Paul Hamilton Invites you to the Diatom Winter Solstice Meeting 2022!'Twas some nights before Christmas, again! The Diatom Winter Solstice Zoom Party returns. Please register here.
Attention ISDR membersThe following members have agreed to stand as candidates for election to the Council. You should have received a form via email. Return the voting form to the ISDR Secretary, Ingrid Jüttner (Ingrid.Juettner@museumwales.ac.uk), by Friday 21st October 2022. OR if you did not receive a form, contact us!
In memory of our friend and colleague Klaus KempKlaus Kemp was a very gifted diatomist who produced wonderful arrangements of diatoms. This is the story of his life and memories of diatomists who became his friends and admired his skills and knowledge.
3rd German Intercalibration ExerciseThe intercalibration exercise is aimed at laboratories as well as facilities, which professionally assess water quality based on benthic diatom analyses and other interested diatomists.
In memory of our friend and colleague Luc EctorLuc was the glue of so many lives and friendships in the diatom world; he was humble and always ready to help, no matter who. Always ready to tell a joke or a story to cheer someone up. The diatom community has lost one of its main, and most generous protagonists.
Lakes in Tursujuq National Park Northern Quebec, CanadaSince my beginnings in geographical sciences, understanding the functioning of ecosystems and their temporal evolution has always fascinated me.
1st meeting (online) of Spanish speaking diatomistsMore than 100 diatomists from Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Spain, and Uruguay met online.
Peace, democracy, and solidarity for UkraineThe International Society for Diatom Research expresses its solidarity with the people of Ukraine.
DIATOM RESEARCH: Rare Aulacoseira resting sporesThis manuscript presents a summary of the sediment diatom flora from a lake in Finland, including documentation of resting spores of Aulacoseira species.
A small lake with a large story to tell: what does it take to represent an EpochThe lake tells a history of increasing impacts from 250 years ago and further change documenting a period of the “Great Acceleration” disturbance after the Second World War.
DIATOM RESEARCH: A simple method for making transverse cleavagesMayama & Mayama 2021. A simple method for making transverse cleavages of diatom frustules for scanning electron microscopy and its application. Diatom Research 36(4): 305-311 is now available at Taylor & Francis Online.
3rd German Intercalibration ExerciseThe intercalibration exercise is aimed at laboratories, facilities, and diatomists that assess water quality based on benthic diatom analyses.
Results of the 6th Nordic NetworkThe results of the 6th NorBAF (Nordic Network - Benthic Algae in Freshwater) diatom exercise are now published (Kahlert et al. 2021).