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Publications of the Society for Freshwater Science

Journal: Freshwater Science

Freshwater Science

Freshwater Science (FWS) publishes articles that advance understanding and environmental stewardship of all types of inland aquatic ecosystems (lakes, rivers, streams, reservoirs, subterranean, and estuaries) and ecosystems at the interface between aquatic and terrestrial habitats (wetlands, riparian areas, and floodplains). Freshwater Science is published quarterly (March, June, September, and December) by the The Society for Freshwater Science.

Publications for Members

In The Drift: The SFS Newsletter

The SFS newsletter "In the Drift" is a short and informal publication. Its main goals are to personalize SFS ongoing and newsworthy science, to help SFS members stay connected throughout the year, and to provide reminders of important items in the concurrently-published Bulletin.

Published 3x yearly.

Bulletin of the North American Benthological Society

Members-only. Published three times a year. Deadlines for Submissions: Spring issue: 1 February; Summer issue: 1 July Fall issue: 1 October

Note: As of Spring 2013, the SFS Bulletin has moved to a web-only format and is no longer published in a PDF.

SFS Bibliography (1959-2012)

Current and Selected Bibliographies on Benthic Biology is an annual bibliographic compilation of citations for scientific articles published during the preceding year that are pertinent to one (or more) of 19 taxonomic groupings or subject categories focusing on aquatic biology.

Bibliography published annually.

SFS Promotional Materials

SFS informational posters and brochures available to be used to inform the general public about freshwaters, educate students about opportunities in freshwater science, and recruit new members to our society.

Membership Directory

Members-only. Online version is updated annually.


Abstracts of presentations and posters at meetings

SFS Links

Collection of links to Internet resources.
Maintained by David Kirschtel

What's New
  • Making Waves Ep. 24: Quantitative and Computational Approaches to Explain Biodiversity, Dr. Jonathan Tonkin more
  • Emily Bernhardt's President's Environment: Freshwater Science Family Reunion more
  • June 2017 issue of Freshwater Science now online more
  • What's happenin'? Find out the news In The Drift... more
  • Read the Spring 2016 issue of in the drift! more
  • Proposed Constitutional Revisions 2016 more
  • Newsletter! Newsletter! in the drift more
  • SFS announces logo redesign competition. Submissions due 21 Aug. 2017.

  • Please take a short survey on the SFS logo redesign

  • The SFS ad hoc committee on inclusivity is producing a short video to highlight why freshwater scientists value having a diverse and inclusive society

  • Upcoming deadlines for the Fourth Symposium on Urbanization and Stream Ecology

  • New BRIDGES cluster highlights rapid evidence synthesis in environmental causal assessments


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