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International Journal of Lakes and Rivers (IJLR)




Associate Editors:

Catherine M. Pringle, Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia,308 Biological Sciences Building, Athens, GA 30602-2602, USA

William Michael Last, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.

Editorial Board Members:


Kiran Shankarrao Shillewar, Head Department of Fishery Science, Science College, Nanded, Nanded, Maharashtra.
Area of Interest : Fishery Science


Dr A. Mebarki, Professor, Department in Civil Engineering, Risk and Reliability, Structural Analysis University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, France.
Area of Interest : Natural & Industrial Hazards Modeling Structural Vulnerability, Structural Analysis, Damage Index : Masonry, Metal, Concrete, Post-Disaster Damage Evaluation, Effects Of Quakes, Tsunamis, Floods, Doughtiness, Industrial Explosions and Structural Fragment Impacts, Risk & Reliability Analysis and Simulations, Integrated Probabilistic Framework & Modeling, Domino Effect , Post-Disaster Evaluation, Damage Identification, Resilience, Crowd Evacuation, Risk-Based Optimal Layout



A.R.S. Menon, Department, Priority setting, Monitoring and Evaluation Cell, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology Matsyapuri P.O.Wellington Island COCHIN - 682 029 Kerala, India

Area of Interest: Fisheries, Ocean Sciences, Environment


Akira Asakura,  Zoology Department, Natural History Museum and Institute, Chiba. 955-2, Aoba-cho, Chuo-ku, Chiba 260, Japan.  

Area of Research / Interest: Aquatic biology, shallow water Decapod Crustacea, popular ecology, interstitial animals.


Christopher M. Austin, School of Ecology and Environment, Deakin University,Warrnambool Campus. 8 Kelp Street, Warrnambool. 3280, Australia.

Area of Research / Interest: Aquatic animal biodiversity, molecular systematics, evolution and population genetics of crustacean and fish species, taxonomy of freshwater crayfish, management and genetic improvement of aquaculture species.


Ulisses Manuel de Miranda Azeiteiro, IMAR – Institute of Marine Research – Centro Interdisciplinar de Coimbra, a/c Departamento de Zoologia, Faculdade de Cięncias e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 3004-517 Coimbra, Portugal.

Area of Research / Interest: Plankton biology and ecology,eutrophication,aquatic ecology.


Rick Battarbee, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, UK. 

Area of Research / Interest: Diatom analysis, palaeolimnology, environmental changes, Pollution risk, global change, acid rain and its impact.


Peter Alan Cook, Department of Zoology, U.C.T., Centre of Excellence, Natural Resource Management, Albany, Western Australia.

Area of Research / Interest: Biological limnology, freshwater aquaculture, freshwater prawn, trout, mussels, barnacles, pollution of freshwater systems.


Keith A. Crandall, Department of Integrative Biology, 675 Widtsoe Building, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602-5181, USA. 

Area of Research / Interest:  Biological limnology, molecular systematics and population/conservation genetics, freshwater crayfish, crabs and barnacles.  


Ravi Fotedar, Aquatic Science Research Unit, Curtin University of Technology, Brodie Hall Building, 1 Turner Avenue, Technology Park, Bentley, Western Australia 6102,     

Area of Research / Interest: Inland saline water aquaculture, production biology of aquaculture species, feeding and nutrition, total quality management of seafood.


Peter Andrew Gell, Austral Environmental Change Research Centre, Adelaide University, Australia, 
Area of Research / Interest:  Paleolimnology, particularly of smaller lake systems and floodplain wetlands, as well as diatom-based stream and lake, biomonitoring, climate change ,rangelands biodiversity.


Elizabeth Helene Gierlowski-Kordesch, Department of Geological Sciences, 316 Clippinger Labs, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA.
Area of Research / Interest:
Sedimentology (general processes, fluvial, lacustrine), ichnology (freshwater paleoecology and its relation to sedimentation, freshwater evolution of lacustrine communities), diagenesis (freshwater carbonates in fluvial and lacustrine settings, formation of carbonate paleosols, clastic carbonates), limnogeology (reconstruction of lacustrine/fluvial paleoenvironments, effects of tectonics and climate on lake/river     sedimentation, patterns in lacustrine sedimentation in time and space.


Chris Gordon, International Programmes, University of Ghana, P.O. Box LG 586, Legon, Accra, Ghana, 

Area of Research / Interest: Biodiversity of wetlands, bio-monitoring, biological indicators, aquatic resource management, zooplankton, macro-zoo benthos, ecosystem functioning and conservation.


Michal Grabouski, Department of Invertebrate Zoology & Hydrobiology, University of Lodz, Banacha, Lodz, Poland. 

Area of Research / Interest:  Biogeography and invasion history of aquatic biota, response of invasive amphipods to abiotic environmental conditions, breeding and feeding ecology of invasive freshwater and brackishwater fishes, place of amphipods in a trophic web including amphipod diet and fish diet analyses.


Nikolai Granin, Limnological Institute, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences;  P.O. Box 4199,Ulan-Batorskaya 3, Irkutsk, 664033. Russia.

Area of Research / Interest: Hydrophysics, hydrology, internal waves, water stratification, vertical water exchange, gas escapes, gas hydrates, global climate change, ice phenomena.


Elisabeth Maria Gross,  Limnological Institute, University of Konstanz, PO Box M659, D-78457 Konstanz, Germany.   

Area of Research / Interest: Chemical ecology of aquatic angiosperms, allelopathy, herbivory by aquatic insects, nutrient interference, macrophyte stoichiometry, UV-protection, ecology of shallow lakes, alternating stable states in shallow eutrophic lakes.


Piero Guilizzoni, CNR-Istituto per lo Studio degli Ecosistemi (ISE), Sezione di Idrobiologia ed Ecologia delle Acque Interne, Largo Tonolli 50, 28922 Verbania Pallanza, Italy. 
Area of Research / Interest:
Palaeolimnology of alpine, sub-alpine and volcanic lakes in Italy, Switzerland, and remote areas (Himalayas, Lapland, Svalbard), analysis of algal and bacteria pigments, geochemistry, palaeoclimate of holocene and pleistocene.


John Richard Jones, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, WA, School0 of Natural Resources 302 Anheuser-Busch Natural Resources Bldg., University of Missouri-Columbia Columbia, MO 65211-7240, USA.  

Area of Research / Interest: Reservoir and stream limnology, fate and effect of chemical contaminants in the aquatic environment, occurrence, persistence, toxicity, ecosystem dynamics, effects and rate of degradation of pollutants,  biological production, water quality relationship between organisms and environmental pollutants, aspects of source of pollutants, nutrients and sediments.


Külli Kangur,  Center for Limnology, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Estonian Agricultural University, Tartu, Estonia. 

Area of Research / Interest: Benthic-pelagic interactions and stability of the ecosystem in large shallow lakes, diversity and preservation of aquatic ecosystems, effect of benthic food web and benthic-pelagic coupling on the state of the ecosystem.


Oleg V.Kozlov,  Faculty of Natural Sciences, Kurgan State University, Gogolya str. 25, 640669, Kurgan, Russia, 

Area of Research / Interest: Ecological and economical bases of freshwater crustacean, hydrochemistry of West-Siberian lakes,dynamic of planktonic crustacean population in ivers, freshwater and salt lakes, primary production in lakes ecosystems, excretion of dissolved organic matter by planktonic algae and its using by zooplankton, trophical interactions in freshwater lakes.


Patrick L. Lawrence, Department  of Geography and Planning, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, 43606-3390, USA.  

Area of Research / Interest: Water resources / watershed management / wetland planning, use of GIS and remote sensing technology in community based environmental decision-making conservation, bioregional and landscape planning, impacts of land cover land use change, great lakes coastal / shoreline management and geomorphology, land use policy and planning evaluation, ecosystem planning, protected areas.


Ilona B. Muskó, Balaton Limnological Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Science H-8237 Tihany, Hungary.

Area of Research / Interest: Hydrobiology, ecology, ecophysiology and life history of Amphioda (Crustacea) and zebra mussel, zoological investigation of the littoral zone of Lake Balaton, structure and ultrastructure of the alimentary system of Crustacea, impact of  pesticides on the alimentary system of the Crustacea.


Marinus Leendert Otte, Wetland Ecology Research Group, Department of Botany, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Area of Research / Interest
 Ecology, ecophysiology, ecotoxicology, wetland ecology, biogeochemistry, environmental science, botany, herpetology.


Mário Jorge V. Pereira, Departamento de Biologia, Universidade de Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro,  Portugal. 

Area of Research / Interest: Plankton biology and ecology, phycology, eutrophication, aquatic ecology and ecotoxicology.


Victor Pavlovich Podsechin, Pirkanmaa Regional Environment Centre, Rautatienkatu 21 B, Tampere, Finland.

Area of Research / Interest: Hydrology, hydrodynamic model development and application, flow and transport models of blue green algae and pollutants.


Sergey V. Ryanzhin, Institute of Limnology, Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Sevastynova 9, 196105 St.Petersburg, RF., Russia

Area of Research / Interest: Lake hydrometeorologic spectra for long-term, seasonal, synoptic, etc., scales and their ecological sequences, small-scale turbulence, langmuir circulation and internal waves in natural water bodies, as well as its role in formation of sea/lake physical regime, numerical modeling of lake currents, level variation and turbulent diffusion basing on the shallow water theory, current activity, relationship for world lake morphometry, thermal and water lake regimes in global, continental and regional scales, developing the database and geographical information system (GIS) for the world lakes, thermophysical properties of lake sediments and lake water-sediment heat interaction.


Matt R. J. Sheehy, Department of Biology, Adrian Building, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK. 

Area of Research / Interest: Population biology, fisheries ecology, spatially and physiologically resolved population dynamics of aquatic organisms, in particular the use of age  pigments as a tool for aquatic bioresource management and sustainability.


John P. Smol, Paleoecological Environmental Assessment and Research Laboratory (PEARL), Queen's University, Dept. of Biology, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6 Canada. 

Area of Research / Interest: Paleolimnology,  global environmental change, issues related to climate change, water pollution and the protection of the arctic environment.


Ian Stewart Spooner, Department of Geology, Acadia University, Wolfville,Nova Scotia, B4P 2R6,  Canada.

Area of Research / Interest: Paleolimnological researches, reconstruction of holocene climate change using multiproxy analysis of sediments, changes in lake sediment stratigraphy associated with late glacial climate change, palynological reconstruction of  late quaternary  paleoclimate, geomorphology, sedimentology. 


Arkady Yu. Terzhevik, Laboratory of Hydrophysics, Northern Water Problems Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Aleksander Nevsky st. 50, 185030 Petrozavodsk, Russia.  

Area of Research / Interest: thermal structure and water movement in lakes, thermal bar phenomenon in great lakes, numerical modeling of weather conditions over great lakes for long-period alternative forecast of hydrodynamic and ecological situations, Princeton Ocean Model applications to freshwater basins, thermal structure and circulation in ice-covered lakes, investigation of thermal bar dynamics by means of satellite imagery, coastal hydrodynamics of great lakes (upwelling, coastal baroclinic jets, etc.).


Jan Marcin Weslawski, Department of Marine Ecology, Institute of Oceanography PAS, Powstancow, Warszawy 5581-712 Sopot, Poland.  

Area of Research / Interest:  Food web, climate change / biodiversity interactions, Malacostraca, benthic and pelagic groups, shores ecology, integrated coastal zone management.


Gesa Antonie Weyhenmeyer, Department of Environmental  Assessment, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Box 7050, 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden.

Area of Research / Interest: Ecological responses to climate change, evaluation of water quality data, atmospheric impacts on aquatic ecosystems, relationships between plankton biomass and organic/inorganic suspended matter.


Ram Rao Yerubandi, National Water Research Institute, Canada Centre for Inland Waters, 867 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, Ontario, L7R4A6, Canada. 

Area of Interest: Physical limnology, hydrology, climatology, lake modeling, estuarine processes, circulation and dispersion in great lakes.


Hucai Zhang, Institute of Geography and limnology, CAS, East Beijing road, 73, Nanjing 2100008, China. 

Area of Research / Interest: Lake environments, palaeoenvironmental reconstruction, geochemical (elements and isotopes) theory and geochemistry of deposits, water and ice, climatic change and modeling, environmental change in arid and cold areas.


Dr. Subha Ganguly, Scientist (Food Microbiology) & Pr.Investigator, Sub-Projects, AICRP On Post Harvest Technology (ICAR), Department of Fish Processing Technology, Faculty of Fishery Sciences, West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, 5, Budherhat Road, P.O. Panchasayar, Kolkata - 700 094, WB, India

Area of Interest: Microbiology, Bacteriology, Virology, Pathology, Toxicopathology, Biochemistry, Public Health.


Hirethota, Pradeep S. University/Department: Department of Natural Resources, Wisconsin, USA

Area of Interest : Fisheries Biology and Management, Environmental Monitoring, Aquatic Ecology


P K Joshi, Department of Natural Resources, University/Department: TERI University, New Delhi, India
Area of Interest: Landscape ecology, remote sensing, GIS, spatial modeling


Indrakant K Singh, Zoology Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi Kalkaji, New Delhi, India
Area of Interest: Cell Biology, Genetics, Genomics, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, and Environmental Sciences.


Sri Niwas, Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee A-1 Hillview Apartment, IIT Roorkee Campus,
Roorkee Uttarakhand, Roorkee, India
Area of Interest: Geohydrlogy, Well logging, Geoelectromagnetism


Dr. Shashikant Ramrao Sitre, Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, N.S. Science and Arts College, Bhadrawati, Distt. Chandrapur, Maharashtra, India

Area of Intrest: Reservoir and Strem Limnology, Plankton Biology and Ecology, Fisheries Biology, Environmental Sciences


Dr. Rajendra Vithalrao Tijare, Govt. Institute of Science, Nagpur, R.T.M. Nagpur University, Nagpur.Gansagar Complex’, Tajnagar, Nagpur – 27, Maharashtra, India
Area of Interest: Aquatic Biology, Fishery & Toxicology


Mohammad Valipour, Department of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, College of Abureyhan, University of Tehran, Unit 13, No. 52, Khanali Avenue, Kord Avenue, Resalat Highway, Tehran,Iran

Area of Interest: Surface and pressurized irrigation, Drainage engineering, Relationships between energy and environment, Agricultural water management, Mathematical and computer modeling and optimization, Water resources, Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Hydroclimatology, Hydrometeorology, Hydroinformatics, Hydrodynamic, Hydraulic, Fluid mechanics, Heat transfer in soil media


Dr. H. Narendra Singh, RS-GIS Group, Climatology and Hydrometeorology Division, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, NCL Post Pashan, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Area of Interest: Application of RS-GIS in hydrometeorological studies, Hydromodelling (catchment and river basin scale), Climate change vis-a-vis environmental change, Rainfall variability and Atmospheric circulation.





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