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Freshwater Science

About Freshwater Science

Member access to Freshwater Science (available to current SFS members)

Freshwater Science is published quarterly (March, June, September, and December) by the Society for Freshwater Science and the University of Chicago Press, Journals Division, 1427 E. 60th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637. The Society for Freshwater Science is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1953 and incorporated in the State of Illinois in 1967.  (Print ISSN 2161-9549, Online ISSN 2161-9565)

Access the current issue, ahead-of-print articles, or back issues including those published as the Journal of the North American Benthological Society (J-NABS) and Freshwater Invertebrate Biology (FIB) using your SFS website login.

Access to BRIDGES fact sheets is freely available. Freshwater Science BRIDGES issues are published about once a year and are comprised of a cluster of short articles offering different perspectives within a topic area. BRIDGES fact sheets highlight the main points of each BRIDGES cluster using non-technical language to aid in the accessibility of BRIDGES issues.

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Institutional Access

For information on institutional subscription rates for Freshwater Science, visit the University of Chicago Press website.

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