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2014 Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting


Humans rely on water, for our well-being, our livelihoods, our recreation. With increasing human population and accelerating climate change, social and scientific concerns over sustainable water resources are growing.

Scientists strive to understand how natural biological and chemical processes support the health and integrity of aquatic ecosystems. But to be effective, knowledge must be communicated in a clear and understandable fashion with the public and policy makers.

In response to emerging water-related challenges, a ground-breaking meeting of four aquatic science societies will be convened in Portland Oregon on 18-23 May, 2014. The first ever, Joint Aquatic Science Meeting (JASM), has the theme “Bridging Genes to Ecosystems: Aquatic Science in a time of Rapid Change.”

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What's New
  • SFS Award Recipients: Townsend, Wetzel & Barbour more
  • Check out the JASM session schedule! more
  • Two proposed revions to By-Laws more
  • 2014-2019 Strategic Plan ready for viewing more
  • Ready to join a Regional or International SFS Chapter? more
  • 2011 SFS Bibliography published - 288 pages of references! more
  • 2014 JASM Plenary Schedule Announced more
  • March 2014 Issue of Freshwater Science more
  • SFS members pen Science policy forum article on conservation of temporary waterways more
  • Freshwater Science feature article: Nutrient flux, uptake, and autrophic limitation in streams and rivers more
  • 3rd Symposium on Urbanization and Stream Ecology (SUSE) meeting in Portland, OR, May 15-17, 2014
  • Comments invited on EPA report focused on connectivity of streams and wetlands to downstream waters
  • Ruth M. Patrick (1907-2013), diatomist, stream ecologist and advocate

More SFS News...

Freshwater Science

FWS: Freshwater Science

Published quarterly. Current Issue: March 2014,
Volume 33 Issue 1

Making Waves: The SFS Podcast

Episode 8: Conflicting Interests in Bristol Bay, AK: Mining vs. Salmon, Carol Ann Woody
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