The Japanese Society of LIMNOLOGY
Establishment and Background
The Japanese Society of Limnology was founded in 1931 for the purpose of
promoting and fostering the study of limnology in the broad meaning of
It publishes quarterly "The Japanese Journal of Limnology" and
holds an annual meeting consisting of lectures, discussions and symposiums
on limnological subjects.
Membership (October, 2008)
(1) Annual Conventions
The 74th Convention will be held at Oita (Oita Pref.) during 14-17
Cities where the convention was held after 2000 are as follows:
Fukuoka in 2000, Sendai in 2001, Fuchu in 2002, Okayama
in 2003, Niigata in 2004, Kashiwara in 2005, Matutyama in 2006,
Mito in 2007, and Sapporo in 2008.
(2) Local Society
Hokkaido Local Society, Koshinetu Local Society, Kanto Local Society, Chubu
Local Society, Kinki Local Society.
"The Japanese Journal of Limnology" (in Japanese) and "Limnology" (in English) are published three times per year, respectively. Research articles, note,
reviews and information on aspect of limnology are written in English or
"Limnology" is published by Springer in association with
the Japanese Society of Limnology. The editors welcome original scientific
contributions on physical, chemical, biological, or related research, including
environmental issues, on any aspect of theoretical or applied limnology.
The journal publishes research papers, notes, review articles, Asia/Oceania
reports, and comments.
(Informations on "Limnology" : Contents, Instructions for Authors,
Top Page of Springer
Publications before 2000
"The Japanese Journal of Limnology" has been written in both
Japanese and English until 1999. However, it is restricted in Japanese since the establishment of "Limnology" in 2000,
Contents of Volume 59 and 60 (1998 - 1999)
Council and Officers (2013)
President: Michio KUMAGAI
General Secretary : M. YOH
Editor-in-Chief : J. URABE (Limnology) and Y. SEIKE (Japanese Journal
Secretary : K. KOBA
Treasurer : K. KODERA
Executive Editor : T. IWATA (Limnology) and H. KAMIYA (Japanese Journal
Secretary for Environmental Problems : J. NISHIHIRO
Secretary for International Relation : Y. IIZUMI
Academic Secretary : H. HAMADA
Secretary for Public Relations : T. YOSHIDA, N. AIKO
Application for Membership
Membership in the Society is open to anyone interested in the field of
limnology who whishes to receive the "Limnology" and "Japanese
Journal of Limnology".
Institutions are eligible to become members.
Annual dues are;
Regular members --- 10,000 Japanese Yen
Write to: The Japanese Society of Limnology
Student members --- 5,000 Japanese Yen
Institutional members --- 20,000 Japanese Yen
Members with restricted subscription ("Limnology" only) --- 5,000
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4-4-19 Takadanobaba, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-0075, JAPAN
Tel: +81-3-5389-6654, Fax: +81-3-3368-2822
Informations on the 75th Annual Meeting of
the Japanese Society of LIMNOLOGY
Dates: Sep 17 (Fri) - Sep 20 (Mon), 2010
Informations on DIALOG Program
Venue: Hirosaki University, Bunkyocho Campus (Hirosaki City)
Further information (in Japanese) is found
in URL: http://wwwsoc.nii.ac.jp/jslim/taikai/index.html.
DIALOG (the Dissertations Initiative for the Advancement of Limnology and
Oceano graphy) is a program for recent Ph.D. Receipients across the aquatic
sciences and related disciplines. The Japanese Society of Limnology is
one of the co-sponsor societies. Further information (in Japanese) is found
in Vol.64 No.3 pp.245-247 of "The Japanese Journal of Limnology".
The Second Japan-Korea Joint Symposium on Limnology
September 16-18, 2005 at International House Osaka and Osaka Kyoiku University,
The First Korea-Japan Joint Symposium on Limnology
May 19-22, 2004 at Pusan National University, Pusan, Korea.
E-mail to the Office:
(S. NOHARA, Secretary)
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