Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

First published in 1981, Freshwater Forum was the regular members’ journal until 2007 (volume 27) and is now an intermittent publication for conference proceedings and special thematic issues relating to freshwater science.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Freshwater Forum is subject to internal editing by the Freshwater Biological Association and may be subject to peer review.


Publication Frequency

Freshwater Reviews has replaced Freshwater Forum as the members journal of the FBA. Freshwater Forum will be retained as an occasional publication for special issues and conference proceedings. If you are interested in proposing a future issue, please contact Karen Rouen.


Author Self-Archiving

Authors retain the right to: 1. Display their own version of the article as originally submitted on their personal/academic website(s) with a link to the final version on Freshwater Forum; 2. Use (and permit others to use) the article within their own organisation for non-commercial uses e.g. for teaching purposes, on the condition that the Freshwater Biological Association is cited correctly as the publisher.