Diatom Web Academy

We are expanding the number of webinars in the Diatom Web Academy during the pandemic. Sessions are recorded and can be accessed for later viewing....

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Exploring diatom motility

I recently discovered the website, Observation of Diatoms, created and maintained by Thomas Harbich. The site is a wonderful addition to...


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WEBINAR: The genus Eunotia

The genus Eunotia Description: The diatom genus Eunotia Ehrenberg is diverse in freshwaters worldwide, especially acidic, dystrophic or...

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WEBINAR: The genus Planothidium

Description: The diatom genus Planothidium Round and L. Bukhtiyarova includes several morphospecies that are extremely common in freshwaters and...


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Fit for purpose?

It is sobering to think that the Water Framework Directive (WFD) will be twenty years old this year (23 October, to be precise). The 70 pages of...

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