Dr A. Mebarki,
Professor, Department in Civil
Engineering, Risk and Reliability, Structural Analysis University Paris-Est
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
Dr. Sheikh Mohd Imran,
Sr. Assistant Librarian, Department Of Allama Iqbal Library,
University of Kashmir, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India.
Area of Interest : Application of Information Technology in Libraries,
Automation in Libraries, Library Software Packages, Reference Service and
Application of e-learning in Library and Information Science
Dr Mrs Meenal Oak, Librarian, Imcc Library,
IGNOU Study Center 16142 MES IMCC, Pune, India.
Area of Interest : Library Management, Bechmarking & service quality,
Knowledge organization, Library Automation
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
Zoology Department, Natural History Museum and Institute,
Chiba. 955-2, Aoba-cho, Chuo-ku, Chiba 260, Japan.
of Research / Interest: Aquatic biology, shallow
water Decapod Crustacea, popular ecology, interstitial animals.
M. Austin, School
of Ecology and Environment, Deakin University,Warrnambool Campus. 8 Kelp
Street, Warrnambool. 3280, Australia.
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.
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.
of Research / Interest: Plankton biology and ecology,eutrophication,aquatic
Battarbee, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H
of Research / Interest: Diatom analysis, palaeolimnology, environmental
risk, global change, acid rain and its impact.
Department of Zoology, U.C.T., Centre of Excellence, Natural
Resource Management, Albany, Western Australia.
of Research / Interest: Biological limnology, freshwater aquaculture,
freshwater prawn, trout, mussels, barnacles, pollution of freshwater systems.
A. Crandall, Department of Integrative
Biology, 675 Widtsoe Building, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602-5181,
of Research / Interest: Biological limnology, molecular systematics
and population/conservation genetics, freshwater crayfish, crabs and
Fotedar, Aquatic Science Research Unit,
Curtin University of Technology, Brodie Hall Building, 1 Turner Avenue,
Technology Park, Bentley, Western Australia 6102,
of Research / Interest: Inland saline water aquaculture, production biology
of aquaculture species, feeding and nutrition, total quality management of
Andrew Gell, Austral Environmental Change Research Centre, Adelaide
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.
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
Gordon, International Programmes,
University of Ghana, P.O. Box LG 586, Legon, Accra, Ghana,
of Research / Interest: Biodiversity of wetlands,
bio-monitoring, biological indicators, aquatic resource management, zooplankton,
macro-zoo benthos, ecosystem functioning and conservation.
Grabouski, Department of Invertebrate Zoology & Hydrobiology,
University of Lodz, Banacha, Lodz, Poland.
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
Granin, Limnological Institute, Siberian Branch of the Russian
Academy of Sciences; P.O. Box 4199,Ulan-Batorskaya 3, Irkutsk, 664033.
of Research / Interest: Hydrophysics, hydrology, internal waves, water
stratification, vertical water exchange, gas escapes, gas hydrates, global
climate change, ice phenomena.
Limnological Institute, University of Konstanz, PO Box M659, D-78457 Konstanz,
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.
CNR-Istituto per lo Studio degli Ecosistemi (ISE), Sezione di Idrobiologia
ed Ecologia delle Acque Interne, Largo Tonolli 50, 28922 Verbania Pallanza,
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.
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.
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.
Kangur, Center for Limnology,
Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Estonian Agricultural
University, Tartu, Estonia.
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.
V.Kozlov, Faculty of Natural
Sciences, Kurgan State University, Gogolya str. 25, 640669, Kurgan,
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.
L. Lawrence, Department of
Geography and Planning, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, 43606-3390,
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.
B. Muskó, Balaton Limnological Research Institute, Hungarian Academy
of Science H-8237 Tihany, Hungary.
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.
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.
Jorge V. Pereira, Departamento de
Biologia, Universidade de Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal.
of Research / Interest: Plankton biology and
ecology, phycology, eutrophication, aquatic ecology and ecotoxicology.
Pavlovich Podsechin, Pirkanmaa Regional Environment Centre,
Rautatienkatu 21 B, Tampere, Finland.
of Research / Interest: Hydrology,
hydrodynamic model development and application, flow and transport models of
blue green algae and pollutants.
V. Ryanzhin, Institute of Limnology, Russian Academy of Sciences
9, 196105 St.Petersburg, RF., Russia
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
R. J. Sheehy, Department of Biology, Adrian Building, University of
Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK.
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
P. Smol, Paleoecological Environmental Assessment and Research
Queen's University, Dept. of Biology, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6 Canada.
of Research / Interest: Paleolimnology, global
environmental change, issues related to climate change, water pollution and the
protection of the arctic environment.
Stewart Spooner, Department of Geology, Acadia University,
Wolfville,Nova Scotia, B4P
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,
Yu. Terzhevik, Laboratory of
Hydrophysics, Northern Water Problems Institute, Russian
Academy of Sciences, Aleksander Nevsky st. 50,
185030 Petrozavodsk, Russia.
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.).
Marcin Weslawski, Department
of Marine Ecology, Institute of Oceanography PAS, Powstancow, Warszawy 5581-712
of Research / Interest: Food
web, climate change / biodiversity interactions,
Malacostraca, benthic and pelagic groups, shores ecology, integrated coastal
Antonie Weyhenmeyer, Department of
Environmental Assessment, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Box
7050, 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden.
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
Rao Yerubandi, National Water Research Institute, Canada Centre for
Inland Waters, 867 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, Ontario, L7R4A6, Canada.
of Interest: Physical limnology, hydrology, climatology, lake
modeling, estuarine processes, circulation and dispersion in great lakes.
Zhang, Institute of Geography and
limnology, CAS, East Beijing road, 73, Nanjing 2100008, China.
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.
University/Department: Department of Natural Resources, Wisconsin,
of Interest : Fisheries Biology and Management, Environmental Monitoring,
K Joshi, Department of Natural Resources, University/Department: TERI
University, New Delhi, India
Area of Interest: Landscape ecology, remote sensing, GIS, spatial
K Singh, Zoology Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi Kalkaji, New
Area of Interest: Cell Biology, Genetics, Genomics, Biotechnology,
Bioinformatics, and Environmental Sciences.
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
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
Rajendra Vithalrao Tijare, Govt. Institute of Science, Nagpur, R.T.M.
Nagpur University, Nagpur.Gansagar Complex’, Tajnagar, Nagpur – 27,
Area of Interest: Aquatic Biology, Fishery & Toxicology
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
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
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
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.