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. You are invited to join us, wherever you may be, from anywhere around the world.


Zlatko Levkov
Approaches, challenges, and perspectives on developing a national flora

Andrea Burfeid and Michael Kloster
Digital Diatomology

Kateřina Kopalová, Dept. of Ecology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague
The genus Luticola

Andrew Alverson, University of Arkansas
Microbial biogeography - Discostella asterocostata

David Williams, The Natural History Museum London
Diatom classification and (some) other stories

Maria Kahlert, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Intercalibration/harmonization in the Nordic Baltic network

Sarah Spaulding and Meredith Tyree, University of Colorado
Composition of diatom assemblages

Vicky Chraibi, Tarlton State University, and Shelly Wu, Texas Christian University
Golden(-brown) Opportunities: Diatoms in Education

Paula Furey, St. Catherine University
The genus Eunotia

Susanna Theroux and Raphael Mazor, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project
California Algal Assessment

Marina Potapova and Mark Edlund
Navigating diatom nomenclature

Sylvia Lee, Sarah Spaulding, Meredith Tyree and Mark Edlund
What is a diatom species?

Jeffery Stone, Indiana State University
Directional selection observed in diatom lake records from western North America

Meredith Tyree, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR), University of Colorado
Voucher Floras

Mark Edlund and David Burge, University of Minnesota
Diatoms and paleolimnology: Lake history through the lens of a frustule

Nicholas Schulte, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR), University of Colorado
Using diatom DNA in environmental assessments: techniques and timeline to operation

Marina Potapova, Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
The genus Planothidium: taxonomic revisions and common freshwater species of North America

Jan Stevenson, Michigan State University
Using diatoms in ecological assessment

Sarah Spaulding, U.S. Geological Survey / INSTAAR, University of Colorado
Introduction to Diatom Web Academy

Sylvia Lee, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Diatom Taxonomic Certification

Euan Reavie, University of Minnesota, Ely
Tiny things, Great Lakes