dave) McIntire passed away peacefully on January 4, 2019, from complications from leukemia. He was 86 years old.
The Board of Directors has approved revisions to the SFS by-laws, with a summary provided here.
Freshwater-Specific Journals (5): Freshwater Biology (2), Hydrobiologia (2), Marine and Freshwater Research (5), Limnology and Oceanography Letters (1), Limnology and Oceanography (1)
Contribute your freshwater knowledge to WikiProject Limnology & Oceanography! This month, we talk to two of the WikiProject’s leaders, Dr. Jake Zwart and Dr. Arial Shogren, about why we need more freshwater science on Wikipedia and how you can contribute your expertise. There will be a free workshop on editing Wikipedia at the SFS Annual Meeting in Salt Lake from 2-4:30 pm on Sunday, May 19 so be sure to sign up when you’re registering for the meeting.
Find out more about WikiProject Limnology & Oceanography here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Limnology_and_Oceanography
You can stay up-to-date on upcoming edit-a-thons and workshops by following the WikiProject on Twitter (@WikiProjectLO) or requesting to be added to a listserv by emailing the project leads (WikiProjectLO@gmail.com)
SFS submitted a comment on the proposed rule by the US EPA to change the definition of the Waters of the US (WOTUS).
Freshwater-specific Journals (6): Freshwater Science, Freshwater Biology, Limnology and Oceanography, Hydrobiologia, River Research and Applications, Marine and Freshwater Research
Broad-based Journals (6): Ecology, Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Nature, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Oecologia, Ecological Applications
Freshwater-specific Journals (5): Freshwater Biology, Freshwater Science, Hydrobiologia, Limnology and Oceanography, Limnology and Oceanography Letters
Broad-based Journals (2): Ecology, Oikos
This month's featured article: Katrin Schmidt, Richard G. Pearson, Ross A. Alford, and Robert Puschendorf. Tadpole species have variable roles in litter breakdown, sediment removal, and nutrient cycling in a tropical stream. Freshwater Science 38(1):103–112.
Freshwater-Specific Journals (5): Freshwater Science (7), Freshwater Biology (3), Hydrobiologia (3), River Research and Applications (6), Marine and Freshwater Research (3)
The 2019 Annual Meeting Committee has been hard at work preparing for the upcoming annual meeting in Salt Lake City May 19-23 at the Salt Palace Convention Center.