Lakes in Tursujuq National Park Northern Quebec, Canada

Since my beginnings in geographical sciences, understanding the functioning of ecosystems and their temporal evolution has always fascinated me.

New opportunities in Poland

New diatom jobs at our opportunities page!

1st meeting (online) of Spanish speaking diatomists

More than 100 diatomists from Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Spain, and Uruguay met online.

Peace, democracy, and solidarity for Ukraine

The International Society for Diatom Research expresses its solidarity with the people of Ukraine.

DIATOM RESEARCH: Rare Aulacoseira resting spores

This 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 Epoch

The 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 cleavages

Mayama & 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 Exercise

The intercalibration exercise is aimed at laboratories, facilities, and diatomists that assess water quality based on benthic diatom analyses.

Results of the 6th Nordic Network

The results of the 6th NorBAF (Nordic Network - Benthic Algae in Freshwater) diatom exercise are now published (Kahlert et al. 2021).

With great sadness

With deep regret we report the news that our dear colleague, Dr. Leanne Armand, a long-time member of ISDR and dedicated Council Member, recently passed away.

Special General Meeting of the International Society for Diatom Research

There will be a short (30 minutes) Special General Meeting of the International Society for Diatom Research on Thursday 2 December 2021 to pass a resolution to transfer ISDR to a Charitable […]

IDS new information!

See the full programme in the ids 2021 website.

IDS new dates! New news!

New dates for: abstract submission August 1st presentation submission August 8th Maximal two abstracts per person (one oral presentation and one poster) Stay informed:

New static webpage for the online IDS 2021 and some organizational news

You can find the new static webpage with information about the online IDS 2021 in here: Important news: The abstract submission has been extended to July 20th 2021 Videos […]

Second circular – online International Diatom Symposium

Second circular for the online IDS contains: registration website, tentative schedule and description of presentation and poster procedures.