Water Quality Section of AFS

AQUATIC SCIENTISTS PUSH BACK AGAINST NARROW WOTUS RULE

American Fisheries Society • Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography • Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation • Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society • International Association for Great Lakes Research • North American Lake...

Atlantic City Annual Meeting Review

The WQ section supported two symposia held at the 2018 AFS meeting in Atlantic City, NJ. Andrew Todd and Yetta Jager organized the symposium ‘Bad Acid: Past and future risk of acidification to aquatic...

Melvin Samson: 2016 Student Poster Winner

Melvin Samson of State University of NY College of Environmental Science and Forestry has won our annual poster award. His  poster  is entitled:  Tracking Hypoxia Exposure in Yellow Perch with Otolith Chemistry: Spatial Variation in...

Coho salmon mortality in Western US watersheds

Bioinfiltration prevents lethal stormwater impacts. Adult coho salmon Oncorhynchus kisutch return each autumn to freshwater spawning habitats throughout western North America. The migration coincides with increasing seasonal rainfall, which in turn increases storm water...

International Aquatic Life Use Guidelines

This short article provides a quick overview of the status of aquatic life use guidelines internationally.  As with water quality criteria, guidelines are varied and limited internationally.  We provide a few examples that we...

Andrew Todd is new President Elect

Congratulations to Andrew Todd on being elected as the new President Elect of the Water Quality Section.  Professionally, Andrew works as a research biologist, conducting research on the impacts of diverse stressors (e.g. acid-rock drainage,...